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New Models to End Extreme Poverty

From combat operations in Iraq to Stanford Business School to rural Ethiopia, Jake Harriman traces his personal path toward sustainable solutions to poverty in this podcast.

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How local can you get?

Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar explores localization of international development by comparing and contrasting Nuru International and the Millennium Villages Project.

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Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism

Jake Harriman shares why founding Nuru was the path he took when he was awakened to the link between lack of choice and global insecurity.

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Nuru Kenya Country Director Receives Acumen Fellowship

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Isebania, Kenya—Pauline Wambeti, Nuru Kenya’s Country Director has been eagerly awaiting the announcement of some big news on the leadership development front. She is one of less than a dozen…


The Fall Armyworm Outbreak

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The Fall Armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda is a major economic pest of maize across the American continents from the United States to Brazil. Without proper containment, the FAW can cause…


Run the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon with Team Nuru International

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On October 22, 2017, thousands of runners from around the globe will converge in Washington, DC to run the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). And for the fifth straight year, Nuru International will…

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