Nuru International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public benefit charity committed to ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas.

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*Based on 2019 audited financials

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Better Business Bureau

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is a national monitoring organization that completes comprehensive, in-depth evaluations of a charity’s governance, fund-raising practices, solicitations, and informational materials, along with how the charity spends its money. Nuru International meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Guidestar Exchange

GuideStar aims to revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving. Nuru International is listed on the GuideStar Exchange to publicly uphold our commitment to transparency and accountability.


Independent Charities of America

Independent Charities of America (ICA) aims to represent charities that meet the highest standards of public accountability and program effectiveness and to facilitate gifts to those charities from contributors in fund drives conducted at work and on the web. Nuru International is proud to display the ICA Seal of Excellence.

We are committed to transparency both financially and operationally.

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