Making a Difference for Mothers

Making a Difference for Mothers

This Mother’s Day, BOMA is celebrating a major milestone. We have now impacted 105,624 women and children since we launched in 2009. Participants in our two-year, holistic poverty graduation program are earning incomes, feeding their families, accumulating...
The Power of Hope is Real by Nicholas Kristof

The Power of Hope is Real by Nicholas Kristof

From the New York Times originally printed on May 21, 2015 An awkward truth for bleeding hearts like myself is that there has never been much rigorous evidence that outside aid can sustainably lift people out of poverty. Sure, evidence is overwhelming that aid can...
The Proven Solution to Ending Extreme Poverty

The Proven Solution to Ending Extreme Poverty

Do poverty graduation programs increase resilience for ultra-poor populations better than other types of interventions? Findings from a 3-year randomized control trial confirm that long-term positive effects of graduation outpace those of cash or asset transfer only....