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A New Year Filled With Hope
A New Year Filled With Hope

Have you made your New Year's resolution?  At the BOMA Project, our resolution is simple...but challenging. We are planning to enroll 17,000 more women into our poverty graduation program in 2020. Women like Selina Lekimain, a BOMA participant in remote northern Kenya...

What Your Gift Means for Families
What Your Gift Means for Families

  “Sometimes we would go a week without eating. BOMA came to me when I was down and pushed me up.”    Napikutuk Nareyo Lenadosiol, Ngrunit No mother should have to choose which of her children gets to eat today, or go without food herself just to keep her kids alive....

This Christmas, let us remember one another
This Christmas, let us remember one another

  As billions of people around the world pause this week to reflect on the story of a mother and her child, we would like to share the story of another mother. Selina Lekimain lives in the remote arid lands of northern Kenya. She and her husband had three children....

At a BOMA business group visit in Serenamunyak, Kenya, mentor Basilli Lonyait met with women entrepreneurs to discuss COVID-19 and demonstrate handwashing techniques. As the world navigates the crisis, take care of yourself and your loved ones. Kaa salama na asante! #bomaproject


This International Women’s Day, we celebrate REAP graduates like Paulina who are lifting themselves and their families out of poverty. These proud women are building a better future for their kids, and uplifting their communities and the world around them. https://t.co/JNwBrRzFdp

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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

NextBillion – Climate-Proofing Poverty Graduation Programs by Nicole Mills, the BOMA Project & Alex Russell, AMA Feed the Future at UC Davis

Stanford Social Innovation Review –To Impact Millions, the Social Sector Needs to Scale Scaling Up, by Gregory Coussa

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