Setting A Digital Path Toward Climate Resilience

Disruptive Digital Technologies And Local Leadership Build Appropriate Solutions Nuru builds digital technology partnerships that bridge the digital divide in rural communities. By working closely with technology experts, Nuru puts disruptive digital solutions in the hands of farmers to support the meaningful choices they need to make to adapt to the impacts of climate change

Nuru International featured on Google for Nonprofits

Working in real-time with collaboration tools in G Suite has allowed Nuru International to be more effective and efficient in our day-to-day operations across 11 different time zones. We are proud to have our case study featured on Google for Nonprofits alongside other incredible nonprofits like Samasource, Kiva, and charity:water. Read our story >>

Julie Carandang on ‘Innovative Evaluation Designs in International Contexts’ panel at Evaluation 2016

ATLANTA, Ga. — Monitoring and evaluation professionals from around the world will gather at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis (265 Peachtree Center Avenue) between October 24-29 for the Evaluation 2016 annual conference. The American Evaluation Association aims to inspire dialogue on the integration of design and evaluation in three areas: program design, evaluation design and information design. Nuru International

Jake Harriman Speaks at Global Oval Summit at 2016 Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Global Oval Summit at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) is bringing together U.S. leaders, celebrities, digital influencers and convention-goers to participate in a series of conversations on the next president’s global development agenda. Key topics will include national security, economic growth, investing in girls and women, global health, energy access and ending extreme

Aerie Changala Presents at FHI 360 Summit on Integrated Development

WASHINGTON, DC—Nuru International is among the presenters at “Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts – The Power of Integration”, the first FHI 360 summit on integrated development centered on how to harness the power of multisector approaches in the Global Goals era. Moderated by JustActions Founder, Leith Greenslade, this interactive event on Monday, June 13,

Nuru’s Role in Global Education: Reflections on CIES 2016

What do you get when you bring nearly 2,700 attendees from countries all over the world—representing international NGOs, ministries of education, academic institutions and for-profit educational companies—together in one place?  In one acronym: CIES. From March 6-10, Nuru attended the 60th annual meetings of the Comparative International Education Society (CIES) in Vancouver, B.C. Nuru’s focus

“Girl Rising” Opens Dialogue About Educating Girls to End Poverty

NASHVILLE, TN—Tennessee Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (TNRPCV) is partnering with HumanDocs and Peace Corps to bring a free screening of “Girl Rising” to Shamblin Theatre on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. This event at 6:30 pm CST on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 is free and open to the public and part of

Gates Foundation Funds Measurement and Evaluation Expert Collaboration

WASHINGTON, DC—On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Nuru International will attend “Building an Evaluation Framework for Integrated Development Approaches: A Brainstorming and Conceptualization Workshop.” With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this technical meeting is hosted by FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated,

Are you reading this in your native language?

Recently, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) estimated that 221 million children in developing countries were unable to understand the language of instruction in their schools. In sub-Saharan Africa, instruction in a non-native language is particularly pronounced due to the history of colonization. Many countries demand English or French as the language in which children

Nuru Ethiopia Education Prepares for Teacher Training

Feature photo: Attendees of the Save the Children Literacy Boost workshop in Adama City (Nazareth), Ethiopia Since concluding the Program Planning Process (PPP) for the Nuru Ethiopia Education Program two months ago, the team has been hard at work achieving many milestones: Launching the Education Program alongside the Healthcare Program to woreda officials Hosting key relationship

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty With Nuru Kenya

MIGORI COUNTY, KENYA—In commemoration of the upcoming International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17, 2015, Nuru Kenya is hosting a gathering at the office of the Mabera Division District Officer on October 9, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM EAT. This event is open to the community. Nuru Kenya has extended invitations to

Nuru Ethiopia Partners with Save the Children, Literacy Boost Program

Nuru Ethiopia is pleased to announce a new partnership with Save the Children to implement Literacy Boost in order to increase literacy levels of children in rural farmer households to a grade 2 level before they reach secondary school. Save the Children currently offers Literacy Boost in many countries around the world, including Kenya, Ethiopia

Nuru International announces 2015 Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action

NEW YORK CITY—During the closing plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2015 Annual Meeting, Jake Harriman announced Nuru International’s Commitment to Action: “Building Prosperity and Resilience in Highly Fragile States.” Nuru International is committing to launching a 3,000-person pilot to bring measurable development to rural farming families in a highly fragile state in Sub-Saharan

Jake Harriman Presents at Clinton Global Initiative 2015

NEW YORK CITY—The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) inspires its members to make Commitments to Action: innovative projects that have already touched the lives of more than 430 million people in over 180 countries since 2005. The CGI 2015 Annual Meeting, held September 26-29 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, is bringing members together

Expats vs. Locals: Who Drives Development?

As the car weaved in and out of the two-lane road, I observed the Ugandan drivers in the streets of Kampala, amazed at their tenacity and confidence feeling unsure but safe in this taxi on our way to Entebbe Airport. I was happy to be a mere passenger on this journey allowing Charles, the taxi