Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Kenyan eco-town: From the slums to a shining town on the hill

In Kenya, a little bit of money and a can-do attitude go a long way. Daniel Howden sees how Kaputei, a town built to help people escape Nairobi's slums, has transformed the lives of the country's poor.

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(The article is a bit long).

Contact lenses that can cure blindness

MILLIONS of blind and partially sighted people could be given their sight back after a major breakthrough by scientists.

- by Jo Willey

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Tuesday, 26 May 2009


At first I'll be linking to stories from the BBC, The Guardian, The Times and The Independent. Hopefully, I'll find happy stories from other news websites in the future.

Please feel free to contribute any happy news stories that you hear about.