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Nuru Nigeria Managing Director Amy Gaman Named West Africa Acumen Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2023 Contact: Tacy Layne | Abuja, Nigeria – Amy Gaman, Nuru Nigeria Managing Director, has been selected for the 2023 Acumen West Africa Fellowship. In recognition of her leadership in tackling poverty and other systemic injustices in northeast Nigeria and beyond, Amy has been chosen to join the fellowship

Climate Strategy: An Interview with Nuru International’s Casey Harrison

In this second post in our three-part series on Nuru’s approach to climate change adaptation, we invite you to get to know Nuru International Impact and Learning Director Casey Harrison. In this interview, he shares more about his professional background and unpacks Nuru’s Community Climate Resilience Strategy–a vital aspect of the Nuru model in the face

International Women’s Day: How Women in Leadership #BreakTheBias at Nuru

This International Women’s Day, Nuru joins the global community in imagining a gender equal world. To celebrate the progress being made toward this bright future, we invited three creative, brilliant, and world-changing women of Nuru to share about how they #BreakTheBias every day as women in leadership.    Pauline Wambeti believes in “not waiting for

Meet Rebecca Farmer, M&E & Agribusiness Program Specialist, Nuru Ethiopia

Nuru International is excited to celebrate one year of Rebecca Farmer working with our team in Ethiopia! We recently caught up with Becca for a quick interview over a fine cup of coffee in the beautiful green mountains of Ethiopia to learn about her first year with Nuru. What inspires you to fight extreme poverty?

How a community of farmers inspired me to leave Corporate Africa and join Nuru Social Enterprises

I spent the last 17 years working for some of the finest, most prestigious businesses in Africa and in the world as well. I enjoy Corporate Africa. It’s about strategic thinking, tough negotiations with business partners, board room to board room meetings — the rush is amazing. It’s always about getting ahead and striking your

Meet Casey Harrison, Agriculture Program Strategic Advisor

Nuru International is excited that Casey Harrison joined our team in October 2016! We caught up with Casey last week for a quick interview between his onboarding sessions in Kenya to learn about the journey that led him to joining the #NuruCrew. When we asked him to name one thing he’s passionate about, Casey shared

Introducing Zelalem Abera, Nuru Ethiopia Healthcare Program Manager

Zelalem Abera is the Healthcare Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia. Zelalem earned his M.S. in Applied Human Nutrition and a B.S. in Public Health with distinction from Hawassa University. He also holds a Diploma in Nursing from Gonder University. He has worked in the health field at a clinical level at different government public health centers and

Introducing Feven Yimer, Nuru Ethiopia Education Program Manager

Feven Yimer is the Education Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia. She has a Masters in Sociology from Indra Gandhi National Open University and a Bachelors of Education in Biology from Debube University, Dilla College of Teacher Education and Health Sciences. Prior to joining Nuru Ethiopia, Feven worked as a subject teacher at multiple schools for