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Nuru International

listening, planning, doing, building capital to end extreme poverty ... remove rural areas ... extreme poverty

Nuru International is a social venture on a mission to end extreme poverty in remote rural areas.

A bunch of Westerners with good ideas can't end extreme poverty — only gifted, equipped and envisioned local leaders can. We identify and train local leaders to design and implement solutions to their community's needs.

Focus: Remote, Rural Areas
Of the 1.6 billion people living in extreme poverty in our world today, 85% of them live in remote, rural areas. We're committed to reaching those living in the most isolated, impoverished places on earth.

Many nonprofit organizations focus on meeting a single need like drilling wells or building schools. We believe that the only way to end extreme poverty is to address the 4 basic needs of a community.

Our award-winning Monitoring and Evaluation Team ensures that we're making a lasting, positive impact. Our Financial Team and independent auditor protect the sacred trust between our donors and our work.
April 2, 2010; edited/updated April 28, 2018

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