Colson on “Billions Rising” Radio

Colson on “Billions Rising” Radio

BOMA founder Kathleen Colson will appear live on Wednesday, August 14 at 5 p.m. (EST) on “Billions Rising,” an independent radio show that focuses on people and organizations around the world that empower others to be self-reliant. The show will focus on...
Colson Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Colson Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Big news from BOMA! CEO and founder Kathleen Colson has been selected as a Rainer Arnhold Fellow. Each year, this prestigious fellowship is offered to 16-20 social entrepreneurs around the world who have promising solutions to the biggest problems facing developing...
Kathleen Colson on “Let’s Talk” TV Show

Kathleen Colson on “Let’s Talk” TV Show

BOMA founder Kathleen Colson will be the featured guest on “Let’s Talk,” a public-access television show hosted by Salley Gibney. Kathleen will explain how BOMA has helped 4,668 women in Northern Kenya to graduate from extreme poverty through a...

Kathleen Colson at TEDx on June 22

  BOMA founder and CEO Kathleen Colson will take the stage tomorrow to talk about BOMA’s innovative approach to helping women graduate from extreme poverty in Northern Kenya during a daylong TEDx event in Manchester, Vermont. A series of speakers will address...
Poverty is the Worst Form of Violence

Poverty is the Worst Form of Violence

Mahatma Ghandi said “poverty is the worst form of violence.” That violence manifests itself in Northern Kenya through people who have poor nutrition and a higher risk of disease. They have a lower life expectancy and inadequate access to healthcare. For children it is...
The Savings Group and the Wife Beater

The Savings Group and the Wife Beater

Maria Lesiil is the BOMA Village Mentor in the Northern Kenya town of Archers Post. She is beautiful and charismatic and held the attention of more than fifty women for the five full hours of the savings training session. About two hours into the training, the women...