Boma Project and Founder Recognized On Floor of U.S. Senate for Work With Women in Extreme Poverty in Northern Kenya

Thursday, April 18, 2013: Senator Patrick Leahy took to the floor of the U.S. Senate recently to praise the work of Aid for Africa member The BOMA Project.  From the Senate Floor, Senator Leahy said: “Mr. President, I have been privileged to serve Vermonters for many years as a voice on foreign policy matters, and I am always reminded that my work is a reflection of the outward looking posture of the people of my state …

One example of the far-reaching contributions Vermont small businesses make every day is The BOMA Project. Based in Manchester, Vermont, Kathleen Colson started The BOMA Project in the mid-2000s as a way to help women in Kenya escape extreme poverty.” Read article


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