Connecting local responses around the world
Kudos to Constellation for seeing the potential and celebrating community capacity to defeat the scourge of ebola.... I hope this short video will help a bit with the fear.... as a development…Continue
This is very much in line with the SALT approach, hope you enjoy this...
Making up your mind. Prioritizing and making it happen
* As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "every man must decide whether he will walk in the…Continue
What should projects accomplish… and for whom?
An unnamed international non-profit client contacted me to evaluate their resilience project mid-stream, to gauge prospects for sustainable handover. EUREKA, I thought! After email discussions with them I drafted an evaluation process that included learning from a variety of stakeholders, ranging from Ministries, local government and the national University who were to take over the programming work about what they thought would be most…
Thought you'd all be interested in this - African community-based approach: http://www.thp.org//what_we_do/key_initiatives/community_centers/overview
Stepping up community self-sustainability, one [Ethiopian] step at a time
Having just come back from evaluation and design fieldwork for an Ethiopian Red Cross (ERCS)/ Swedish Red Cross/ Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent project, the power of communities is still palpable in my mind. They know what great impact looks like. They know what activities they can best sustain themselves. It's up to us to ask, listen and…Continue