23 Oct 2017

Building peace by pushing back poverty

From Labour Day, 9:05 am on 23 October 2017

The former US platoon commander who resigned his commission and took himself back to school to set up a non-profit to end extreme poverty in war-torn countries. Jake Harriman set up Nuru International in Kenya in 2008 and now employs dozens of Kenyans who help get farmers out of extreme poverty.

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Jake Harriman talks with a farmer in a field of tall maize  Photo: Nuru international