CAPSI and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at the University of Cambridge and CAPSI recently announced a landmark collaborative partnership to further understand the impact of philanthropy across African communities, private sector organisations, foundations, and key individuals. The objective of this partnership is to increase the development of joint projects between the two Centres in a deliberate effort…

Q&A with Roselyne Cheruiyot

Q&A with Roselyne Cheruiyot

Quote: “Philanthropy can revitalise our communities and our democracy through its transformative potential to address the root causes of problems and have a lasting impact.” How does your research help develop African philanthropy? My research focuses on how social enterprises (SEs) and Non-profit organisations (NPOs) can contribute to resilient urban communities through their service delivery….

Q&A with Jacob Mati, Deputy Director of CAPSI

Q&A with Jacob Mati, Deputy Director of CAPSI

Tell us about yourself and your career background. I consider myself a pracademic, having worked both in academia and development practice. I had 15 years of practice work with civil society organisations in various developing countries, before I transitioned into academia 12 years ago at the time of completing my PhD studies. I am also…

Interview with Advisory Board Member, Bongiwe Mlangeni

Interview with Advisory Board Member, Bongiwe Mlangeni

Transitioning through your career to align with personal values holds very true for Advisory Board member, Bongiwe Mlangeni, who started her career as a journalist covering socio-economic and women’s rights issues. Her journey has seen her play a proactive role in promoting philanthropy in support of human rights and social justice projects across southern Africa….

Interview with Ebrima Sall, Advisory Board Member

Interview with Ebrima Sall, Advisory Board Member

As much as we understand the world to be our oyster, our roots remain stemmed in Africa where many return to fulfil their life’s purpose. One such individual is Executive Director of TrustAfrica and CAPSI Advisory Board member, Ebrima Sall. Ebrima’s career journey started when he completed his higher education in France, where he was…