Category: Leadership

Nuru Kenya: Taking Stock Five Years After Expatriate Exit

Five years ago, Nuru International expatriates left Kenya and handed over the operations of the Nuru Kenya NGO to the local team. The…

Moving from Mentor to Mentee

In March, I had an opportunity to head back to Nuru Kenya to work with Pauline a bit. As always, the goat paths,…

Happy International Women’s Day: A Conversation with Feven Yimer

Feven Yimer has been working with Nuru Ethiopia since its Education Program began in 2014. Originally from Addis, Feven was driven to work…

Nuru-supported Hidota Cooperative Union develops local leaders

The Leadership Program at Nuru Ethiopia (NE) has been experiencing something of a reboot lately. We spent our early years focused on crafting…

Bravo to all the fathers and fathers-to-be!

Most of the tribes in Kenya once identified fathers as the providers, symbols of protection and influencers; but times have changed. Fathers now…

60 new cooperative leaders trained in Nuru leadership philosophy

Nuru Kenya Leadership is a sustainability program. As such, its goal is to ensure that community leaders are equipped to continuously implement impact…

Here’s how Nuru promotes peaceful and inclusive societies

In 2015, the UN ratified the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals which defined 17 specific goals for ending poverty. The goal that relates most to the Nuru…

First annual Nuru Kenya Servant Leadership Summit: a huge success!

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The first annual and much awaited Nuru Kenya Servant Leadership Summit finally kicked off on Sunday, the 22nd of November. Being a non-working day,…

Why is servant leadership important to Nuru?

Feature photo: Nuru Kenya Country Director Pauline Wambeti visiting the home of a Nuru farmer. Servant leadership is one of Nuru’s values. Nuru…

Defying cultural expectations as a ‘woman leader’

As a woman journeying through various roles in different organizations, I have grappled with conflicting cultural expectations whenever I dared to seek challenging…