relief efforts

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Martin Fisher with the San-Francisco based non-profit organization, KickStart. KickStart is marketing relatively low-cost irrigation pumps in the province to help small-scale farmers.


Hillary Clinton in South Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa today as part of her 11-day tour of the African continent. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Peter Fabricius, foreign editor of the Johannesburg Star.


Doctors without Borders in Somalia

News of piracy often overshadows another story of Somalia: the suffering of ordinary Somalis. MSF nurse Javier Roldan started photographing the Somalis who came to the hospital in Jamaame. The result is a rare glimpse into the life of ordinary Somalis.


Aid frustration in Haiti

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott in Port au Prince, about the obstacles and frustrations surrounding efforts to get more aid to earthquake survivors in Haiti.

Lifestyle & Belief

Giving: The Power of Half

The Salwen family has taken an interesting path to help other people. They decided to sell their home and give half the money from the sale to charity. They've written a new book called 'The Power of Half.' From PRI's The World.