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BOMA Entrepreneurs are Building a Brighter Future
BOMA Entrepreneurs are Building a Brighter Future

Nkooyian Lesanlurikuri was married at the young age of 15 to a man old enough to be her grandfather. She gave birth to a son and three daughters. Then her husband passed away. Nkooyian was left a heavy burden of caring for four children as a single mother with no...

BOMA’s CEO John Stephens featured on Great.com podcast
BOMA’s CEO John Stephens featured on Great.com podcast

Spirit Rosenberg from Great.com interviewed John Stephens, CEO of The BOMA Project as part of their 'Great.com Talks With...' podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a...

From Success to Success – And A New, Incredible House
From Success to Success – And A New, Incredible House

“I wasn’t looking for money or food aid,” says Kiringace Lalaur. “All I wanted was an opportunity to better our lives.” Kiringace lives in a tiny manyatta in Barsaloi. The region is known for its  inhospitable terrain that is increasingly coming to characterize the...

Today, we're grateful for YOU. Thank you for following and supporting BOMA's work to transform lives and end extreme poverty. Happy Thanksgiving! ...

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Do you run or manage a female-led business? Download our brochure to find out how you can support the
#WomenPoweredWednesday movement and make a donation today! Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3CJ5x59
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By joining BOMA on Giving Tuesday, you’re proving that real progress can be made — even amid difficult times. Together, we believe that we can see the end of extreme poverty in Africa's drylands in our lifetime.

Learn more about how you can support BOMA for #GivingTuesday on Nov. 30 through the link in our bio. #EmpowerWomen #EndExtremePoverty #Africa #SaveTheDate
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#YouthUnemployment contributes significantly to the persistence of #ExtremePoverty, particularly in the rural areas of Northern Kenya where over 50% of young people are unemployed and at risk of radicalization. To address this crisis, BOMA launched the SEED Project, which aims to #BuildResilience for youth in Marsabit and Isiolo. Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/3qOWz3o ...

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Are you passionate about ending #ExtremePoverty and creating #GenderEquality? Do you want to get others involved in the cause but don't know where to begin? The #WomenPoweredWednesday campaign can help! Starting a personal fundraiser will help support women entrepreneurs in the drylands of Africa, and will spread the word to those around you. Find out more here: https://bit.ly/3nQAQ7T ...

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It's #WomenPoweredWednesday! Celebrate today by buying from women-led and owned businesses, or donate what you can to support women entrepreneurs as they lift themselves and their families out of extreme poverty. Together, we can #EndExtremePoverty and achieve #GenderEquality ...

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Happy #WomenPoweredWednesday! A special thank you to @retina_agency for their creativity and hard work on this campaign. To see more of their work in action, and to learn how you can help support and celebrate women entrepreneurs, head to: https://bit.ly/3oxErcW #GenderEquality (Photo by @AmiVitale) ...

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Want to learn more about BOMA's work in Turkana country? Interested in how mobile money is helping #EndExtremePoverty? Read about both here: https://bit.ly/3w52u51
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Are you a high-school or college student? Join #TeamBOMA as a youth ambassador and earn valuable experience with a non-profit organization that’s leading the charge to #EndExtremePoverty in Africa by addressing #GenderInequality, #ClimateChange, #YouthUnemployment, and #RefugeeSecurity. Learn more at https://bomaproject.org/youthambassadors ...

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“Through the example that we have set, I can attest that no girl can be married off without their consent in our village today.” Diana Camilla is leading the charge for greater #Resilience and #Opportunity for girls in her community with the support of BOMA, @acdivoca, and @mercycorps through a @USAID #FeedTheFuture initiative. Learn more from @acdivoca through the link in our bio! Photo from @acdivoca. ...

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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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