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The Nuru Foundation Team returned to Kenya in mid-January and we’ve been running 100 mph ever since.  A lot happened in the first…

Fighting chronic hunger

Nuru’s farm loan program is a critical foothold program for us here in the community. The loan will enable farmers to become totally…

I returned to the U.S. from Kenya this holiday season with a very heavy burden on my heart: we were critically short on…

Well…another year is upon us. The approach of a new year always brings such a mixture of emotions in me – beginning with…

No matter where you go in Kuria you’ll be surrounded by kids. They seem to have a built in mzungu radar (mzungu is…

November 19 was World Toilet Day! I was notified of this from my friends at Water Partners: “We celebrate World Toilet Day and the incredible…

People have been asking what a typical day looks like for me here in Kuria, so here goes: 6:30 a.m. We wake up…

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…

I’m drinking a Coke, she’s getting an HIV test. Let me back up. Kuria has one health care facility – the poorly equipped…

Well, I hear that the sky is pretty much falling back home. With the investment banking industry going the way of the dodo,…