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  • Amani Initiative: Challenging Societal Norms by Engaging Communities

    Amani Initiative: Challenging Societal Norms by Engaging Communities

    “At Amani Initiative, our strength has been our ability to leverage pathways at the community level,” shares Nixon Ochatre, Founder of Amani Initiative and Chairperson for the MCLD Uganda Chapter. In the fourth edition of the Movement for Community-led Development’s monthly column, Movement Matters, Sera Bulbul and Nixon Ochatre talk about working with community change agents to prevent and respond to child marriage and teenage pregnancy.

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  • One Year of Strengthening Devolution in Kenya

    One Year of Strengthening Devolution in Kenya

    Post by Steve Ogutu, MCLD Kenya This month, we celebrate one year of a transformative partnership with the County Government of Makueni in Kenya. MCLD and the county signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) on September 30, 2021 to strengthen community-led development as an important tool to tackle development challenges. In just one year, […]

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  • MCLD at the UN General Assembly

    MCLD at the UN General Assembly

    While the official proceedings at the opening of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly were pretty grim — the Secretary General stated “Our world is in peril — and paralyzed.” – and while virtually no civil society participation in the high-level events was permitted – we civil society members participated in dozens of […]

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  • How to Develop Partnerships!

    How to Develop Partnerships!

    On this month’s global MCLD Zoom Call we learned key principles and inspiring stories from three of our colleagues who had successfully established partnerships and funding through “friend raising” — establishing strong human relationships. Each had reflected on their experiences and shared key principles. Our guest speakers: Arthur Nkosi, Country Director, CorpsAfrica, Malawi Caren Wakoli, […]

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