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Global Learning Festival Chennai, India 20-24th November 2012Are you are intrigued by SALT and would you like to experience it?Is your community making progress towards its dream and are you excited to share your experience?Would you like to meet colleagues and friends with who apply strength based approach?IndiaCompetence, with SIAAP as a host, is inviting you to participate in the Constellations Global Knowledge Fair in Chennai, India from 20th to 24th November 2012. During these five days we…See More
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Name
Marie Chorr
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Cathloic Relief Services (Current) ,Nova Scotia - Gambia Assocaition (Past)
About Me:
However, in the summer of 2005, I joined the Constellation community of learning and sharing of malaria competency experiences and in building and strengthening communities to scale up for impact. This experience is remarkable most especially in knowing that you are part of the process in helping people to transform and be more responsible for issues that affects their lives. The constellation community experience taught me the other way; that in addressing development needs; certain things are of essence such as:
• Appreciating and building on communities’ strengths,
• Stimulating local response for ownership and;
• Learning and sharing of experiences
These essentials will serve as catalyst for community participation and will in the long run ensure sustainability. Working with the Nova Scotia –Gambia Association, a local NGO involved in health education for behavioral change though the employment of the Peer Education Model , a very participatory community approach ; coupled with the bottom up experience of the constellation community of learning and sharing exposed me to a wide varieties of development planning ,implementation and evaluation realities. The fact that my work gave me the opportunity to involve directly with communities made me realized that many a times development experts usually tend to “think” for the communities in project proposals and thus packaged programmes sent to communities without taking into cognizance of the importance of communities perceptions and participation in the planning and implementation of programmes.This is where the constellation community experience makes a difference for its believe in the people as the agents of change and development.
My dream:
My dream is live in a malaria competent society where every individual is able to self assess themselves and innovate the necessary measures to prevent / curb it.But most importantly is living in a society where people can possess the ability to apply S.A.L.T in every aspect of their lives
My concern:
My only concern is that i am more familiar with the malaria than the aid competence.
I'm proud of:
Being part of the Constellation learning and sharing community.
What do I want to do to spread Community Life Competence?
Facilitate Community Life Competence in my community, Launch a facilitation team, Join a facilitation team, Share about Community Life Competence with potential partners; friends; colleagues, I want to apply SALT in my own life (S: Stimulate; Support; A: Appreciate; L: Listen; Learn; Link; T: Transfer; Team), I want to share my experience on my blog in Ning
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Indeed there is an other way:bottom up approach and S.A.L.T, best practice for malaria competence

Posted on August 15, 2011 at 2:30am 8 Comments

Well this is my first blog and i want to first talk about my inspiration with the bottom up approach of the community life competence before loading blogs on my specialty as a malaria coach and facilitator.


My journey with the Constellation started in the summer of 2005 when I joined the Constellation community of learning and sharing of malaria competency experiences and in building and strengthening communities to scale up for impact. This experience is…
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At 10:14am on June 10, 2013, Rituu B. Nanda said…

A very happy birthday Marie! All my best wishes Have a great celebration.

At 1:11am on December 10, 2012, Rituu B. Nanda said…

I appreciate your likes and comments in this community! A big thank you, Marie!

At 12:29pm on June 10, 2012, Rituu B. Nanda said…

A very happy birthday dear Marie! Have  a wonderful day. Lots of love.

At 11:47am on April 5, 2012, Rituu B. Nanda said…

I will be happy if you come to the Global Learning Event dear Marie Chorr and then I can get a real hug rather than virtual ones!

Rituu

At 6:33pm on August 18, 2011, andy mulraine said…

Hi.

   My Name is Andy i will like to be your friend. I Was part of a four days workshop that help in Trinidad@Tobago from the 4-7of July. salt it was a great. i can not stop thinking about it . and for you be strong be positive and go with God.

 

At 7:00pm on August 14, 2011, Rituu B. Nanda said…
Thanks for your warm message Marie! I found your sharing in your profile under section About me very interesting. Would you like to share it as a blog and add an example to it so that many more read and learn from your experience.
At 6:48pm on August 14, 2011, Rituu B. Nanda said…

Beautiful photo Marie!

 

We have a sub-group here which might interest you Malaria Competence.

http://aidscompetence.ning.com/group/malariacompetence

Its quick and easy to join. Sign in as member, go to the link above and click on top right corner +join.

 

Warm greetings from India,

Rituu

At 8:29am on August 10, 2009, Laurence Gilliot said…
Dear Marie,

Welcome to Aidscompetence! Could you please add your picture to your profile as it really adds a human touch?

We hope you will enjoy the opportunity to communicate with colleagues and friends in all parts of the world.

Please take some time to walk through this virtual Constellation home.
You will find many opportunities for connecting, sharing and learning.

Connecting: Under the Tab with Members you find people to connect or to reconnect with directly, on their personal pages. The search function will certainly be of help! We encourage you to make your own page your personal ‘home’ which allows for a conversation from human to human - online.

Sharing Experiences: In the blogs we are sharing our experiences with local responses and the competence process. These experiences and stories donot require a discussion or exchange, but comments are welcome! Some stories in the blog link directly to our knowledge asset (see tab knowledge asset).I am sure your experience will be useful to others!

Learning Together: Our Forum is the place where we learn together. If you want to discuss an element of the Competence process, or other issues related to local responses, please contribute to the forum.

Again, we are very happy to have your voice on Aids Competence and look forward to your contributions.
You will find some suggestions and rules of play under the ‘help’ tab.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any assistance. If you have want support for writing your blog, contact me.

Warm regards,

Laurence
 
 
 

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