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The story of Salt

About this episodeDr Ian Campbell and Elvis Simamvwa discuss the story and evolution of Salt, a community engagement method focusing on authentic interaction through s...

How a community can heal from conflict

How to make access to safe water more sustainable – Part 2

About this episodeGita Roy, from Bangladesh, helped to establish a water treatment plant in her village that makes saltwater safe to drink. The plant has had a positiv...

How to make access to safe water more sustainable – Part 1

About this episodeCharles Macai, a water specialist with 25 years experience leading projects across Africa, shares about how communities can have sustainable access t...

An introduction to orality

Before writing was developed, cultures passed along their traditions, history and identity verbally, through stories, proverbs, songs and riddles. In this episode, Jak...

How to make our global health system fit for the future

In conversation with Jake Lloyd, community leaders from India, Nepal, Nigeria and the UK share how local communities can work together to solve urgent health challenge...

The fiftieth episode

Six years, 61 interviewees from 23 countries and now 50 episodes, all discussing one thing: community. In this special 50th episode of How to build community, Jake sha...

How to support people through loss

Loss and grief affect all of us at some point in our lives. This episode is about offering support to people who are grieving. Barnabé Anzaruni, a theologian based in ...

The island castaway

With her husband and two children, Rosemary Stephenson featured in the 2000 reality TV show, Castaway. Its aim: to see if 36 people could be left on a remote Scottish ...

How to advocate for change

Advocacy experts Munyaradzi Mataruse, Chalwe Nyrienda and Joanna Watson talk about community-led advocacy and how we can start advocating for change where we live.

Changing airwaves and claiming rights in northern Pakistan

Giving people the opportunity to tell their own stories and advocate for change.

How To Support People With An Alcohol Addiction

JON is a recovering alcoholic from the UK. In this episode he shares a raw and powerful story of his struggle with addiction and journey of recovery. Along the way, he...

How To Love Your Enemy - Lessons From A World Leading Climate Activist

What does it mean to love your enemy? Why is it important? And how can you go about doing it? In this episode we put these questions to world leading climate campaigne...

How To Make People Feel Welcome - A Story Of Disability & Inclusion In The Jordanian Church

Muna AbuGhazaleh was born with various disabilities and her parents were told that she might never talk, walk or live an independent life. In this podcast episode Muna...

Dancing With Thieves In São Paulo’s Favelas

In this episode CALLY MAGALHĀES shares a story so remarkable it's being made into a feature film. In the Brazilian prison in which she worked, she started a drama proj...

How To Coach Others - An Introduction

How can you help the people around you to achieve their goals and reach their potential? CATRIONA HOREY is a Coach in the UK, where she helps leaders in charities, soc...

Inside DRC's Caterpillar Project

Since 2016, village elders, mothers and schoolchildren in a small community in the Democratic Republic of Congo have worked to reintroduce a species of edible caterpil...

How To Create A Culture Of Problem Solving

How can you help your community, organisation or team get better at problem-solving? In this episode, join 'Psychological Safety' expert ERIN LLOYD ROTICH from the USA...

How To Fight Fake News: An Introduction

SHAYDANY URBANI helps people to identify and challenge fake news, as part of her work with the organisation 'First Draft'. Here she shares her top tips and advice, alo...

How To Turn Rubbish Into Money: The Story of Nigeria's Eco-Entrepreneurs

What if you could turn litter into money? FWANGMUN OSCAR DANLADI leads a movement of young people in Nigeria who have found a way to turn the country’s huge problem of...

The Role Of Community In Shaping The Mental Health Of Young People

10-20% of young people globally experience mental health conditions of some kind. But the majority do not seek help or receive support. Keeping in mind the saying that...

An Exciting Announcement

This isn't a normal episode of the show! Today we're pleased to announce that Arukah Network is joining forces with our friends at Tearfund's 'Footsteps' magazine in o...

The Rise of The Eco Church

'Eco Church' is a scheme for churches in the UK who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for the planet as well as its people. Since it was launched by the...

How To Set Up A Community Health Programme

Arukah members TED LANKESTER, JUBIN VARGHESE and NATHAN GRILLS have recently collaborated on the fourth edition of popular book 'Setting Up Community Health Programmes...

Learning From Failure: An Expert’s Guide

ASHLEY GOOD created the world's first ever 'Failure Consultancy'. It's called Fail Forward and it helps people and organisations to use failure as an opportunity to le...

How To Motivate Others: A Masterclass From Sierra Leone

Since 2018, DANIEL SARA TURAY has been running a huge volunteer project in his region of Sierra Leone. The aim: to build over 100 miles of roads and to connect village...

Resolving Conflict: An Expert's Guide

TARA WEST is a mediator from the USA who helps individuals and groups to resolve conflict and have productive conversations. In this episode, she shares stories, tools...

Haiti, Enterprise and the Church

Haiti in the Caribbean has a complex history. Following slavery, revolution, debt, exploitation and natural disasters, it is currently one of the poorest countries in ...

Building Community Under A Lockdown: The Story of Crediton Radio

How do you sustain community life under a lockdown? In this episode, our presenter JAKE LLOYD shares one possible answer. In his UK hometown of Crediton, he has helped...

Building Community In A Crisis: The Science of Kindness, Connection and Control

GRAHAM FAWCETT is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in helping groups of people to thrive under stressful conditions. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, h...

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