Tag: Nuru Ethiopia

Nuru Education Celebrates World Book Day 2017

Last year, the Nuru Education team celebrated World Book and Copyright Day by sharing their favorite books and why they love to read….

Knowledge Shared and Friendships Made: Nuru Ethiopia/Nuru Kenya Exchange Visit

In March 2017, staff members from Nuru Ethiopia visited the original Nuru project in Isibania, Kenya. None of the Ethiopian staff had ever…

Here’s how Nuru Ethiopia is encouraging girls to attend school

In almost every public building in the U.S., there’s a restroom. At the mall, restaurants, schools, government buildings, stores—clean, spacious restrooms abound. In…

How I found a rewarding pro bono consulting opportunity with lasting impact in Africa

When I set off to work for my three-month pro bono consulting assignment with Nuru Ethiopia, I wondered whether I could transfer my…

Charities and Societies Agency awards “A” grade to Nuru Ethiopia

ADAMA—The Charities and Societies Agency (ChSA) within Ethiopia has awarded an “A” grade to Nuru Ethiopia. The grading system is based on how well NGOs…

Nuru Ethiopia introduces Hidota Union, run exclusively by farmer members

In July 2016, Nuru Ethiopia celebrated with the community as smallholder farmers passed a key milestone: successfully facilitating the formation of the Hidota…

From government to rural development: Zelalem Abera, Healthcare Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia

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…

A heart-to-heart with a strong woman leader: Feven Yimer, Education Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia

Feven Yimer is the Education Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia. She has a Masters in Sociology from Indra Gandhi National Open University and…

Together, community restores clean water access for 1,000 households in Boreda, Ethiopia

Over the past three weeks, local water infrastructure artisans, community members and woreda (county) and zonal Water and Mining officials came together to restore…

Nuru is ‘the best organization to explore my abilities to help farmers’ says Berhanu Gumara

In 2016, Nuru Ethiopia expanded its Agriculture Program to two new kebeles in Kucha, a region north of Boreda where Nuru Ethiopia has…