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The Power of Hope is Real by Nicholas Kristof

The New York Times

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We’ve also been featured in:
Salon – Life Lessons from a Global Poverty Hero by Megan Mayhew Berman, Salon
The New York Times – The Power of Hope is Real by Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal – On the Joys and Challenges of Being a ‘Temporary’ Expat in Kenya by Megan Mayhew Berman, Wall Street Journal
CGAP – The BOMA Project: Building Resiliency in the Arid Lands by Melissa Victor, CGAP Blog
Kevin Starr – Enough Innovation Already, SSIR
Impact Measurement on Salesforce – 7 nonprofits setting the bar for Salesforce-based M&E
The Huffington Post – A Day for All Mothers by Anita Casalina, Huffington Post
Manchester Journal – 10 years after its founding, BOMA wins global acclaim by Kathleen James, The Manchester Journal
The Borgen Project – The BOMA Project: Empowering Women in the Third Worldby Saroja Koneru, The Borgen Project Blog
Kiosks give pastoralist women hope by David Muchui, Business Daily Africa
Rutland Herald – Dorset nonprofit group garners $500k gift, Patrick McArdle, Rutland Herald


Climate-Proofing Poverty Graduation Programs
Climate-Proofing Poverty Graduation Programs

In collaboration with Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access at the University of California, Davis, a research center funded by USAID,  BOMA is undertaking a five-year randomized controlled trial to test the combination of a successful graduation...

Reflections for Father’s Day
Reflections for Father’s Day

Our amazing co-founder Kura Omar wrote this thoughtful piece about what it means to be a man working to empower women in the drylands of East Africa, and his hopes for his own children this Father's Day. While our program is gender-focused on helping women overcome...

The Data Dilemma: Making Measurement Matter
The Data Dilemma: Making Measurement Matter

Perspective from a Gender-Focused Poverty Intervention Program --The BOMA Project and Vera Solutions Accountability for nonprofits means many things: financial transparency and disclosure, to show that they are good stewards of the funding they rely on to execute...

Peery Family Foundation Commits $1 Million to the BOMA Project
Peery Family Foundation Commits $1 Million to the BOMA Project

Support from grantee-centric, forward-thinking foundations and organizations means all the difference in the world to growing nonprofits like BOMA. As we scale our poverty graduation model across the drylands of East Africa to reach one million women and children by...

In Turbi and Bubisa, BOMA business women are thriving with diverse businesses like raising livestock, selling vegetables, and running a retail store for shoes and fabric, earning incomes & supporting their families. @vibrant_village #endpoverty #globalgoals #empoweringwomen

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