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This is how we change the world:  BOMA’s 2019 Annual Appeal
This is how we change the world: BOMA’s 2019 Annual Appeal

Sarah Lelesiit and her family lived in a leaky-roofed hut, and  hunger stalked them constantly. Those days are gone. In 2017, Sarah enrolled in the BOMA Project’s poverty graduation program and  graduated in June 2019 as a proud owner of a bustling livestock business,...

Can You Use Digital Finance If You Can’t Read?
Can You Use Digital Finance If You Can’t Read?

BOMA participants like Rose Lelesiit embrace the opportunity to become business owners and pull themselves and their families out of extreme poverty. However, an often overlooked challenge is the fact that many people, especially women, living in last mile regions...

Helping Hands. Double your impact for mothers and families when you give a gift this #GivingTuesday. Help us reach our goal: $10,000 to enroll 40 new women in our program. Thank you! https://t.co/Qr8Gn7lXm2 #giveback #donate #holidays #gratitude #endpoverty #poverty #endhunger

Boost the Bounty this #GivingTuesday  with matched donations! Goal: $10k to enroll 40 new women. #charity #nonprofit #giveback #donate #holidays #gratitude #endpoverty #poverty #endhunger #hunger #empoweringwomen #women #families #children #Africa


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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