defining poverty

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

On-farm Livelihood Diversification for Rural Ethiopia

Workenesh Nekeri is a Nuru woman farmer, mother, and a member of Shambara Primary Cooperative in SNNPR, Ethiopia. She and her husband became members of the multipurpose cooperative by paying 100 ETB each, about $6 USD, for their ownership shares in the business. They paid for these shares with income from their primary on-farm business

Empowered Parents Embrace Exclusive Breastfeeding

Nuru Kenya works toward improving maternal and child healthcare in line with Sustainable Development Goal #3: Good Health and Well-Being. Each year, Nuru Kenya participates in local events in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week (observed annually from August 1-7) established through World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA).  This year, an event was held the first