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The Nuru Collective Releases 2021 Annual Report

We are pleased to share the 2021 Nuru Collective Annual Report with you. During 2021, amid an ongoing pandemic, Nuru witnessed farmers building their resiliency, leaders rising to meet challenges, and barriers being broken down for the most marginalized.  Farmers earned more.  In 2021, Nuru farmers made nearly 75% more money than they did in

Abiy Meshesha Accepted Into CALA Advanced Leadership Program

We are excited to announce that Nuru Ethiopia Managing Director Abiy Meshesha has been accepted into the Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA) Advanced Leadership Program. With this prestigious honor, Abiy joins the ranks with 80 other agriculture sector leaders from eight African countries and is recognized as a “food security champion” (CALA).  What

Nuru Nigeria’s Amy Gaman Receives Award of Excellence in Leadership and Humanitarian Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2020  Contact: Tacy Layne |  LAGOS –– In November 2020, Nuru Nigeria Executive Director Amy Gaman was awarded the Award of Excellence in Leadership and Humanitarian Services from the organizer of Nigeria Achievers Awards by Glo May Specialities, a subsidiary of Yibrem Global Resources Limited. The Nigerian Achievers Awards

A New Chapter For Nuru

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2020 Contact: Billy Williams | WASHINGTON, D.C.–– Twelve years ago, the idea of Nuru was launched in southwestern Kenya. When Jake Harriman founded this organization, he had always envisioned Nuru being able to grow. He envisioned it scaling to make a significant contribution to ending extreme poverty. Jake was

Nuru Kenya Celebrates Challenges at Humentum Africa

On June 2, Nuru Kenya and Nuru Social Enterprises presented virtually for Humentum Africa. Humentum brings together international relief and development organizations to share best practices, learn from one another, and collaborate on larger opportunities. Nuru Kenya’s presentation focused on building sustainable business solutions amid challenges for the rural poor and was attended by 37

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 fear came so quickly that life from a month ago feels like it was already ages ago. I have had the fortune of living a life full of choices and wonder. A

Humentum Honors Marc Rahlves, Nuru International with the 2019 Operational Excellence Award

WASHINGTON – Humentum honored Marc Rahlves, Chief Operating Officer at Nuru International, with its 2019 Operational Excellence Award at the annual conference, OpEx DC 2019, in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, July 10. The Humentum Operational Excellence Awards were established in 2010 (originally the InsideNGO Operational Excellence Awards) to recognize professionals within the development sector who

Nuru Kenya Leads the Charge at the AMEA Global Convening in Nairobi, Kenya

One of the key components of the Nuru model to eradicate extreme poverty in fragile, rural areas is through investment in local farmer organizations that are self-sustaining. Our goal is to ensure that the farmers Nuru serves can compete in a dynamic agribusiness sector and contribute to their local economy, security, and resilience. This goal