A conference dedicated to learning & capacity building innovations in Africa.

Registration is now open for our first-ever conference in Africa – as Humentum! In partnership with ActionAid and with support from CIVICUS, Gateway Academy, Humanitarian Leadership Academy, and MS-TCDC, we're bringing a two-day learning and development conference to East Africa. This conference will provide a space for capacity builders and thought leaders in East Africa to convene, collaborate, and learn from each other.



Early Rate (12/27)

Reg. Rate    (1/17)

Late Rate (2/6)

Local organization (<5 mill USD)
















Keynote Speaker - Adriano Campolina

Adriano Campolina

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: Adriano Campolina

As the General Secretary of ActionAid International, Adriano is proud to lead the first INGO to move its headquarters to the South. Adriano believes passionately in the need to decentralize and devolve power to national offices and regional hubs. He wants to ensure that decisions are made closer to the communities with which ActionAid works, increasing the organization’s accountability to poor and marginalized people. Adriano is an agronomist, with a Masters in Rural Development. He has worked at ActionAid for 16 years in a number of roles, including Director of ActionAid Brazil. ActionAid works with communities to reduce poverty and promote human rights in 45 countries across the world.

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Join us to:

  • Master applying practical learning to your daily work
  • Develop connections and relationships with peers, networks, and local thought leaders
  • Contribute to a cohesive vision on how sector capacity development strategies need to change in order to meet the needs of global learners

MS TCDC room rate: $51 for single accommodation including bed and breakfast. Double and group accommodation are also available.

Call for Sessions

Have a great idea for a session at #Cap4Humanity? The Capacity for Humanity Conference focuses on Learning and Capacity Development. Submissions that highlight operational success through case examples, share organizational best practices, provide practical guidance, or lend subject matter expertise on these topics will be prioritized. Call for sessions will close December 1.


Submit your Session Proposal


Sessions are scheduled to last 60 minutes. Your submission is more likely to be accepted if you have:

  • Identified speakers and/or facilitator
  • Specified a format and topic
  • Chosen a topic that resonates with the local audience and addresses learning and capacity building themes
  • Demonstrated presentation experience
  • Highlighted innovation 

Capacity for Humanity Conference Partners & Supporters

ActionAid Humanitarian Leadership Academy Gateway Academy (CGAP)MS-TCDCCIVICUS