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Yung Han Gojo Amani Institute

Looking for purpose: from private investment in Taiwan to microfinance in Sri Lanka

The beauty of life is that sometimes life-changing opportunities come when least expected. This is what happened to Yunghan Chang, in 2016. Despite h…

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Solving the Same Problems in a New Context

By: Rafaela Mendes, Amani Social Innovation Management Fellow in BengaluruPrior to joining Amani’s Social Innovation Management Program in India,  …

Quando carreira e propósito se alinham: conheça a experiência profissional de Amanda

A Amani Fellow conta sua experiência trabalhando com jovens engajados.Você já pensou em se dedicar a uma carreira alinhada com os seus valores e qu…

Why Amani’s SIM Program is Something You Don’t Want to Miss!

By: Anjali Das,  (second from the left), Amani Social Innovation Management Fellow, India Class 3.When I first decided to be a part of the Amani Inst…

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How Nikhil leveraged his startup experience for social impact

The story of Nikhil Goel, who left a dream job in India to study Social Innovation Management in Nairobi: thanks to rapid prototyping, in less than 6 …

A Life of Purpose: The Story of Tamila

Tamila Silva dos Santos is 28 years old. She was born in the outskirts of Salvador (in the northeastern part of Brazil), and now she lives in Lauro de…

Richard Steward Amani Institute

The Fortitude to Venture into the Unknown to Influence Change

An interesting statistic about Amani Institute’s Social Innovation Management (SIM) program is that almost 80% of our Fellows are intrapreneurs. Ove…

Minimalist-To be or not to be?

By: Carla Saiki, Amani Institute Social Innovation Management Fellow After many assignments, meetings, workshops, readings, and projects about social…

Milagro Iraola Amani Institute

The Courage to Embark on New Leadership Roles

Amani Institute Fellow Milagro Pereyra Iraola is the New Executive Director of Njambre. Discover her feelings, thoughts and ambitions as she steps int…

Likumbi Kapihya Amani Institute Alumni Zambia

TRUST THE PROCESS – LIKUMBI KAPHIYA REAPS REWARDS OF BELIEVING IN HER VISION

Knowing what you want to achieve in your career and going out to actualise one’s vision can be a daunting task. The risks involved, the dual fears o…