Posts by Esther Kahinga
Social enterprises like Sanivation and Sanergy are bringing health, safety and hygiene to informal settlements in Kenya, and that means, according to the author, fewer children will die of diarrhea. Plus, these businesses are giving people an opportunity to experience dignified life in a sustainable way.
‘Banana Has Potential’: From a field school to commercial venture, Nyangorora provides a sustainable model for smallholder farmers
Nyangorora Banana Processors is a collaboration between farmers, research institutes, development partners and county governments that has evolved over time and could present a sustainable way of enhancing access to markets for smallholder farmers in developing countries.
NexThought Monday – Eying the Prizes: Can innovation challenges tackle the problem of energy access?
Over the past few years, innovation prizes have become common with development partners seeking to sponsor innovations that are likely to yield solutions to common development challenges. The opportunities to take part in these innovation prizes are numerous, but are they actually effective when it comes to getting the products into the hands of the people who need them?