BOMA works at the nexus of four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: ending poverty, eradicating hunger, combating gender inequality, and mitigating the effects of climate change.
BOMA stands out for its focus on last mile populations of the drylands of Africa, who are most at risk to shocks from climate change and COVID-19, tech savvy and data driven approach, impressive graduation rate, and 99% local structure based in Kenya.
Our Goal? End Extreme Poverty in the Drylands of Africa.
Founded 15 years ago to eliminate extreme poverty amongst pastoralist women in Kenya, BOMA is celebrating our history and the over 350,000 people whose lives have been transformed with an ambitious breakthrough strategy. BOMA’s mission is to provide the people & governments of Africa’s drylands with economic inclusion programs that increase resilience to multiple crises. Ultimately, our goal is to end extreme poverty in Africa’s drylands.
Our poverty graduation approach is proven to have a lasting impact on participants. Upon graduating from BOMA’s programs, entrepreneurs experience:
Increase in Income
Increase in Savings
Return on Investment