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Recognizing female entrepreneurs on International Women’s Day

Women across the globe face obstacles to becoming entrepreneurs. Traditional views about gender norms, lower levels of education, shouldering the burden of domestic duties, a lack of female role models, and outright discrimination are only some of the barriers that women encounter on the path to starting a business. Such issues are only further exacerbated

Solar-powered cold storage for Kenyan farmers with Solar Freeze

Growing up in a rural village in Kenya, Dysmus Kisilu witnessed the many problems facing the farmers in his community. Lacking access to electricity

  • Alise Brillault
  • February 27, 2019
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Talking environmental sustainability in the travel industry with Adventurous Kate (Part I)

In 2010, Kate McCulley quit her job to embark on a 6-month backpacking trip to Southeast Asia. At the same time, she launched her blog Adventurous Kate in order to document her travels. That trip turned into a full-time career as a travel blogger, with Kate having now visited 74 countries and all 7 continents. Kate has

  • Alise Brillault
  • November 27, 2018
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Urbanization in Africa: creating both problems and solutions for climate change

The world is urbanizing at a rapid pace, and this is especially true when it comes to Africa. The UNDP estimates that 2/3 of the global population will live in cities by 2050, and 90% of that growth will take place in developing countries. As millions of people move to urban centers seeking better economic prospects, this

Combatting malnutrition, food waste, and climate change through sustainable agribusiness

Kenya is a country that simultaneously suffers from malnutrition and food waste. On the one hand, USAID reports that nearly a quarter of Kenyan children under 5 suffer from stunting, or an abnormally low height for age. Yet, Kenyan food exporters report that nearly 50% of produce is rejected before being exported. Exacerbating this situation is climate

How climate change threatens girls’ education

Climate change is said to be a “problem multiplier.” For instance, there is evidence that rising temperatures can make vulnerable communities even more prone to violent conflict than they already are. In a similar fashion, at-risk girls in the developing world are disproportionately affected by climate change. In particular, families who struggle to send their daughters to

Fighting climate change, creating peace

The Syrian Civil War has been one of the most devastating conflicts of our time. Lesser known, however, is that some of the roots of the conflict can be linked to climate change issues. Due to a drought and harvest losses, food prices in Syria have gone up about 26% annually; this coupled with many other socioeconomic grievances

  • Alise Brillault
  • September 21, 2018
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Hundreds of eager teens attend the Inspire Leadership event

Given that youth are vital resource to ensuring a more sustainable future and fulfilling the SDGs, KCIC believes it is important to begin now- while they are still teenagers- to empower them to become the better leaders of tomorrow. A few weeks back, more than 550 teenagers attended the Inspire Leadership event which was geared at

Reducing water waste to help the environment and the bottom line

While working in water service providing, Joab Amollo began to notice over time the amount of water that was being wasted in the production process. Through leaks, poor metering, and problems with data handling, he found that an average of 50% of water typically gets lost and becomes “non-revenue water.”  Amollo consequently saw an opportunity

Training Green Entrepreneurs at the ClimateLaunchpad Boot Camp

My knowledge management and communications internship at KCIC oftentimes affords me some very cool experiences- such as getting to be a part of the ClimateLaunchpad (CLP) Boot Camp. While I was primarily there to tweet, in the process I learned so much about entrepreneurship and met some very inspiring individuals working to combat climate change,