Benine, a widow in Kibuye, Burundi has benefited a lot from the Savings For Life program. Manages to pay school fees for her son (pictured here), buy plots of land and livestock and take care of herself and her family. For World Relief.
Kokoi poses for a portrait carrying harvested sweet potatoes from her garden in Soroti, Eastern Uganda. Farm Africa's Orange Sweet Potato Project is helping farmers like her produce, process and sell high-quality orange sweet potatoes so they can grow their incomes, improve their diets and build healthier, more prosperous futures for themselves and their communities. For Farm Africa.
A farmer holds out a sweet potato vine in the groups'd demonstration garden in Soroti, Eastern Uganda. Farm Africa is teaching the framers how to grow high-quality orange sweet potatoes using the best quality vines with training in agricultural techniques such as staggered planting, which can increase the number of harvests each year. For Farm Africa.
A young boy gets checked for pneumonia using the Butterfly iQ scanner which is an ultrasound scan setup using just an iPhone and an ultrasound probe. For Butterfly Network Inc.
A young girl gets checked for pneumonia using the Butterfly iQ scanner which is an ultrasound scan setup using just an iPhone and an ultrasound probe. For Butterfly Network Inc.
Portrait of Gadi in South Omo region, Ethiopia. As primary care-givers, women are the key to tackling the severe poverty that families in South Omo face, and with the help of Farm Africa's Livestock for Livelihoods project, they can be able to. For Farm Africa.
Portrait of Awga in South Omo region, Ethiopia. As primary care-givers, women are the key to tackling the severe poverty that families in South Omo face, and with the help of Farm Africa's Livestock for Livelihoods project, they can be able to. For Farm Africa.
In South Omo region, Ethiopia. For Farm Africa.
Jocye Bosibori Mbaka visits Elizabeth Mokobi and Vincent Mokandu to check on their 2 months baby, also the couple's third born but the first pregnancy for which they have had a Community Health Worker's help in Mwanza, Tanzania. For The Aga Khan Foundation.
Dr. Chris Paul Tabalo, a Doctor checks on expectant women awaiting delivery in the maternity ward at Nyamagana hospital, Tanzania. For The Aga Khan Foundation.
Newborn babies with low Apgar scores are monitored by Nurse Duwe Yasinta at Nyamagana Hospital in Tanzania. For The Aga Khan Foundation.
Kaiso-tonya village, Lake Albert, Hoima District. The community of Kaiso - Tonya has been affected by the oil exploration process where the women used to access the oil reserve for firewood but now are nolonger allowed enough access. The lake (Lake Albert) has also become over populated because of the newly constructed road. For WomanKind Worldwide.
Norah Bahongye, a widow continues to learn her land rights through the National Association to Protect the Environment (NAPE). Currently, the oil pipelines are marked to pass on her land, in her garden in Kigaga village, Hoima district, Uganda. As member of the Kigaga Oil Refinery Women's Development Association, she gets support from fellow group menbers. For WomanKind Worldwide.
A pupil at Elangatawaus primary school in Kenya poses for a portrait. For World Relief.
Masai friends in Kajiado, Kenya. For World Relief.
Many children in rural areas miss out on finishing their homework because of an absence of a safe light source in the house. Access to clean energy is very much needed in many areas of rural Uganda. For Let There Be Light International.
A portrait of Nurse Margaret Kasolo, 57, at Kawala Health Center IV in Kampala, Uganda. She has been a midwife for 35 years and has worked with Action Aid since 2013 as a Gender Based Violence focal person at the hospital. Margaret links clients that need help from Action Aid to the organisation's shelters and Action Aid links clients that need medical attention to her at the hospital. For Action Aid UK.
Nurse Margaret Kasolo at work at Kawala Health Center IV in Kampala, Uganda. She has been a midwife for 35 years and has worked with Action Aid since 2013 as a Gender Based Violence focal person at the hospital. For Action Aid UK.
Baitha, a primary six pupil at Lufuka Islamic Day and Boarding Primary School collects water for ablution. The school pumps water into the big water tanks so that its safe for children to access during the day. For Agence Française de Développement.
Angaika Kalisum,from Morobu county in South Sudan is currently a women representative in her village in Bidibidi refugee settlement, a role through which she reaches out to women and offers counselling services. For Norwegian Refugee Council.
Oriem Jannette, 61, at her home in Kilima village, Kyangwali Refugee Settlement. Jannette lost her husband and three of her children during the 2000 war in DRC. She now lives in the settlement with her two grandchildren. For Norwegian Refugee Council.
One of the DREAMS project girls at Loro Primary School in Oyam poses for a photo after a group meeting. The meetings bring girls together to connect and share ideas, make friends and encourage them to support each others. For World Education - Bantwana.
Girls from the DREAMS project at Loro Primary School in Oyam pose for a photo after a group meeting. The meetings bring girls together to connect and share ideas, make friends and encourage them to support each others. For World Education - Bantwana.
Youths come to Asina - a Healthy Entrepreneur - for condoms, which are given out for free. They always get the condoms from inside the house as they are shy to be seen getting condoms by other people in the community. For Rutgers.
Steve G, an employee at Gulu Agricultural Development Association sifts through the cotton as it's kept to dry in a warehouse before processing. For Caritas International.
Pamela, a future NGO leader, plans to make a difference for girls in her community by listening to their needs. From the #FutureMe campaign for She’s The First.
Tracy wants to be a paediatric doctor when she grow up. From the #FutureMe campaign for She’s The First.
Zainab Ojaku, a nurse and mother of four, is a member of Yumbe Muslim women’s group. She started doing activism work to empower her daughters, she hopes for them to be confident, educated and profession women in the future. For International Rescue Committee.
Emmanuel Abukol and Alonga Andrew work at the furniture factory of Soroti Youth Skills Centre. For anhart.
A man collects plastic bottles from a drainage channel in Bwaise, one of the slum areas of Kampala. The bottles are collected and sold back to bottling companies like Coca Cola for recycling. For AMREF Health Africa.
Teen mothers attending a community event organised by MUTMUA (Muslim Teen Mothers Uprising Against Forced Marriages) aimed at engaging in a public dialogue about child marriages. For VOW / Girl First Fund.
Lydia* hangs her baby’s clothes at their home in Kyaka II refugee settlement. For Save The Children UK.