Author: Jimmy Leak

Education Program Strategic Advisor — Dr. Jimmy Leak has designed and managed early grades literacy programs in East Africa. While completing his Ph.D. in Education and Policy and Social Context at the University of California, Irvine, he was named a 2011-2012 Public Impact Fellow for his research on teachers and early grades student achievement.

Nuru’s Education Program has been making huge strides over the past year and especially in the last few months. Despite our growth, one…

Great things are happening in Nuru’s education program, but sometimes the day-to-day stories and improvements get lost in the shuffle. Two members of…

After a long search, Nuru’s Education Program has finally found a District Manager. George Baridi officially began work with Nuru’s Education Team in…

Since the beginning of Nuru in 2008, Nuru’s education programs and initiatives had been concentrated in Isebania Division. As one of Nuru’s goals…

When you start working at Nuru, one of the first things you will hear about is the concept of servant leadership. Nuru’s Education…

The Education Program has seen tremendous growth in facilitation skills over the past few months. This growth is in no doubt thanks to…

Looking Ahead This week we are winding down our outreach program for 2012, which has made tremendous strides throughout the past 12 months….

Over the course of the past six weeks, the education program has been dealing with a lot of challenges. Kenya had a nationwide…

Even if you haven’t been paying attention to the news, over the last two weeks, as you walk through the streets of Isibania,…

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.” A common saying around Nuru, and one that one of our Field Managers, Sabora Chacha, made sure…