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Niamani Mutima

Conference reports Niamani Mutima 30 July 2018

Forum Annual Conference 2018: Building common ground

Philanthropy is a verb. By its very nature, it helps to build a common ground where we can push back on the superficial differences between us and work together on our shared visions. Attending the …

Conference reports 1 Niamani Mutima 22 July 2015

Youth group energizes African grantmakers’ conference

Earlier this month I attended the African Grantmakers Network (AGN) Assembly held at the International Conference Center in Arusha, Tanzania.  Arusha is nestled in the foothills of Mt. Meru – often referred to as the …

Conference reports 1 Niamani Mutima 14 May 2015

Generation next: there is no single story

Nearly every conversation about Africa touches on the topic of the ‘youth bulge’. This vast and diverse continent is the second largest with 54 countries and more than 70 per cent of its population under …

Conference reports Niamani Mutima 28 May 2013

EDGE Funders poses the big questions

The EDGE Funders Alliance Just Giving conference asked the questions: what is to be done and how do we do it? Current trends in philanthropy that encourage more focus on investing philanthropic resources to maximize …