Strike in Cameroon Prompts DAI Cameroon Prayer Request

Prayers Requested Following Lawyer and Teacher Strike in Cameroon   The political atmosphere in Cameroon is currently very volatile. Thousands of teachers and lawyers in English-speaking regions of Cameroon are on strike, because they think the government is trying to marginalize them by imposing the French language on their schools and courts. So many people have lost their lives, personal and public properties have been destroyed and some burnt down. Some youths...

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Free Worldview, Culture and Leadership Breakfast January 11 in Tempe, AZ

Please join in on a discussion on "Worldview, Culture and Leadership" led by Karl Mueller, DAI Senior Consultant, January 11 at 7:00am at the Campus Christian Center located at 1034 S Mill Ave Tempe, Arizona. Understanding worldview and culture is key to effective ministry and leadership in a cross-cultural ministry. The discussion will provide a framework for discerning how worldview and culture shape perspectives on leadership, and how these compare to those of...

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The Privilege of Investing By Paul Borthwick, DAI Senior Consultant

Three specific events over the past year have made Christie and me excited about DAI's decision to deeply invest in next generation leaders.   [caption id="attachment_6721" align="alignright" width="640"] Christie Borthwick at the SAIL Conference in Nepal (September) With women leaders from Pakistan, Dominican Republic, Bangladesh & NE India[/caption] At the DAI-related South Asia Leadership conference in Nepal in September 2015, my wife, Christie, and I had the opportunity to hear from, and...

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MAOL Graduate Found Program To Be Holistic, Practical, Relevant and Biblical

Aggrey Sowekyo, who recently completed his studies in the DAI Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) program in Uganda and works within the Ugandan government,  shared his thoughts on why the program was so tremendously useful to him:   I noticed that a major gap in leadership in my country has been character. The MA program’s main focus is restoring godly character in leadership. Without the element of character in leadership, whatever...

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DAI Uganda Graduates 14 Influential Leaders

  On October 21st, 14 leaders graduated with DAI's Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership at a ceremony at Uganda Christian University. The graduating students included 2 Archdeacons in the Anglican Church of Uganda, a Bishop in the Pentecostal Church, several pastors, an official in the Uganda Revenue Department, someone very involved in politics and an American working with the Navigators, who chose to take the DAI program in preference to any number of alternatives...

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November 2016 DAI Connect Newsletter

The Latest News from DAI Looking to Younger Leaders for Future Growth and Impact Letter from the President  Dear Friends, As DAI is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the average age of it's staff is declining! How can this be happening? Because more and more young leaders are joining DAi's staff. At the Egypt conference three of these leaders from Asia, the Middle East and Latin America shared their strategies for training and...

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Younger Leaders Combating Poverty in the Philippines

DAI's commitment to partnerships comes with the benefit that we get to be a part of the work of groups like International Care Ministries (ICM). by Caleb Overstreet, DAI Consultant Myanmar   ICM has been serving the ultrapoor, those living on less than 50 cents a day, throughout the Philippines for nearly 25 years, in partnership with pastors from thousands of slum communities. In their commitment to support and equip these pastors,...

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Nepal: A Great Success Story

I have traveled to Nepal several times a year, for many years, witnessing the painful political journey of a fragile country. by J. Abraham, DAI Leadership Consultant South Asia Last year, after a grueling and tenuous process and nine years of deliberation, the constitution was finally passed. However, basic amenities like electricity and petrol are not always readily available. Occasionally I hear Nepali's call their country "a failed state." For the work...

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Youth of Uganda Learning About Servant Leadership

After ten years of providing leadership training for adults, Nicholas Wafula, DAI Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, feels led to do the same for youth in Uganda. by Finney Ongole, Marketing Coordinator Uganda   In partnership with the International Leadership Academy (ILA), DAI hosted their first youth leadership camp in 2014. The team just completed their third annual camp this past July. According to the 2014 census, youth below 18...

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MAOL Student Works to Bring Change to South Sudan

Fredrick Matakidi shares about the difficulties young leaders face in a nation torn apart by war and poverty, and how the MAOL program has impacted him. by Helen McAllister, DAI Director of Marketing and Communications Fredrick, a third-year DAI Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership student, lives and works in Juba, the capital city of South Sudan. He is a Finance Manager for Christian Aid-South Sudan, an international organization that provides humanitarian and development...

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