At The BOMA Project, we work with women and families in remote rural areas in the arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) of Africa, a geographic region that comprises 40% of the entire continent. It is a harsh but beautiful landscape, and we are continually awed and humbled by the rugged terrain, and by the people
Please see our latest Huffington Post blog for International Day of the Girl Child. We are proud to be part of this movement, working to give the next generation of women access to resources and education to lift themselves out of extreme poverty and overcome gender barriers. Read on!
Mureya Orguba, with Enumerator. Location: Rungubo Sahado From April through June 2017, BOMA celebrated the enrollment of 1,600 women through its partnership with the Government of Kenya, provided skills training and cash grants to 120 women through a collaboration with Mercy Corps., and conducted a midline survey of 750 women who began our life-changing program in
We are thrilled to have launched our latest poverty graduation program with PROFIT, the government of Kenya’s Programme for Rural Outreach of Financial Innovations. That means 700 businesses launched, and 1,600 women, supporting over 8,000 children, are now on a path to breaking the generational cycle of extreme poverty. We are grateful to be working towards
Read our latest blog post on the Women Deliver “Deliver for Good” platform. And you’ll see why it matters for all of us to help women and girls everywhere. The Secret to Saving the Planet? Women and Girls.
Every mother dreams of giving her children a better life. But so many mothers live below the extreme poverty line, facing daily challenges just to provide food and basic needs. This Mother’s Day, BOMA is celebrating more than 86,000 mothers and children who have been lifted out of extreme poverty in the arid lands of
Photo credit: David DuChemin Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day, and take a look at our latest Huffington Post blog, “Investing in Women to End Extreme Poverty.” Read full article here.