• The Inukshuk Blog
    A blog of updates and inspiration from Imago Dei Fund.

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Patriarchy in My First Language – Mfumo dume

Pamela Shao | November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020|

Pamela Shao lives in Tanzania and currently works for UNICEF as the Chief of Field Office in Mbeya, a city located in the Southern Highlands regions of Tanzania. She has a long career path in Read More

On this Eve of International Day of the Girl, Let Us Not Forget the Cries o...

Emily Nielsen Jones | October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020|

Happy International Day of the Girl from all of us at the Imago Dei Fund! On behalf of our whole team, we invite you, wherever you hail from and whatever work is your main focus, Read More

Closing the Race Gap in Philanthropy Demands Radical Candour

Kennedy Odede | September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020|

We are excited to share this article by my friend and colleague, Kennedy Odede, Founder and CEO of SHOFCO. We decided to share this article from The Guardian in our blog this month because it tells the truth and makes plain the challenge for philanthropy: “as you fund and award white founders working in communities of colour (at home and abroad), ensure you apply the same level of recognition and support to leaders of colour who possess the same or greater skills and knowledge of their environment.” This is the challenge of being anti-racist and owning our own racist behaviors Read More

Walking with the Girl Child through the Shadows of COVID-19

Rev. Domnic Misolo | August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020|

When news about the local outbreak of infectious pneumonia of an unknown etiology hit headlines in December 2019, most here in Kenya viewed this with skepticism. Never would we have imagined that what we thought Read More

Truth Telling – Ours to Do

Lisa R. Jackson | July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020|

Following George Floyd’s murder by police in Minneapolis, and the protests that ensued thereafter, some strange emails and texts started showing up on my phone.  They went something like this:  Lisa, I just wanted to Read More

Mentor Mothers on the Frontlines: A Spotlight on m2m’s COVID19 Pivot

Frank Beadle de Palomo | May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020|

Greetings to you wherever you find yourself on the pandemic curve! Some places are beginning to open up, others are still in full or modified lock down. Wherever you find yourself, we are all still Read More

“The wind blows where it wills, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know whence it comes or whither it goes.”
John 3:8a