These pictures were taken on my field visits in October.
Roof rain water harvesting at a rural school.
"Deforestation" caused by elephants at a primary school.
Common view from WFP Landcruiser in Laikipia (a semi-arid area).
Inefficient stoves used for cooking WFP school meals.
Entrance to a primary school.
This is a school kitchen; the women is the cook. Note that every child brings 3 liters of water to school every day because the school has no access to water.
The biggest tree Kristoffer has ever seen. It is a baobab tree, very common here.
Children outside of a primary school (staring at the Mzungu).
Drying rack for students' bowls after lunch.
After a long drought, the first drops of rain.
A hydropower dam...but very little water.
Chalkboard outside of a primary school, displaying the school's spending.
This is a household energy-saving stove that I am working on getting distributed to refugees in Kenya. I was testing it at home to see how much wood it used and how much time it took to boil water: the results showed that it used about 70% less wood than a traditional stove (1/2 pound of firewood to bring 2 liters of water to boil in 17 minutes).