Category: Monitoring and Evaluation

Nuru Nigeria Applies Innovative Resilience Capacities Index

Nuru Nigeria Applies Innovative Resilience Capacities Index By 2030, about 80 percent of the world’s extreme poor will live in fragile states unable…

Five stages of building a locally-led M&E team

As Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Program Manager for Nuru Kenya, I consistently work with my team to build up different strengths that enable…

Leveraging data to drive program design: findings from Nuru Ethiopia Financial Inclusion baseline surveys

Ever wonder what your life would have been like if you’d taken a different path—like skipped out on college and started your own…

Knowing when locals are ready to lead

In June 2015, Nuru hit a major milestone that was seven years in the making: Nuru International’s expat team exited Kenya, leaving behind…

How Leaders Make Critical Decisions: Data First, Judgment Second

Feature photo: Members of the Nuru Kenya Monitoring and Evaluation team review early results from an Agriculture Program survey. In my two years as…

Genesis Analytics Evaluates Nuru Kenya for Helmsley Charitable Trust

In April 2015, Nuru Kenya received a visit from Genesis Analytics, a multinational consulting firm that advises governments and companies in emerging markets. This…

Lessons Learned in Measuring the “Parts” and “Sum of Parts” in Poverty Alleviation

Hi, Veronica Olazabal, M&E Director at Nuru International, here. Having worked in the international development sector for some time and driven by the…

When is the last time you swiped a credit card or paid for a purchase online?  For most of us, these transactions are…

As internal evaluators at Nuru, we periodically assess if our impact programs are contributing to our organization’s mission of ending extreme poverty. How…

Some say, “a picture is worth 1,000 words.” At Nuru, I think that our data collection efforts are sometimes worth more than a…