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Training the Future Civic Leaders Of Africa

At the end of every year we reflect on what we have learnt as a team at Amani Institute; what went well and what we want to change going forward. In D…

Social Innovation is Not Like Living on a Pink Cloud

In 2016, last September I attended the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution course at the Amani Institute. The 3-day course triggered my thoughts in ma…

Time to Align – 24 More Hours

If you look back at your 2016 - do you remember what you did on February the 29th? Right. This year was a Leap Year and we technically have 24 more ho…

Persist – and You Will Break Through

This is a post by our Social Innovation Management alumni Magda Kanjejo from Kenya. She is also an alumn at the Civic Leadership Track we are running …

Titus Kuria with friends

How to Create Change in Underprivileged Communities – #1change Challenges

'If you work with about 20 people every year, you realize that you barely even scratch the surface of the problems in your community. So the big eleph…

Omar Rabie #1change

#1change – connecting dreams with reality

What is the #1change you want to see happen in your lifetime?It is easy to get overwhelmed with the bad news that flood our newsfeeds and outlets ever…

Aditi Agrawal at Amani Institute

Who is Aditi? #1change challenges.

‘The work I did was too far removed. The main challenge was that I couldn’t really see the impact I was – or wasn’t – creating’ - Aditi Ag…

Building Relationships – How Community Engagement Can Work #2

Building relationships - how engaging with community leaders over time can deepen what otherwise would be fleeting impact. - Post by Geraldine HeppIn …

Building Relationships – How Community Engagement Can Work #1

Building relationships - how engaging with community leaders over time can deepen what otherwise would be fleeting impact. - Post by Geraldine HeppOne…

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fundraising, social change, social entrepreneurship

How To Open Doors for Your Fundraising

Use your story as a door opener, then listen. This is one of the tips Carrie Rich, founder of The Global Good Fund, has shared with our Fellows in Na…