Nuru International » Blog http://www.nuruinternational.org Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:54:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 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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Nuru Education Program: 2014 Year in Review http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/education/nuru-education-program-2014-year-review/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/education/nuru-education-program-2014-year-review/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:19:04 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15013 As I reflect on the year on my way out of Ethiopia, it’s amazing to think about the progress and accomplishments of Nuru’s Education Program during 2014. Here are just...

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Nuru Welcomes Agriculture Program Specialist Mackenzie Knowling to Ethiopia Project http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-international-welcomes-agriculture-program-specialist-mackenzie-knowling-ethiopia-project/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/agriculture/nuru-international-welcomes-agriculture-program-specialist-mackenzie-knowling-ethiopia-project/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:17:56 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=15023 In this update, I introduce Nuru International’s Agriculture Program Specialist for Ethiopia, Mackenzie Knowling, . Before I do so, let’s review where we’ve come from and where we’re at currently. Nuru...

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Joshua’s Story http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/get-involved/joshuas-story/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/get-involved/joshuas-story/#comments Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:36:06 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=14991 Joshua Makira Chacha is from Ihore Kenya. He’s been farming with Nuru for the last three years, and his story is both heartbreaking and inspiring. Heartbreaking because no one should...

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Nuru Honored By Balsam Hill Christmas Trees http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/get-involved/nuru-honored-balsam-hill-christmas-trees/ http://www.nuruinternational.org/blog/get-involved/nuru-honored-balsam-hill-christmas-trees/#comments Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:23:10 +0000 http://www.nuruinternational.org/?p=14986 Every year, we find ourselves utterly inspired by the growing numbers of people and companies who are joining our efforts to end extreme poverty. Two years ago, Sevenly clothing company...

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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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