Women Deliver 2016

Women Deliver 2016

As world leaders gather in Copenhagen for women’s health, we’re highlighting the reality of access to health amongst one of the world’s most impoverished and isolated populations: pastoralist women in sub-Saharan Africa. BOMA participant, Adhi Goba, experienced chest...
Participant Profile: Choro Lemuson

Participant Profile: Choro Lemuson

More than once, Choro Lemuson begged the headmaster of her children’s’ school to let her kids remain in class with no uniforms. She could barely afford the school fees for her seven children, let alone uniforms. “I felt very embarrassed for...
BOMA adopts Mobile Banking

BOMA adopts Mobile Banking

Over the past decade, Kenya has become a leader in the development of mobile banking technology. While many urban areas in the country have adopted m-banking services, sparsely populated regions have been relatively unaffected by this technological advancement. In...
Participant Profile: Bone Guyo

Participant Profile: Bone Guyo

Bone Guyo used to beg neighbors and shopkeepers for food for her children. Her husband did not work and her only source of income came from her livestock. When the drought came and the livestock suffered, Bone had nowhere to turn. “Those were very hard times,”...