Category: Nuru Views

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…

Dreams for the Millennium

In September 2000, the United Nations adopted a set of eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with the proposed intent to end extreme poverty…

On rain, mosquitoes, and undeserving power of selection…

Tuesday July 10, 2007 I had a pretty good laugh at myself yesterday. We were experiencing a particularly fierce torrential downpour, and I…

Stars and Stripes

Tuesday July 3, 2007 Every time I go out to visit the farmers, I get a little nostalgic. The green rolling hills and…

Before I forget, I wanted to post my address here. I don’t advise that you use it because anything you mail takes about…