Two local boys examine a pile of twisted metal gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 11th, 2019, in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
A woman reacts after being rescued from the Dusit Hotel on January 15th, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya.
A savings and loan group that began in a Nairobi slum gives members economic empowerment, access to childcare, and education for their children.
Breast milk offers better nutrition than formula to infants who cannot access their mother's milk. But centers have proliferated, raising other concerns.
The government has banned logging in the country for three months, driving cooking fuel prices through the roof.
Specially trained canines, with their outsized capacity to sniff out even well-hidden people and objects, are helping rangers at several major reserves to do their jobs better.
Locals in one of the country's vital biodiversity hotspots have found that traditional farming methods are helping them produce more crops while preserving the forest.
The night before the election results were announced, opposition leader Raila Odinga was in the lead. But when Kenyans woke up the next morning, the election had unexpectedly flipped in favor of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki.
In a remote village in Kenya, where it is difficult to cultivate crops, women have begun reshaping their fortunes by harvesting aloe plants and turning them into beauty products.
Growing native grasses allows cows to produce milk more efficiently and helps women in Kenya thrive where the men have struggled.
Supporters of Kenya's opposition party take shelter during a demonstration in Nairobi on November 20th, 2017.
At a refugee camp in Kenya, commerce is largely improvisational.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Overall, nations in the developing world are in limbo over the cuts, and worried they'll lose vital USAID funds.
Matthews Range, Kenya: From a perch in the Matthews Range, members of the Samburu, a tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists, look down at the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, which they're working to protect from elephant poachers.
As fences spring up on all sides, a great wildlife reserve morphs into something much less great.