Nuru International » Blog http://www.nuruinternational.org Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:10:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Financial Inclusion Program is Planning to Establish a Savings and Credit Cooperative in Ethiopia http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/financial-inclusion/financial-inclusion-program-planning-establish-savings-credit-cooperative-ethiopia/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/financial-inclusion/financial-inclusion-program-planning-establish-savings-credit-cooperative-ethiopia/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:51:36 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=14943 In August 2014, the Nuru Ethiopia Financial Inclusion (FI) Program, formerly known as Community Economic Development, concluded a six-month program planning process (PPP). After successfully completing the PPP, the FI...

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22 Things I learned about myself after leaving the Marines – then living in Kenya http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/news/22-things-learned-leaving-marines-living-kenya/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/news/22-things-learned-leaving-marines-living-kenya/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:31:01 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=14924 For Veterans Day, Alex Martin shares his story of how he found a fulfilling career – and happiness – working as a humanitarian in Kenya after leaving the Marines. The following...

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Nuru Kenya Leadership Program Trainings in Photos: October 2014 http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/leadership-kenya/nuru-kenya-leadership-program-trainings-photos-october-2014/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/leadership-kenya/nuru-kenya-leadership-program-trainings-photos-october-2014/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:13:09 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13412 Nuru Kenya Leadership Program’s main objective is to improve knowledge and skills to Nuru Kenya staff and help them gain an attitude that would help them relate well with farmers...

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The ONE Campaign Power Project: Using Your Voice to End Extreme Poverty http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/news/one-campaign-power-summit-using-voice-help-end-extreme-poverty/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/news/one-campaign-power-summit-using-voice-help-end-extreme-poverty/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:19:02 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13400 While Nuru is hard at work on the ground in Kenya and Ethiopia, working with local leaders to build the knowledge and tools needed to end the cycle of poverty,...

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Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture Program: Applying Lessons Learned in 2015 http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-ethiopia-agriculture-program-applying-lessons-learned-2015/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-ethiopia-agriculture-program-applying-lessons-learned-2015/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:43:09 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13394 Nuru International emphasizes a learning approach in the design, planning, and execution of its programming. Periods of reflection and review afford the opportunity to revise, adapt, and iterate on the...

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What are Leadership Workshops? http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/leadership-workshops/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/leadership-workshops/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:51:18 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13380 Now that the Leadership team has completed the Financial Inclusion (formerly CED) Program Planning Process (PPP), we have more time to widen our scope to other concerns for the rest...

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Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture Harvest Season in Photos: September 2014 http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-ethiopia-2014-harvest-season-photos/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-ethiopia-2014-harvest-season-photos/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:43:44 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13365 The harvest season has arrived in Boreda Ethiopia.  As farmers across the wereda work hard to bring their crops in from the field, Nuru is happy to share these photos...

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Reflections on the Completed Nuru Ethiopia CED Program Planning Process http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/reflections-completed-nuru-ethiopia-ced-program-planning-process/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/reflections-completed-nuru-ethiopia-ced-program-planning-process/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:28:28 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13354 The week of August 20th marked the end of the Program Planning Process (PPP) for our Community Economic Development (CED) program. It has been a very full 6 months with...

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Leadership Computer Training http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/leadership-kenya/leadership-computer-training/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/leadership-kenya/leadership-computer-training/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:54:47 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13322 Robi Claret, Computer Training Manager (CTM), shares thoughts on her experience training Nuru Kenya teams on computer skills. An additional task of the Nuru Kenya Leadership Program is to equip...

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Nuru CEO Jake Harriman To Be Honored As A White House Veteran Entrepreneur “Champion of Change” http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/news/nuru-ceo-jake-harriman-honored-white-house-veteran-entrepreneur-champion-change/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/news/nuru-ceo-jake-harriman-honored-white-house-veteran-entrepreneur-champion-change/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:52:36 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=13316 Recently, Nuru’s CEO Jake Harriman was nominated to participate in the White House Champions of Change program. Through this program, The White House recognizes everyday Americans who are doing extraordinary things to empower and...

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