When Poverty Quietly Morphs into Catastrophe

Nairobi – Wambui Karunyu, 72, and her seven-year-old grandson are the only surviving members of their immediate family.  Karunyu’s husband and five children all succumbed to the hardships of living in the semi-arid area of lower Mukurweini district in central Kenya. In 2009, a drought struck parts of central and southeast Kenya, leaving 3.8 million […]