Profile: Boniface Mwangi

  Photographer, activist, and founder of Picha Mtaani, the youth led peace initiative, Boniface Mwangi is making waves in Kenya as he continues to reveal the country’s troubles. First focusing on photojournalism, Boniface worked with The Standard, a local newspaper, taking shots of news while trying to pay for his schooling. In 2005, he won…

The Flamingos of Lake Bogoria

    Lake Bogoria in Kenya, is home to an amazing sight – thousands of flamingos! Why do so many of the amazing birds migrate to the beautiful lake that they turn it pink?   An Amazing Sight and Sound   Flamingos honk at Lake Bogoria in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, showing up yearly by…

Pencils of Promise

  PoP, or Pencils of Promise was founded by Adam Braun, an entrepreneur, best-selling author and philanthropist. With his belief that everyone has promise and every child deserves the opportunity to a proper education, Adam started Pencils for Promise with the key “for purpose” approach. Based on for-profit leadership and non-profit focus, his organization ensures…

Tracking Wayde van Neikerk

  Wayde van Neikerk, the South African track star, is the first athlete to ever run 100 meters in under 10 seconds, and if that isn’t fast enough for you, the career of this stunning star may be. As the current world champion representative of South Africa, this speedy runner has just about every medal…

Tanzanian Albinos Targeted for Witchcraft

  The Tanzania government is not only aware of the seriousness of witchcraft, but many still practice this ritual in today’s politics. The Deputy Home Affairs Minister, Pereira Silima, recently warned politicians that the use of Albino parts for witchcraft would not win them an election. With the Tanzania government having to issue a widespread…

Sustainable Energy on the Rise in Africa

  Many communities around the world would benefit from a low impact renewable energy source to power their daily lives, and African countries may just be on track to lead the world in the initiative. It’s an exciting time in Africa and many experts believe that renewable energy is about to explode across the continent…