New Xulon Title Presents Relevant Principles for Infrastructure

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Ofumbi provides instruction in building up the foundation of a community

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“Development is who people are rather than merely what people do and what they obtain from their labor,”

The pages of David Wesley Ofumbi’s new book, Identity and Transformation ($14.99, paperback, 978-1-61996-208-8; $22.99, hardcover, 978-1-61996-209-5; $7.49, e-book, 978-1-61996-210-1) explore a foundation for a new Sub-Saharan Africa that prides itself in developing local capacities for local solutions. The book argues that permanent solutions must be culturally sensitive, locally resourced and must build a sense of ownership and accountability within the community.

“Development is who people are rather than merely what people do and what they obtain from their labor,” states the author. “Development must begin with children at their infancy. Therefore true development aims at changing an entire generation rather than merely individuals or communities and building the communal character of a community and societal responsibility.”

David Wesley Ofumbi is the team Leader of Leadership Development Initiative Africa (Leadia), an indigenous leadership development ministry based in Uganda. The author has trained over 500 leaders across East Africa for 10 years. He has completed a graduate and post graduate master degrees and currently pursuing post graduate studies in development and leadership.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Identity and Transformation through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

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