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Feb 28, 2018

In this episode, we hear the story of Gideon Wanyama’s arduous journey from small farm to college to joining the hundreds of millions of fellow African youths entering the job market – a generation yearning to contribute to the continent’s growth.  It is a journey of ambition, hard work, tremendous...


Feb 22, 2018

In this episode, we learn how even the best nutrition projects can be undermined by bad water, poor sanitation and hygiene, and lousy infrastructure.  From northern Uganda, we hear a mother’s agony when her healthy, robust child suddenly falls ill after a few sips of water… unclean water, it turned out.  A narrative...


Feb 12, 2018

In this episode, we hear the power of agriculture to move people from "neither/nor" lives to "and" lives - nutrition AND school, home improvements AND new clothes. This is a narrative from the First 1,000 Days book. 


Jan 10, 2018

In this episode, we discover how poor health care infrastructure can turn what should be the happiest day (the birth of a child) into the most perilous day.  From northern Uganda, we hear from new mom Esther as she prays for her child to be born before the clinic’s electricity fades away at night.  Meanwhile,...


Dec 20, 2017

In this episode, we hear from new moms and moms-to-be about the universal craving for nutrition knowledge.  From the western highlands in Guatemala, we learn how knowledge can be both power, and a burden.  A narrative tale from The First 1,000 Days book.