Category: Financial Inclusion

Nuru Ethiopia Partners with AMEA Network to Serve Farmer Organizations

Local partnerships that support locally-led solutions are a vital part of Nuru’s community climate resilience strategy. These partnerships support agribusiness professionalism among farmer…

Nuru Nigeria Marks Major Milestone with $2M USAID Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2021  Contact: Kellyn Lovell | info@nuruinternational.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – After many months of co-creation and adaptive learning, Nuru…

Rural Farmers in Ethiopia Cope With Drought and Famine

Across vast regions of Ethiopia, the belg (spring) rains, normally expected to start in February, mostly failed. El Niño has disrupted normal 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…