Category: Nuru Model

What’s next for Nuru Kenya?

As we, the local staff of Nuru Kenya, prepared for the departure of our expatriate team earlier this month, we worked hard to…

An end and a new beginning: reflections on Nuru expat exit in Kenya

The sun was setting as I stood by the grave marker of the final resting place of my friend, brother, and Nuru Kenya…

How Nuru is different: working with the community for the community

Mashirika, the Kiswahili word for NGOs, isn’t new to the young or old in many African countries. When I look back on the…

Nuru Ethiopia Designs Local Healthcare and Education Programs

The Leadership Program team is currently helping to facilitate the Program Planning Process (PPP) for both the Healthcare and Education teams to design…

The Geography of Change: How Nuru Kenya is Mapping Impact

Feature photo: After receiving training from Brian (right), Nyangi (left) trains Andrew (center) on how to plot out the boundaries of a Nuru…

How Nuru Kenya has transformed Migori County, my hometown

These days, I enjoy working side-by-side with Nuru Kenya Country Director Pauline Wambeti, leading a staff team 250 strong. Since 2008, we’ve enabled…

Social Mapping Prepares Nuru Kenya to Scale Impact

Feature photo: Nuru Kenya conducts an interview with Kenya Ministry officials. What is social mapping? Social mapping is a process used to more…

Nuru Kenya visits Nuru Ethiopia: an unforgettable experience!

Our eagerly awaited day had finally arrived. Nuru Kenya staff – Tom, Sifuna, Rogonga, Bennadette and I (Pauline Wambeti, Nuru Kenya Country Director) –…

How Nuru Helps Farmers Take Their First Steps Out of Extreme Poverty

Nuru International’s mission is to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas. Globally, 1.6 billion people live in extreme poverty [Multidimensional Poverty Index…

Out of Extreme Poverty: Josphat’s Story

49 year-old Josphat Mokami Maroa lives in Nyangiti, Kenya. Anyone who has met him knows to never mistake his soft-spokenness for timidity. Even from…