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About the series

How to build community is a podcast and radio show from Arukah Network and Tearfund’s Footsteps magazine. The podcast gives people the opportunity to inspire and motivate others by talking about their community projects and ideas.

‘That was beautiful. I’d like to hear more insights like this - I’ve had moments when I did not know the next step.’
a listener in Zambia commenting on a recent episode on conflict resolution

In this series

What can I learn from the series?

Jake, the podcast series host says, ‘We’re searching for the planet’s best community projects and ideas, and sharing what we find. Inspiring stories and practical insights to help you serve your community, wherever in the world you live.

Covering a variety of topics from community and mental health to youth-led eco-entrepreneurship, the series contains something for everyone.

Arukah Network

Arukah Network is a global network of local people working to make communities happier, healthier places to be.


Footsteps is a print and digital magazine that inspires and equips people to work with their local communities to bring positive change.

‘A wonderful interaction. A very encouraging and motivating discussion’
a listener in India commenting on the ‘motivating others’ episode

Get in touch

Please get in touch if you have any feedback or ideas for future episodes.

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