Nuru International » Blog http://www.nuruinternational.org Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:21:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Run the 40th Marine Corps Marathon with Team Nuru International http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/fundraising/run-the-40th-marine-corps-marathon-with-team-nuru-international/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/fundraising/run-the-40th-marine-corps-marathon-with-team-nuru-international/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:20:23 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16161 On October 25, 2015, thousands of runners from around the globe will converge in Washington, DC to run the 40th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). And for the third straight year,...

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Year of Huge Growth for Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/year-of-huge-growth-for-nuru-ethiopia-agriculture/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/year-of-huge-growth-for-nuru-ethiopia-agriculture/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:35:05 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16120 The Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture Team has been busy preparing to issue the first round of farm input loans for 2015. This is a year of huge growth for the Agriculture...

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Social Mapping Prepares Nuru Kenya to Scale Impact http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-model/social-mapping-prepares-nuru-kenya-to-scale-impact/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-model/social-mapping-prepares-nuru-kenya-to-scale-impact/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:42:08 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16141 Feature photo: Nuru Kenya conducts an interview with Kenya Ministry officials. What is social mapping? Social mapping is a process used to more accurately understand the needs in various communities....

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Nuru International Attends 2015 Skoll World Forum http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/press-releases/nuru-international-attends-2015-skoll-world-forum/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/press-releases/nuru-international-attends-2015-skoll-world-forum/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:08:03 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16111 Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School to exchange ideas, solutions...

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Nuru Kenya visits Nuru Ethiopa: an unforgettable experience! http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-model/nuru-kenya-visits-nuru-ethiopa-an-unforgettable-experience/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-model/nuru-kenya-visits-nuru-ethiopa-an-unforgettable-experience/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 20:23:44 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16059 Our eagerly awaited day had finally arrived. Nuru Kenya staff – Tom, Sifuna, Rogonga, Bennadette and I (Pauline Wambeti, Nuru Kenya Country Director) – jetted off for an exchange visit with...

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14-year-old boy grateful for Nuru Kenya Education Program http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/stories/14-year-old-boy-grateful-for-nuru-kenya-education-program/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/stories/14-year-old-boy-grateful-for-nuru-kenya-education-program/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:29:10 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16050 Hillary Manari is a 14-year-old boy who goes to Keborui Primary School in Isebania Division. He will be sitting for his national exams in the coming year. Looking back, Hillary...

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Our hearts are with the families of Garissa University students in Kenya http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/press-releases/our-hearts-are-with-the-families-of-garissa-university-students-in-kenya/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/press-releases/our-hearts-are-with-the-families-of-garissa-university-students-in-kenya/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:41:08 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16045 Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based movement known for terrorism and violence against non-Muslims, carried out a well-planned, heinous attack on Garissa University the morning of Thursday, April 2, 2015. This same...

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Learning from President Clinton and his team: Top 10 Takeaways from Presidential Leadership Scholars Program—Session 2 http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/learning-from-president-clinton-and-his-team-top-10-takeaways-from-presidential-leadership-scholars-program-session-2/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/learning-from-president-clinton-and-his-team-top-10-takeaways-from-presidential-leadership-scholars-program-session-2/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:02:30 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16040 I’ve just returned to Southern California following my second session of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program. (Here’s my recap of Session 1 in case you missed it.) The Clinton Foundation...

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Cultivating a Culture of Failure and Learning http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/cultivating-a-culture-of-failure-and-learning/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/cultivating-a-culture-of-failure-and-learning/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:34:43 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16025 Nuru International set out to design the first self-scaling, self-sustaining, holistic, development model to end extreme poverty in rural, remote areas, in our lifetime. We started with a pilot project...

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Want To ‘Scale’ Social Impact? Then Give Away Your Trade Secrets http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-views/want-to-scale-social-impact-then-give-away-your-trade-secrets/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-views/want-to-scale-social-impact-then-give-away-your-trade-secrets/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:47:35 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=16018 “If Nuru International exists in 30 years, then I’ve completely failed my entire life’s mission. Our job is to work ourselves out of a job.” —Jake Harriman, CEO of Nuru...

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