RippleNami supplies community development organisation Nuru
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2015) – Data mapping company RippleNam said that Nuru International has chosen its technology to support sustainable community development projects. Nuru International equips local leaders in underdeveloped nations in Sub-Saharan Africa with the tools and knowledge to guide their communities out of extreme poverty. Nuru International plans to use RippleNami technology to support more than 85,000 people in Kenya and Ethiopia, by integrating its proprietary data related to agriculture, financial inclusion, healthcare and education.
Using this live, mapped data, Nuru field staff working with farmers will have the right informationto help expedite decision-making, track and locate resources, and address each community’s most pressing needs. Additionally, the technology will help the organization monitor local crime and regional terrorist threats. A primary focus for Nuru is enabling smallholder farmers to increase yields from subsistence to surplus that can be translated into household income.