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Our Latest News
Our Latest News

This Quarter, BOMA celebrated the launch of 2,030 business groups — consisting of three participants each, for a total of 6,090 entrepreneurs — in Isiolo, Marsabit and Samburu counties, Kenya. This included a new cohort of participants in Isiolo and Marsabit under...

Lasting Resilience in North Horr, Kenya
Lasting Resilience in North Horr, Kenya

Faraya Eysarboy is a recent graduate of BOMA’s poverty graduation program in North Horr, Kenya. Enrolled through a partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk, and Resilience and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Eysarboy...

World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day

June 20th is World Refugee Day, a day to honor refugees and to celebrate their strength, courage and resilience. Today also serves as a reminder that no matter who you are or where you come from, everyone deserves the right to seek safety. Over the last decade, the...

From Feed the Future: Clearing Pathways to Prosperity in Kenya
From Feed the Future: Clearing Pathways to Prosperity in Kenya

  Livelihood-building programs combine training and assets for rural households with the least means to build a sustainable and independent income. Since 2018, we have been evaluating such a program in Samburu, Kenya among women in pastoralist communities who face a...

We are dreaming of a more sustainable and equitable future. At BOMA, we believe that empowering local communities to earn a living while protecting and restoring their environment is the key to making this dream a reality 🪴

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We are dreaming of a more #sustainable and #equitable future. At BOMA, we believe that empowering local communities to earn a living while protecting and restoring their environment is the key to making this dream a reality 🪴 Learn more at https://bomaproject.org

Starvation-level poverty in Africa's drylands is inextricably linked with gender inequality and climate change. Learn more about how BOMA is working to reverse this tragic cycle from Nonprofit Vision by @gregory_nielsen, feat. BOMA CEO @john_t_stephens

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-114-john-stephens-the-link-between-gender/id1446287570?i=1000569769578

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IN THE NEWS

Surviving Climate Change and a Pandemic

UC Davis Magazine

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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

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