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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 …

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Do You Want To Change The World?

This letter is written to the Amani team, by our Fellow Amalia Vazquez. You can find the original post here. Everything happens for a reason.In Febru…

A Journey on Experiencing a Meaningful Life

This is an article written by our Fellow Gaby Cavellos. Please read the full article on Medium.Debriefings that MatterI was 18 years old when I first…

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Building a Financially Sustainable Social Enterprise in Emerging Markets

Six lessons on achieving financial independence in a resource-constrained era.We still remember the moment vividly—the one that would define the dir…

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Charity and Social Entreprise

This is an article written by our Fellow Likumbi Kapihya. Please read the full article on LinkedIn.I had the privilege of visiting the biggest paygo s…

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From Buzzword to Action: 10 Tips How to Be an Intrapreneur

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”Albert EinsteinThis is a guest post by our Social Innovation Management Fellow Ina Bogdano…