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Launch and Grow: The Kenyan Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Women are a powerful force for economic growth and development, making important contributions to the economy as labour providers, care-givers for their families and entrepreneurs. Despite their enormous potential to the contribution of economic growth and development women are faced by a myriad of challenges.

Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (“wPOWER”)

In honor of “Gender Day” at the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-19), the United States is highlighting its actions to harness the potential of women and women’s networks to increase the use of clean energy technologies, which in turn helps reduce climate change.

Effectiveness of the Nyumba Kumi community policing initiative in Kenya

Youth in Kenya has great potential and present a great resource with respect to sustainable development. Given an opportunity, they can and have demonstrated capability in ensuring peace and development. However, over the years, youth have been disengaged from normal productive activities in school, in the family and community. This goes on to increased youth involvement in armed crime which has only led to the death of youth, both innocent and criminals. The measures put in place to halt the prevalence of youth involvement in armed crimes have not been as successful.