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We develop people & organizations to lead social impact


We work beyond boundaries (of sector, geography, ethnicity)

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We’re reaching more than a decade

Amani Institute is celebrating over a decade of Changemakers! Our Hubs and Communities are gathering across the world to celebrate our milestone this November.

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The New Reason To Work

The New Reason To Work

Roshan Paul and Ilaina Rabbat’s book is out!
They share stories and insights from their ten-year experience as Co-Founders of Amani Institute where they helped thousands of people move into social impact and explore the six essential keys that can unlock a career in social impact.

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Where we are

A Flipped Global Approach

The future of work is boundaryless, and we believe in building the mindset for global citizenship.

We are a non-profit organization incorporated in the USA, and based in Brazil, Kenya, and India. These are global hubs for social innovation to offer our participants solid insights into the complexities and possibilities of emerging markets and offer countless opportunities to learn from and get inspired by local innovations, while simultaneously allowing them to build a strong global network and understanding of how to work effectively with people from many different cultures.

Participants from all over the world have joined our programs.

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Our Impact

Social Innovation Management Fellows from 71 countries
Million USD scholarships provided
Managers from 80+ Small and Growing Business joined our L4G program
Custom training programs designed and delivered

What They Say About Us

Our network
What sets Amani Institute apart is their high quality content, interactive and effective methodology, and their commitment to creating real impact.
– Nigel Tricks, Regional Director, Norwegian Refugee Council East Africa
I am not hesitant to say that indeed the Amani Institute is allowing me to live a life of meaning and impact.
– Daniel Christian, Amani Fellow, refugee from Burundi
We keep inviting Amani Institute to train our Fellows because we consistently find they are better than anyone else.
– Shriya Sethi, Director International Innovation Corps, University of Chicago
Amanda Segnini
My experience with Amani Institute was profound and powerful!
– Amanda Segnini, Amani Fellow from Brazil
Amani Institute unique orientation and perspective in facilitating conversations is exemplary.
– Deepali Khanna, Managing Director, Asia Regional Office, The Rockefeller Foundation
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our story

We Are Amani Institute

Our name derives from the Swahili word for peace. We believe in the power of diversity and having a global mindset – the different nationalities and professional backgrounds of our staff all contribute to our mission.

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Latest stories

Milagro Pereyra speaking at the impact work
November 15, 2022

Weaving Communities through Partnerships, introducing our new Community and Partnership Manager 

Amani Institute will continue to develop new opportunities for our Communities through Opportunity or Development partnerships helping individuals find a place where they can go to work to create impact.
Three Amani Institute fellows speaking to each other in a small room
November 3, 2022

10 Years of Working to Change the World

In June 2021, Amani Institute turned 10-years old. After a year of COVID-related pauses on in-person gatherings, we will finally celebrate this milestone this year. As you read this, our Hubs and communities worldwide are busy planning a global day of celebrations on Friday, November 11th, to usher in the next decade of Amani Institute. We invite you to join us!
Output to Outcomes to Impact
October 27, 2022

Setting your Social Impact Monitoring and Evaluation for Success

Adriana Casulari, Global Operations, Monitoring and Evaluations Manager

Individuals and organizations who lead social impact tackle some of the most profound …

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We work with organizations to develop the type of professional training they need. So far we have worked with over 120 clients in South America, North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

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