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

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2021 – A Year of Intentional Action

Lisa R. Jackson | February 8, 2021
February 8, 2021|

If there is one thing I have learned that matters above all in my 25 years in the social sector, it is that being intentional in how you act matters. If you seek to be Read More

Where Do We Begin?

Tabitha Mpamira, Founder of EDJA | January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021|

As the new year begins, the near-universal feeling is eagerness to leave 2020 and its challenges far behind us. In many ways, change is indeed in the air. In the United States, a new federal Read More

Disrupting White Supremacy in International Development: 5 Lessons from our...

Jailan Adly (RefuSHE), Rachael Miller Buck (Educate!), Tyisha Burroughs & Sasha Fisher (Spark Microgrants), and Alex Strzempko (Village Enterprise) | December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020|

As 2020 comes to an end, we remain deeply grateful for our partners and even more committed to a relational, trust-based approach at Imago Dei Fund. Over the past few months, we recognized a pervasive Read More

Kiswahili Translation of the Patriarchy Explainer Video!

November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020|

The Girl Child and her Long Walk to Freedom project is pleased to announce the launch of the Kiswahili translation of the patriarchy explainer video!

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

A Game-Changing New Chapter for RefuSHE

November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020|

RefuSHE is excited to announce that Geoffrey Thige, RefuSHE's Executive Director in Kenya, will become the Chief Executive Officer of RefuSHE starting January 2021! Read more about the significance of this transition in RefuSHE's latest Read More

“Africans believe in something that is difficult to render in English. We call it ubuntu, botho. It means the essence of being human. You know when it is there and when it is absent. It speaks about humaneness, gentleness, hospitality, putting yourself out on behalf of others, being vulnerable. It embraces compassion and toughness. It recognizes that my humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.”
Desmond Tutu