Nuru Burkina Faso Secures USAID Award

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2023 Contact: Tacy Layne |  Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso–Nuru Burkina Faso, in its second year of operations, has secured a grant totaling $2 million through USAID Locally Led Development Initiative in support of its TILIGRE Initiative for Farmers’ Resilience (TIFR). Notably, while other organizational members of the Nuru Collective

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $2.25 Million to Nuru Burkina Faso to Increase Agribusiness Opportunities for Smallholder Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2023 Contact: Tacy Layne |; Michelle Tsai | Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso–The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has announced a new grant to fund Nuru Burkina Faso for the next two years. This funding of $2.25 million will enable Nuru Burkina Faso to expand agribusiness opportunities

USAID’s Building Sustainable Livelihoods Activity Supports Improved Food and Nutrition Security for Farmers in Adamawa State

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2023 Contact: Amy Gaman, Chief of Party BSL | Yola, Nigeria – Nuru Nigeria has successfully completed the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Building Sustainable Livelihoods (BSL) activity, focused on improving food and nutrition security, promoting health and hygiene, building profitable farmer cooperatives, and increasing

Nuru International Supports USAID’s Local Capacity Strengthening Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2022 Contact: Elizabeth Atherton | WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nuru International applauds USAID’s recently released Local Capacity Strengthening Policy.  As part of USAID’s increased focused on localization, this policy dictates that USAID collaborate with its local partners in the following ways:  “Define their own vision for success;  Strengthen their ability

Nuru Nigeria Closes Out GIZ Project with Workshop

ADAMAWA STATE, NIGERIA – Locally-led NGO Nuru Nigeria hosted a closeout workshop on June 1st, 2022, to mark the end of its Farmer Cooperative and Business School Livelihoods project, proudly funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the European Commission (EU), and co-financed through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), a

Nuru Nigeria Addresses Childhood Malnutrition in Partnership with Vitamin Angels

Childhood Malnutrition  Around the world, more than 3 million children die from malnutrition each year. That means that every 11 seconds, a lifetime of potential is lost. In Nigeria, one million children under five die every year, and 35% of those deaths are due to causes attributable to malnutrition, making Nigeria one of six countries