Tag: Lessons Learned

Nuru Uses Feedback to Promote Peace and Inclusion

Nuru prioritizes feedback. In 2015, the UN ratified the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals which defined 17 specific goals for ending poverty. The goal…

Five stages of Building a Local Measurement & Evaluation Team

As Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Program Manager for Nuru Kenya, I consistently work with my team to build up different strengths that enable…

Reflections on Expatriate Exit from Nuru Kenya

2015 was a big year for Nuru Kenya. In June, our whole expatriate (expat) team living in Kenya packed up our suitcases, said…

Nuru Social Enterprises pivots to regional sustainability strategy

Originally posted on Nuru Social Enterprises. Nuru Social Enterprises made a decision in August 2015 to not invest in Ethiopia. It was a tough…

Cultivating a Culture of Failure and Learning

Nuru International set out to design the first self-scaling, self-sustaining, holistic, development model to end extreme poverty in rural, remote areas, in our…

Lessons Learned: Fostering a Sense of Urgency

Nuru International is pioneering a solution to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas. We believe that in pursuing this solution, we will…

22 Things I learned about myself after leaving the Marines – then living in Kenya

For Veterans Day, Alex Martin shares his story of how he found a fulfilling career – and happiness – working as a humanitarian in…