David duChemin Travels with BOMA

David duChemin Travels with BOMA

  Award-winning humanitarian photographer David duChemin is heading back into the field with us! David traveled to Northern Kenya with BOMA founder Kathleen Colson in February 2011, to photograph BOMA participants and pastoral villages, and said the journey...
BOMA donation gift cards

BOMA donation gift cards

 If you’d like to make a BOMA donation as a gift on behalf of a friend, family member or colleague, call our office at (802) 231-2542 or send an e-mail to info@bomaproject.org. We’ll send a BOMA gift card directly to the recipient—or we can send the card to you. Each...
Inspired by Dr. Paul Farmer

Inspired by Dr. Paul Farmer

I am always humbled by what women tell us after they start earning an income with their new BOMA businesses. During a recent visit to the village of Ilaut, a woman named Nkaroni told us, “Before, I could not rest. I was running everywhere, looking for food. But now my...
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...