Nuru Combats Violence By Building Self-Sustaining Communities
Nuru helps train communities to build and maintain local infrastructures.
After serving two tours of duty in Iraq, platoon commander Jake Harriman began to develop a unique understanding of the sociocultural dynamics behind the organizations his troops were fighting. In his words, terrorists rely on an endless supply of people living in extreme poverty, with no other options in life. The only chance we have to see the end of terrorism, is to end extreme poverty.