Category: Nuru Views

Hope in Uncertain Times

Hope. I have been reflecting a lot lately on how absent this word has been from people’s mouths in recent days. The darkness of…

Knowledge Shared and Friendships Made: Nuru Ethiopia/Nuru Kenya Exchange Visit

In March 2017, staff members from Nuru Ethiopia visited the original Nuru project in Isibania, Kenya. None of the Ethiopian staff had ever…

Meet Casey Harrison, Agriculture Program Strategic Advisor

Nuru International is excited that Casey Harrison joined our team in October 2016! We caught up with Casey last week for a quick…

How I found a rewarding pro bono consulting opportunity with lasting impact in Africa

When I set off to work for my three-month pro bono consulting assignment with Nuru Ethiopia, I wondered whether I could transfer my…

Building development we believe in

As my flight neared its destination, I tried to remember how I felt during my first descent into Addis ten years ago when…

#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Zablon Murimi

Zablon Murimi, a Nuru Kenya farmer, thanks his mother, Boke, for keeping their family healthy and strong. #MyMomIsStrongBecause she undertakes household chores perfectly like tilling…

Jane Omanga, a most inspiring Kenyan woman and mother

Jane Omanga is Nuru Kenya’s Leadership Program Manager and one of the strongest women I’ve ever met. She has an infectious smile and…

#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Pauline Wambeti

#MyMomIsStrongBecause through her struggles and hard work, she gave me a better life than the one she had. My mother, Lydia, hails from…

#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Heather and Olivia Warren

Three generations of Nuru donors—Jean Ghera, daughter Heather Warren and granddaughter Olivia Warren—celebrate a family of strong women. What Heather Warren admires about her mom, Jean…

#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Elijah Wambura

Elijah Wambura, a Nuru Kenya field manager, shares his overflowing love for his mother. #MyMomIsStrongBecause she offers something different—different from my father and any…