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Nuru International

Rating: 5 stars   1 review 949

Nonprofit Issues:

Food, Health, International, Economic Development, Microfinance


855 El Camino Real Ste 13A-411 Palo Alto CA 94301 USA


The purpose of Nuru International is to alleviate human suffering and mobilize developed societies toward social action by attacking poverty through holistic community development. We are committed to restoring hope and meaning to the lives of the poor and oppressed by creating sustainable, measurable solutions that result in significant lasting changes in the most impoverished rural communities.


Nuru International's programs have improved the lives of 10,000 people in rural Kenya as of December 31, 2010.

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Nuru International empowers the extreme poor of rural areas.

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Nuru International works to eradicate extreme poverty by empowering rural communities to achieve self-sufficiency. NURU works with local leaders to mobilize communities into groups to tackle the obstacles which are perpetuating the cycle of extreme poverty in their community.

NURU's Evaluation (M&E) team scours both the social and private sectors to identify the most effective interventions in our five areas of development: Agriculture,Community Economic Development,,Healthcare, Water,Sanitation, and Education

Nuru coordinates these interventions alongside local leaders and the community groups, acting as a general contractor of proven poverty solutions. Ongoing measurement and third-party evaluation keep us updated on our progress, and income-generating businesses integrated into our program areas provide revenues that will make our project self-sustaining.

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