About Us

Founded by a former US Marine, formed at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, and fueled by angel investors from Silicon Valley, this is our story:

Who We Are

Meet the members of our team who are enabling people living in extreme poverty to realize their full potential and to exercise their power to create change.

Meet Our Team


Our shared values unite us in the fight against extreme poverty. Learn what drives us, and maybe you’ll realize our same values drive you.

Discover Our Values

Three Nuru Kenya farmers working their fields

Nuru Ethiopia base education farmer training


Meet some of the visionaries who invest in our work and learn what motivates them to joins us in the fight against extreme poverty.

Meet Our Funders


We’re honored to share our story with the world in hopes that it will inspire more people to join our fight against extreme poverty.

Read Our Press


We publish audited annual reports and invite third-party evaluation to uphold our commitment to transparency and accountability.

View Financials

Our Story

Learn how we got started and evolved over the last decade.

Read Nuru's Story