Grassroots Approaches to Multifaceted Development: International Forum For Sustainable Development in Africa

“As part of the Berlin Economic Forum, the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy received on March 6th, Jamie Le Fanu Stuart and Kevin Okumu, founders of Hope Centre Uganda. Surprisingly, despite decades of wars, Uganda is ranked the most entrepreneurial country in the world. What explains this successful revival? The speakers provided part of the answer: culture, and more specifically the “come back stronger” mind-set of Ugandans.”
–  Elisa Vallette, News From Berlin, Berlin Global
Read the full article on Berlin Global here.

Hope Center was proud to present at the 2019  Forum For Sustainable Development in Africa, held at Berlin’s Institute for Cultural Diplomacy. Two women from our co-founding team, Jamie Stuart and Kevin Okumu, were able to show and discuss how Hope Center Uganda’s grassroots approaches to social, cultural, and economic development were impacting post-war communities in Northern Uganda.

Co-Founder Jamie Stuart warming up the crowd before introducing Director Kevin Okumu!