Category: Nuru Views

Words for The White House

I was recently encouraged by a close friend of mine (my brother-in-law) to do something that seemed at face value to be a…

Hapana

16 February 2009 Hapana is the Kiswahili word for no. Unfortunately, during my work here I have had to use that word probably…

Rainy day…

12 November 2008 Rain can be a pretty restoring thing… It rains every day here like clockwork. We’re in the middle of the…

Another day…another dollar

26 October 2008 A few people have asked me to describe a typical day in our life here. After thinking about it, I…

Fighting Goliath

A few thousand years ago the Kingdom of Israel was at war against a vicious, oppressive people called the Philistines. The two armies…

unexpected challenges

12 October 2008 Over the next few weeks, I’ll be writing about Nuru International’s work here on the ground in our pilot project…

Birthday Wishes

Birthdays are a funny thing. Their value seems to deteriorate over time. As a kid, I remember thinking that my birthday was basically…

Thursday August 9, 2007One of the more uncomfortable “adventures” I had while in the Marine Corps was the prisoner of war (POW) training…

Tuesday July 31, 2007I just wanted to write a quick note to say that if you are sending anything to me in the…

Tuesday July 24, 2007Sometimes the routine of work here can lull one into a false sense of confidence and complacency. Now that the…