Category: Financial Inclusion

Can rural farmers cope with drought and famine?

El Niño has disrupted normal weather conditions and crop production in many parts of the world and across East Africa. This global weather…

How Nuru empowers Ethiopian women through Financial Inclusion
Why the majority of Nuru Ethiopia ‘savers’ are women

Feature photo: Women at a savings group meeting in Meteka Mele, Boreda District, Southern Ethiopia. For the last two or three decades, microfinance has…

Alice Challenges Herself to Save

In 2013, Alice Eminza Mubusi was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than her average daily financial requirements and having lost her son…

Financial Inclusion Program is Planning to Establish a Savings and Credit Cooperative in Ethiopia

In August 2014, the Nuru Ethiopia Financial Inclusion (FI) Program, formerly known as Community Economic Development, concluded a six-month program planning process (PPP)….

We are proud to introduce Ibrahim Sifuna, the Nuru Kenya Community Economic Development (CED) District Manager. With his extensive background in microfinance and community…

1.    Microfinance Industry failing people living in poverty? Since the 1990s, there has been a great deal of hope and enthusiasm that…

As Nuru’s Community Economic Development (CED) program grows, a key requirement for training emerges. We not only want to encourage farmers to save…

In this edition, I have the privilege of introducing our newest Community Economic Development (CED) Program Facilitator, Mr. Christopher Isele. Chris has joined…

We are thrilled to see Nuru’s Community Economic Development (CED) program growing every day and expanding its services to every village and community…