Connecting local responses around the world
I recently interviewed a man called Dr Sedevi Angami for the 'How To Build Community' podcast and radio show. He runs a hospital in Dimapur, and he was telling me about his life and work, and how a hospital can be a centre for the transformation of a community, going well beyond medicine.
I find Sedevi to be a very refreshing, encouraging and inspiring company. It feels rare (in my part of the world) to meet someone who's seen & done so much, and yet remains seemingly…Continue
I recently spoke with a man called Lord Nigel Crisp, who used to run one of the biggest organisations in the world: the UK's National Health Service.
Since leaving the 'NHS', he has become a global health advocate in British politics and around the world, with an aim of improving local healthcare by creating global partnerships.
Here's his #HowToBuildCommunity interview in full...…Continue
In Arukah Network's latest 'How To Build Community' podcast, I chat with Sheila Katzman, who the UN tasked with creating a radio station for their peacekeeping efforts in Sierra Leone's civil war.
This is the story of Radio UNAMSIL, with its focus on community engagement, listener participation, and on-air peace talks.…Continue
I once read that "only a demanding common task builds community". It's hard to think of a task more demanding - or more common - than climate change. One of my favourite writers and thinkers is a Scottish man called Alastair McIntosh, and he has written at length about both of these things: climate change and community.
I was very excited recently to speak with him for Arukah Network's How To Build Community podcast. I got to ask him about these…Continue