Nuru International » Blog http://www.nuruinternational.org Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:14:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Jake Harriman Named 2015 Presidential Leadership Scholar http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/press-releases/jake-harriman-named-2015-presidential-leadership-scholar/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/press-releases/jake-harriman-named-2015-presidential-leadership-scholar/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15884 Jake Harriman, CEO and Founder of Nuru International, has been selected to be a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars, a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon...

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Lessons Learned: Fostering a Sense of Urgency http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/lessons-learned/lessons-learned-fostering-a-sense-of-urgency/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/lessons-learned/lessons-learned-fostering-a-sense-of-urgency/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:14:35 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15914 Nuru International is pioneering a solution to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas. We believe that in pursuing this solution, we will find new ways to solve old problems....

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An Approach to Ending Poverty That Works http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-views/approach-ending-poverty-works/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-views/approach-ending-poverty-works/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:23:35 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15897 In August 2014, I participated in BRAC’s Targeting the Ultra Poor Immersion Visit which offered a unique, hands-on experience inside of BRAC’s Bangladesh operations. I learned about BRAC’s “graduation” approach, which...

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Lessons Learned in Measuring the “Parts” and “Sum of Parts” in Poverty Alleviation http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/monitoring-and-evaluation/lessons-learned-measuring-parts-sum-parts-poverty-alleviation/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/monitoring-and-evaluation/lessons-learned-measuring-parts-sum-parts-poverty-alleviation/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:53:53 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15221 Hi, Veronica Olazabal, M&E Director at Nuru International, here. Having worked in the international development sector for some time and driven by the belief that evaluation is a bridge to...

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Out of Extreme Poverty: Josephat’s Story http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/stories/extreme-poverty-josephats-story/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/stories/extreme-poverty-josephats-story/#comments Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:41:03 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15204 49 year-old Josephat Mukami Marawa lives in Nyangiti, Kenya. Anyone who has met him knows to never mistake his soft-spokenness for timidity. Even from the rhythm of his gait, you...

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Nuru Kenya Leadership Program 2014 Achievements in Photos http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/nuru-kenya-leadership-program-2014-achievements-photos/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/nuru-kenya-leadership-program-2014-achievements-photos/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:14:10 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15155 Jane Omanga is the Program Manager for the Leadership Program. She has extensive experience in project management, counseling and social work. She is originally from Kisumu and is married with...

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Celebrating Nuru Ethiopia Leadership Team Success in 2014 http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/celebrating-nuru-ethiopia-leadership-team-success-2014/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/celebrating-nuru-ethiopia-leadership-team-success-2014/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:37:01 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15098 What an amazing year. Looking back on everything that the team has worked through last year, we have had some incredible achievements. First of all, to speak broadly about the...

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Looking Back…2014 Year in Review http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-model/looking-back-2014-year-review-jake-harriman/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/nuru-model/looking-back-2014-year-review-jake-harriman/#comments Thu, 01 Jan 2015 16:00:57 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15080 Fighters. This is the word I would choose to describe my incredible team and their performance in 2014. The pursuit of the end of extreme poverty is a slugfest—a fight...

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Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture Program Post-Harvest in Photos: December 2014 http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-ethiopia-agriculture-post-harvest-photos-december-2014/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-ethiopia-agriculture-post-harvest-photos-december-2014/#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:54:23 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15056 Nuru Ethiopia’s Agricultural Team has been hard at work providing post-harvest handling trainings and building relationships with potential buyers for the maize harvest. Building the capacity of the cooperatives is...

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Intro to Nuru Ethiopia Training Begins for Healthcare and Education Programs http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/intro-nuru-ethiopia-training-begins-healthcare-education-programs/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/leadership/intro-nuru-ethiopia-training-begins-healthcare-education-programs/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:25:31 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15038 Nuru Ethiopia held the Introduction to Nuru training during the Program Planning Process (PPP) for Healthcare and Education. 16 candidates were invited to join the training to learn about Nuru’s philosophy and...

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