BOMA Praise from a Kenyan Blogger

BOMA Praise from a Kenyan Blogger

David Muchui, a blogger from Meru, posted this October 16 article about The BOMA Project: Manyatta Banking, Enterprises, Taking Root Among Pastoralist Communities A group of women guide their donkeys through the vast Kaisut Desert of Marsabit County laden with shop...
BOMA listed as NGO partner for “Half the Sky”

BOMA listed as NGO partner for “Half the Sky”

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a two-part documentary airing this week on PBS. Based on the bestseller book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the documentary tells the stories of inspiring, courageous women who confront...
The Hunger Season

The Hunger Season

The BOMA Project’s recent response to a post in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (to read the SSIR article, see link below): Roger Thurow is right: Nobody should have to die from hunger. I applaud One Acre Fund and its mission to eliminate the “hungry season” for...
Elsa’s Grave

Elsa’s Grave

I sleep lightly on safari because I don’t want to miss anything. My eyes are closed, but I hover in a dreamy half-awake state with ears attuned to every sound. During the middle of the night, the wind died. It was hot and still. I was cocooned in my mosquito net and...
Hope in the Wild

Hope in the Wild

Kenya’s Meru National Park is a dry, rugged wilderness of incredible beauty. Bordered by the Tana River in the south and the Nyambeni Mountains to the west, it is a land of astounding diversity with spring-fed rivers, open grasslands, acacia woodlands and the motherly...
The Land Cruiser Plan B Program

The Land Cruiser Plan B Program

Our journey to Samburu take us to the place in Kenya that is closest to my heart. After passing through the reckless town of Isiolo, the rugged dramatic scenery of Northern Kenya stretches out before us. I imagine that our travelers see harsh and remote. But as we...