The Costs and Benefits of the Millennium Villages: Correcting the Center for Global Development
In Northern Ghana, roughly 30,000 people will benefit from a new Millennium Villages site.
By Paul Pronyk
Scholarships Brighten Future for Young Girls in Rural Kenya
Early pregnancy, school fees, family obligations are among the reasons girls don't go beyond primary schooling. Connect to Learn is helping girls get a secondary school education.
By Natalia Mroz
Tommy Hilfiger Launches 'Promise Collection' to Support Ruhiira
Katie Holmes visited the Millennium Village of Ruhiira in Uganda. She helped to launch the collection.
By Kyu Lee
Pay-as-you-go Electricity Lights Way in Millennium Villages
A central solar electricity system connects multiple households and businesses. Customers buy prepaid scratch cards and send text messages to a payment server.
By Jeremy Hinsdale
Grams per Ton: What Does a Millennium Village Look Like in a Gold Mine?
Most artisanal or small-scale mining communities—in Ghana and across Africa—have been extracting gold for centuries, long before prices rallied in the last decade.
By Allison Greenberg
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