Our Manifesto

At Nuru, we believe in hope above all. We believe cycles of injustice are meant to be broken and that all people deserve to make meaningful choices about their lives regardless of where they live. We believe in the power of people to lead their communities out of instability and into prosperity and resilience.

We believe in a life of service. Our staff and leaders prioritize the needs of others. Whether it’s a donor, a staff member, or a farmer’s child, we believe in treating every stakeholder with care.

We put women first, demand equity, champion authenticity, and strive for dignity for all.

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Nuru Team Members, Kenya Summit 2023

Nuru Collective Values

Fail Fast, Learn Faster

We push ourselves to do better. We act intentionally and innovate to move beyond boundaries. We confront failure to optimize our efficiency and impact.


We see great challenges as opportunities. We approach them with nimble flexibility, anticipating changing circumstances.

Be Resilient

We don’t back down from ever- evolving obstacles. We’re here, we’ve been here, and we’re committed to achieving our mission.

Champion Local Leadership

We value our diversity and understand that no two communities are the same. Local expertise equips us to customize our actions to achieve deeper and long- lasting results.

Join Our Team

Nuru is committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Nuru recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.