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Carmnild during a session

Are you ready to be transformed?

I have through my life felt like I am the same Sofie. Apart from obvious changes like physical appearance, life experience and pure knowledge, I think…

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…

Amani Fellows Blue Sky

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…

Best of Times

The Best of Times? Reflecting on a Turbulent Year for Changemakers

This is an article written by our co-founder and CEO Roshan Paul. Please read the full article on LinkedIn.Are we living in the ‘worst of times’…

24more

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…

Nature in Kenya

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…

Roshan Paul

Talking Complexity and Change

This is a crosspost from Wasafiri Consulting by Hamish Wilson | October 5, 2016An interview with Roshan Paul, co-founder of the Amani InstituteThis …

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…