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Zimbabwe Learning Journey – Final Harvest – What Moves You?

September 6, 2011


A collective poem by the participants of the South Africa to Zimbabwe Learning Journey hosted by Greenhouse Project, Johannesburg and Kufunda Village, Harare on 10-20 August 2011. After a day attending sustainability projects in Jhb CBD, we spent 2 days learning together at Kufunda Village, followed by 2 days in a rural community. 17 SA […]

cultivating culturetalent

June 4, 2010


To those of you still following this blog, thank you. You may be wondering why it has been so quiet. Maybe you didn’t notice. Well, you’ll see by the last post I launched a project at the end of my YIP year in Sweden. It’s taken flight and a lot of my time, and I’ve […]

Mapping the Kaospilot International Leadership Network

May 12, 2010


Mapping the Kaospilot International Leadership Network A project by Nathan Daniel Heller On internship from the International Youth Initiative Program (YIP) in Sweden April 2010 DEBRIEF Location: Kaospilot International, Mejlgade 35, Århus, Denmark Date: 12-30 April 2010 Need: The Kaospilot program has an extensive reach. There are multiple points of recognized leadership in the international […]

Focus on ProAction Café

April 13, 2010


(Harvest from Community Campus process – 8.4.10) The Setting Focus Initiative Forum was an inspirational working meeting, held by the international Youth Section of the Anthroposophical Society at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland. The space was held very constructively by some remarkable individuals who made conscious use of multiple social technologies, and so there was […]

Focus: Future(Now) in Social Threefolding

April 12, 2010


Brimming with insight from my time at Focus International Forum in Dornach Switzerland last week, which culminated in the ground-shaking gathering of HeartChord Music Festival, new forms of social sculpture are present in me. New forms of collective power are emerging amongst the youth I meet. Consciousness making itself concrete. At Focus, in a process […]

SOFIA / YIP Report (Dec ’09 – March ’10)

March 28, 2010


I am a trainee of Föreningen SOFIA completing a 1-year training in Social Entrepreneurship at the International Youth Initiative Program (YIP) in Järna, Sweden. This traineeship is funded by Forum Syd, a program of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). This is an update of my learning experience, following my previous report, which covered the […]

Radical Collaboration in Education – the birth of SKAI

March 26, 2010


This is my revised article for the YIP annual report. The Art of Hosting training that took place in Karlskrona on the south coast of Sweden 18-21 Feb 2010 was an awe-inspiring 4-day event that opened up a massive door for youth collaboration, bringing together 4 of the leading international educational programs for sustainability and […]