• Una Hakika community ambassadors in the town of Kipini, Kenya
    Una Hakika community ambassadors in the town of Kipini, Kenya, in June 2014. (Photo: Adrian Gregorich)

Bad information can be deadly in southeastern Kenya, but a Canadian organization is working to stop it in its tracks. Brian Owens looks at how the Sentinel Project's text-messaging technology is helping quash rumours and save lives.​ Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world​, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.​