Agents of Social Change in Africa

The first in Embassy's four-week series on the budding social reformist sector in South Africa, Kenya and Canada, profiling the people and the policies behind social entrepreneurship.

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 03/15/2006 12:00 am EST

"There are three kinds of people here in Kenya," says Dave, an eatery-owner in Kisumu, a city of 160,000 on Lake Victoria. He sets down a bill worth 60 cents for a satisfying lunch of milky tea, fried smelts and chapati. "The politicians, the business-minded and civil society, of which some are discouraged and others have given up."

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