Helen Ewoton used to walk an hour and a half each way to fetch water for her family. Now, her village in Kenya has its own newly drilled well--thanks to Oxfam.
Do an acclaimed photographer's images for Oxfam bring attention to the drought in Kenya, or do they risk putting too much gloss on one of the world's biggest crises?
NFL superstar wide receivers Anquan Boldin of the Baltimore Ravens and Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals are teaming up once again on a mission to bring attention to the ongoing drought in East Africa.
Despite the rain, and the relief it brings, emergency conditions will likely last well into 2012.
"The scale of poverty in Dadaab is overwhelming," said the Oxfam Ambassador--but even in a time of crisis, people are determined to create a better future.
An emergency cash transfer program helps more than 5,500 hard-hit families take control of their futures.