Category: Nuru Model

The Transformative Impact of Farmer Organizations in Ethiopia

This post is the second in this blog series. Click here to read Part 1.  Farmer organizations play a vital role in helping…

Restoring Our Earth Through Locally-led Development 

“Restore Our Earth” is the theme for Earth Day 2021. To “restore” is to repair, rebuild, or renew. These words, emotions, and actions…

Permagarden Training in Nigeria Cultivates Hope Among Rural Farmer Families

Permagarden training, a program Nuru Nigeria offers farmer association members to increase household nutrition, is launching for the second consecutive year. Permagarden Training:…

Nuru Kenya Celebrates Challenges at Humentum Africa

On June 2, Nuru Kenya and Nuru Social Enterprises presented virtually for Humentum Africa. Humentum brings together international relief and development organizations to…

Reflections on ‘expatriate exit’ from Nuru Ethiopia in 2018

Right now, the air is abuzz with opportunity in Ethiopia. Across the country there is talk of reform and change and new ideals…

Petit Rebwi Inspires Fellow Community-Owned Cooperatives

The hilly village of Nyamagenga in Kuria East sub-county is a breath-taking sight. From a distance you would mistake it for bare land…

How a community of farmers inspired me to leave Corporate Africa and join Nuru Social Enterprises

I spent the last 17 years working for some of the finest, most prestigious businesses in Africa and in the world as well….

Reflections on ‘expat exit’ from Nuru Kenya in 2015

2015 was a big year for Nuru Kenya. In June, our whole expat team living in Kenya packed up our suitcases, said our…

2015 Year in Review

The world is wrestling with some very difficult challenges after this year. ISIS, Al Qaeda and their affiliates are daily growing in strength…

The key stakeholders supporting Nuru Kenya scaling

Involving key stakeholders when initiating a project in a new community is essential to the success of any intervention. If a community is…