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The harvest season has arrived in Kuria West. As farmers across the district work hard to bring their crops in from the field, Nuru is happy to share these photos of the abundant maize harvest. A Nuru farmer uses oxen to carry maize from his farm to his house. Once the maize arrives at …Continue Reading
The following blog was written by Biruk Enaro, Leadership Training Manager at Nuru Ethiopia, describing a crucial part of the Program Planning Process. In the past five weeks the Nuru Ethiopia Leadership team has finished leading Research Packet (RP) analysis training for the first time, in the Program Planning Process (PPP) for our Community Economic Development (CED) impact program. …Continue Reading
Andrew Okoth Ochieng’ reflects on his recent move to the Leadership Program to take on the position of Training Officer. I first joined Nuru Kenya in August of 2012 as an Education Coordinator with the Education Program. This program’s goal is to improve literacy for pupils in rural public schools to standard two level. Pupils in every …Continue Reading
When is the last time you swiped a credit card or paid for a purchase online? For most of us, these transactions are so commonplace that we rarely give them a second thought. But, did you know that half of the world is unbanked, or without access to formal financial services? In fact, according to …Continue Reading
As the rainy season draws to a close the Nuru Kenya Agriculture (NK Ag) team is preparing for a busy and fruitful harvest season. The 2014 long rains season was a fresh start for the NK Ag team after the challenges of 2013. It was also a season of firsts as Nuru introduced farmers to …Continue Reading