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New Models to End Extreme Poverty

From combat operations in Iraq to Stanford Business School to rural Ethiopia, Jake Harriman traces his personal path toward sustainable solutions to poverty in this podcast.

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How local can you get?

Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar explores localization of international development by comparing and contrasting Nuru International and the Millennium Villages Project.

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Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism

Jake Harriman shares why founding Nuru was the path he took when he was awakened to the link between lack of choice and global insecurity.

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Nuru International Applauds the Passage of Global Fragility Act

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 CONTACT Billy Williams | Washington, DC–Nuru International celebrates the passage of the bipartisan Global Fragility Act (GFA), included in the Fiscal Year 2020…

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Nuru Kenya Shares At Conference In Nairobi, Kenya

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In mid-September, Pauline Wambeti, Nuru Kenya’s Country Director, shared her perspectives on locally-led development, as part of a panel discussion at the 2019 AidEx Nairobi conference. This conference attracted over…

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Nuru International shares on-the-ground perspective in high profile Notre Dame event on Global Fragility

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2019 CONTACT Tacy Layne | Costa Mesa– On Thursday, July 18, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs hosted its “UNITY…

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