Women and Climate On the Horn Of Africa

Barlin Hassan Ali Interviewed by Lisa Cloete I understand you have a long working relationship with Hank, can you tell me a short story about that? Hank came to Somalia when desertification was made worse by tens of thousands of refugees pouring in from Ethiopia. As the director of a national woodstoves program, he faced […]

Help People Where They Are

Early in my career I had the good fortune to be offered a life-defining experience by working in the refugee camps in Somalia. Ali Matan was a camp of 20,000 refugees near the town of Lugh within a day’s drive of the Ethiopian and Kenyan borders. The refugees lived in shelters made of bent sticks […]