We are Next Step.
We seek to bring about lasting change in critical spheres of life –
business, education, arts, agriculture, environment, global issues –
and this is reflected in the varied mentoring solutions we provide.
We believe it is all about people making a difference.
“It’s not about implementing our plans. It’s about making ourselves available to the next generation. It’s about helping young leaders reach their dreams.”Wolfgang Fernández, Director
Who we are.
We are thrilled to have the most awesome people on the planet as part of our team.
Born in Venezuela, has lived in 13 countries and worked in more than 60. His best contribution is to give permission to the next generation of leaders to make mistakes.
Born in Taiwan, has lived in 4 countries and has done business in 8 nations including The United States and China.
Born in the USA, has lived for 36 years in Indonesia. Committed to empower Indonesians to be catalysts for peaceful change in their country and beyond.
Born in New Zealand. Global nomad. Traveling the world for 30 years to bring sustainable solutions to pressing challenges.
Born in Germany. Has been building partnership bridges between his country and Egypt. He is now involved in mobilization of resources to assist recent refugees.
Born in Greece. Has been serving urban youth and is now focused on Kipseli the most densely populated community in Europe.
Born in Indonesia. His commitment to justice and sustainable development has enabled him to serve rural communities in Java, Kalimantan and Sumatra. He is currently developing models in 13 communities.
Born in Indonesia. Is a woman of great compassion who started a school (now K to 12) for street kids, a free clinic and Pertiwi a MicroLoan enterprise who has facilitated loans for 3,000 village women.
We value the ability local people have to define their own solutions so we mentor them with practical tools they can use.
We seek to craft self-sustaining approaches that aim to help people increase their capacity by maximizing their gifts.
We recognize humanity as our family making no distinction of race, creed or social status. Everyone is our neighbor!
We endeavor to develop responsible solutions that steward the natural resources that surround each environment.
Our unique approach to development.
1 LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS:
We value the knowledge and experience that locals have on their own realities. We bring to them a global perspective and together we craft innovative solutions.
2 WHOLISTIC APPROACH:
Todays' solutions must address, the whole person, the whole society and the whole nation. We see reality encompassing body, mind and spirit.
3 NEXT GENERATION:
We empower leaders for the future who are able to learn from the past mistakes. We watch and they do.