How to Submit a Successful Kectil Application

Several youth have asked us what we will look for when selecting participants for the 2020 Kectil Program. We want to share with you a few tips on how to shine in your Kectil application so that it will be approved! The application includes a number of short answer questions. Avoid giving one liner or one-word answers to the questions. …

A Nepali Girl’s Journey to International Leadership Training in United States: Reflection on Kectil Experience by Dikchya Raut (Nepal)

Following our Kectil Atlanta Youth Leadership Conference held from July 19nd – July 27th, Kectil 2018 Colleague Dikchya Raut from Nepal got an opportunity to write an article about her journey and experiences through Kectil program. The article was published on News24hours a US-based national news agency. Dikchya’s her Kectil journey is one of the beautiful journeys of her life. …

KECTIL 2020 APPLICATION PORTAL OPENS IN 8 DAYS!

Are you a talented youth (17-26) in a developing country? Are you poised to be a leader for positive advancement of your community? Are you ready to be trained in the Kectil Ten Points of Leadership (Mission, Passion, Vision, Ethics, Compassion, Equality and Respect, Good Government/Management, Personal Presentation, Team Building, Measurable Accomplishments)? Are you ready to join youth around the …

ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO THE 2019 ATLANTA KECTIL INTENSIVE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE!

We are counting down to our second one-week intensive leadership conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The workshop will take place from July 22nd- July 27th, 2019.  We are pleased to announce that thirty-one participants from fifteen developing countries will attend. The countries represented are Colombia, Egypt, Guyana, India, Israel, Kenya, Lesotho, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saint Lucia, South Africa, Uganda, Turkmenistan and …

The Sudan Crisis: What will the Kectil Generation Do?

Sudan has long endured 3 decades of oppression under ruthless dictatorship, including the Darfur genocide. On the night of 10th April 2019, President Al Bashir was finally overthrown. Just before the revolution, Sudan experienced 4 months of unending protests. The opposition coalition of civilians, in particular, the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) has been guiding the youth-led revolution. They have been …

The Kectil Team visits Saint Lucia!

The Kectil Program started the organization of its first Caribbean local meeting! The excitement is growing! It is anticipated for the third week of October 2019. The Kectil Program Founder Sherry Knowles was accompanied by Guguni Nyabade from Kenya for a 3-day site visit last weekend. They were received by Saint Lucian Kectil colleagues David Henry and Jasmine Francois who …

KECTIL GENERATION AT WORK- RAMSHA IFTIKHAR FROM PAKISTAN

To the world I may be a female of generation Z, but I, Ramsha Iftikhar can proudly say I belong to the Kectil Generation. I am a 2018 Kectil Colleague and currently a part of Kectil family as one of the Pakistan Regional group coordinators. We are defined by our actions not by the era we are born. Kectil Generation …

THE KECTIL GENERATION. POSITIVE. CHANGE

What’s the Big Reveal?? We are branding a new Generation!   The Kectil Generation Positive. Change. WHAT YOU ARE TOLD                                         Millennial or Gen Y                                  …

ONLY A FEW WEEKS LEFT TO OUR KECTIL SOUTHEAST ASIA CONFERENCE

We are counting down to our first Kectil Southeast Asia Conference! Registration for the conference just closed. We have an excited group of Vietnamese youth and even one Kectil Colleague joining from Laos! We are pleased to confirm that the conference will be moderated by Sherry M. Knowles, Founder and Executive Director of The Kectil Program. She has attended and …

KECTIL CELEBRATES LABOUR DAY

On this day, we should remember the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. “When I was in Montgomery, Alabama, I went to a shoe shop quite often, known as the Gordon Shoe Shop. And there was a fellow in there that used to shine my shoes, and it was just an experience to witness this fellow shining my shoes. He …