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Developing Leadership for Life’s Challenges

By: Fiona VazSeven years ago, when I was vice principal of a school in Mumbai, I was completely new to the concept of leadership. Never mind that I ha…

Exploring India’s Sustainable Tourism Sector with Campmonk

By: Vanessa PenayoI’ve always been interested in environmental issues, and when I arrived in India to spend 4 months at Amani Institute in Bengaluru…

Quantifying my Immersion Phase in India

02.04.2018It’s been exactly one month since I’ve taken off on a sunny, frigid winter day in Berlin to arrive in Bangalore, marking my stay in Indi…

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El Sector Privado Necesita Acelerar Su Contribución Para Conducir Un Cambio Significativo a Nivel Global

PS: English version of this blog is available below the Spanish version. Me mudé a Nairobi en 2015 para ayudar en algunos proyectos locales y partic…

A Fellows’ Personal Journey Of Discovery

May 2017. I wanted to change. I needed change. I was feeling stuck on a path that I had chosen, and I could not understand why.I was feeling lost and …

From IIT to Amani: Ayush’s Journey in the Social Impact Sector

“Accept the calling. Decide if you want your energy to be in the social impact sector and go for it.”Ayush Rai had fulfilled what many would call …

When Passion Isn’t Enough: How Amani Developed Aditi’s Social Impact Skills

Aditi has always had an innate passion for the social sector. But traditional education did not provide her with the skills needed to make social  im…

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From Business Schools to Innovative Education Technology

This post is written by Gabriel Quintas de Oliveira who is an Amani Fellow. There was only a limited amount of miles I was able to let my life run bef…

Combining Social Impact with Private Sector Experience: Sriram in Samburu

Growing up in Chennai, India, Sriram always had a passion for animals. But in the traditional education system, he felt there wasn’t room to explore…

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From Mumbai to Nairobi: Mriganka is Helping to Give Clean Energy to 1 Million Kenyans

Mriganka has always had a passion for helping people. After studying Political Science and Psychology at Bryn Mawr College in the US, she returned to …