Jane Naimirdika: A BOMA Participant Turned Mentor

Jane Naimirdika: A BOMA Participant Turned Mentor

In 2006, Jane Naimirdika was facing the worst drought that Kenya had seen in a decade. Fatefully, Jane had the opportunity the enroll in BOMA’s nascent Rural Entrepreneur Access Program (REAP) and earn the stability and security that she and her family needed. “I...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Extreme poverty in the drylands of Africa is one of the most pressing problems facing our world today. While the number of people living in extreme poverty fell between 1990 and 2019, COVID-19 has erased much of this progress. Even before the pandemic, progress had...
Girls Like Gano: International Day of the Girl, 2021

Girls Like Gano: International Day of the Girl, 2021

Did you know that an educated girl is less vulnerable to violence, can wait to marry until she’s ready, and often has fewer children? For girls living in extreme poverty, the difference is life changing. Gano experienced this transformation first-hand when her...
A Bridge of Hope: Nanyu Phaustine

A Bridge of Hope: Nanyu Phaustine

Nanyu Phaustine was married at 17, with the hope that her husband would send her back to school. She dreamed of becoming an elementary school teacher but, unfortunately, life had other plans for Nanyu. Shortly after her marriage Nanyu became pregnant, and her husband...
BOMA is Building Resilience in Uganda

BOMA is Building Resilience in Uganda

The global refugee population has more than doubled in the last decade, and at least 100 million people have been forced to leave their home over the last ten years. Today, sub-Saharan Africa hosts more than 26% of the world’s refugee population. Forced into...

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