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Broken in the Warm Heart of Africa

Maria Oden watched her newborn daughter cling to life with the help of technology which motivated the Rice University bioengineer to help develop a suite of rugged, simple technologies to save lives of Malawi newborns. Read More
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Inspiration for our Work

Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, shares how recently seeing a team of Ethiopian doctors, nurses, and trainees restore sight to nearly 900 blind people reminded him of the Himalayan Cataract Project’s origins. Read More
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MacArthur Awards Journalism and Media Grants to Advance Accountability and Transparency in Nigeria

The grants seek to strengthen investigative and data-driven journalism in Nigeria and to reinforce the role played by independent media and citizens in revealing and documenting corruption. Read More
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Conference to Examine Conservation and Development in African Great Lakes

The African Great Lakes Conference aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to focus on sustainable development, human and environmental health, and biodiversity conservation in the African Great Lakes region. Read More