First Caesarian Section Sees Healthy Mother and Baby in Ruhiira
For mothers and newborn children in the Ruhiira, Uganda Millennium Village, a new operating theatre at the Rwekubo Health Center can mean the difference between life and death.
New Road Connects Tiby with Markets & Health Services
In April 2009, the Millennium Villages project completed construction of a new road in Mali. Following alongside the Niger River, the road connects the Tiby, Mali cluster of Millennium Villages with health services and markets in the town of Markala.
By Joaquin Aviles Lopez
Blogging from the MVP Nairobi Infrastructure Workshop
Large-scale infrastructure is often not included in the intervention portfolio for community-based development projects.
By Dennis Haraszko
Launch of a New Base Station for Mobile Communications in Pampaida
On Thursday, May 21, 2009, the Pampaida Millennium Village celebrated the launch of a new base station that will provide mobile communications to this rural Nigerian community.
By Bala Yusuf Yunusa
Koraro: Innovative projects for a better use of precious water
Surrounded by an arid landscape and set on eroded soil, the Millennium Village of Koraro, Ethiopia, and its 55,000 inhabitants face an enormous challenge: how to maximize water use, especially for agriculture and smallholder irrigation.
By Stephen Ngigi
The Community Resource Centre: Ruhiira’s window on the world
Not long ago, next to the Ruhiira Health Centre was a relatively unassuming looking building surrounded by scattered building blocks and cast in the shadow of a towering radio mast which usually had the ICT facilitator Elly Nankunda tinkering at the top of it.
By Naomi Handa-Williams
Solar Power Lights Up New Business in Uganda Village
Asimwe Enock provides haircuts using electricity from solar panels well into the night after the sun has gone down.
By Natalia Mroz
Sauri Looks Back on Five Years of Success
Located in Western Kenya, Sauri was the first Millennium Village (MV) to see the light in 2005. Five years on, the project area has grown to nearly 70,000 people and has registered numerous successes in its multi-sectoral approach.
By Salome Munyendo
Mayange Sees the Light at the End of the Tunnel!
Mayange had been yearning for this moment for a long time: finally, the community of this Rwanda Millennium Village has seen the light, in every sense of the word.
By Chrysostome Mutwarangabo
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