Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.
A new study in Kenya shows not only increased labor market participation, but higher earnings and shifts in employment when mothers are offered subsidized daycare.
He gives away 80% of his income to help the poor.
The Government of Kenya, with the help from the World Bank, is providing Kenyan youth with more agency and a platform to voice their thoughts and concerns about how budget is spent.
Viachaslau Kananovich is a student from Minsk, Belarus. He is a winner of the essay writing competition held by the World Bank office in Belarus.
Belarus urgently needs structural economic reforms to avoid economic instability.
Why the urgency, you may ask, especially given that Belarus has made significant strides in reducing poverty…
A new report examines case studies of successful biodigester programs and discusses how agriculture programs can support the expansion of clean cooking technologies.