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Thinking about Hewlett Foundation’s Strategy and Decolonising Philanthropy

In this blogpost, I decided to be a bit presumptive – to pronounce myself on the idea of decolonising development (and by extension, philanthropy) and to make comments on Hewlett Foundation’s Transparency Participation and Accountability Strategy for the coming five years. First, A Short story “What do you fund?” A relative of mine has been …

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A teenager’s pregnancy changed the destinies of two people forever.

Here’s the story of how Benjamin Katana dropped out of school to become a breadwinner When I started telling you the stories of Kenyans who don’t exist despite the fact that you see them every day as you walk and drive around, I started with this blogpost in which there was a story of Katana, …

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I am a writer first and foremost. I am passionate about social entrepreneurship, which I define by finding ways to innovate the world’s processes to make life better for people – whether in business or in the non-profit sector. I am professionally involved at the Open Institute, Thellesi Co and various agricultural ventures.