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 (1/25)


Late Rate (2/6)

Local organization (<5 mill USD)


















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


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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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Venue & Accommodations 

Book accommodations 

All Participants should complete this form to book your accommodations (same as linked button above). Participants are responsible for making and paying for their own hotel/lodging arrangements. If you have any trouble, please contact Juliana Shem:


E-mail: shemj@mstcdc.or.tz

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

Conference Sessions

Sessions will cover a variety of topics of interest to the local learning & development community. Here are some of the sessions that will be held, and you can see more on our agenda page here.

  • Instituting Behavior Change in Local Communities
  • Bridging the Gap: Building Financial Literacy Amongst Girls in Africa
  • Strengthening Capacities Among Responders and Humanitarian Organizations
  • How Do We Create an Organizational Learning Culture Anyway? Fostering a Work Environment Conducive to Learning Transfer
  • Create a Virtuous Cycle: How Organizational Learning Will Make Stronger, Happier Staff

Capacity for Humanity Conference Partners & Supporters

Gold sponsors

  • ActionAid

Silver sponsors

  • Humanitarian Leadership Academy
  • Gateway Academy (CGAP)