Ahmed “Kura” Omar

Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship, Education, Food Security | Kenya

2018 New Voices Fellow


Cofounder of The BOMA Project, Kura, designed and implements a data driven, high-impact, gender-focused poverty graduation program that targets ultra-poor women at the epicenter of extreme poverty, climate change, and the true last mile of economic and social isolation. He is a passionate champion for the rights of women and girls and an agent of change who is catalyzing societal transformation that benefits women. This project provides women economic empowerment by giving them voice and authority in their households.