A Clearer Purpose and Direction

Robert did not have any formal training on how to effectively serve his community until working with Cultivate. His community organization is working to address extreme poverty in Kampala, Uganda. Because of Cultivate, Robert is learning how to manage his time better, improve his computer skills, and set clear goals for himself and his organization. He…

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Trying a Different Approach

How can we best work with communities and their members to produce lasting change? We must ensure they are the ones driving and determining what happens to their community.

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Self-Reflection: Time Management

How Do You Manage Your Time? In our intro course, we ask our trainees to evaluate their time management. Whether you are in a culture that highly values time, or in a culture where time is held more loosely, your relationship to time is important. As leaders of nonprofits, NGOs, and community-based organizations, we likely have…

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The Formula for Success

I just recently returned from a visit to some of the most beautiful parts of the country that I’ve ever seen. During this time I was able to be up close and personal with God’s creation in a way that was incredibly rejuvenating to my spirit. I know I’m not the first one to ever realize…

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Childhood & Leadership

Today I was listening to a podcast on childhood, and though it was not particularly addressing it, I began to think of the implications that childhood has on someone’s ability to be a strong leader. The experiences of one’s childhood, whether good or bad, traumatic or mundane, will set the path for much of adulthood. And…

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