Connecting local responses around the world
Hi all, in this new episode of the How To Build Community podcast I chat with a specialist with 25 years experience of leading water and sanitation projects across Africa. He describes how more and more communities are turning to a business-based approach to water management. It's really interesting! You can listen here:…Continue
Before writing was developed, cultures passed along their traditions, history and identity, through stories, proverbs, poems, songs and riddles. These are all oral art forms. In other words they are spoken, sung or chanted, and can form part of dance, drama or discussion.
They are a way to communicate everything that matters without putting anything into writing.
In this new 'How To Build Community' episode, I chat with an orality expert from Sierra Leone, and hear that even…Continue
In this recent episode of the 'how to build community' podcast you can listen in on a conversation of community leaders from around the world - all members of Arukah Network - in which they discuss how to make the global health system fit for the future. And the answer, they argue, is to put ‘community’ at its centre. It's an interesting conversation, featuring voices from India, Laos, Nepal, Nigeria and…Continue
The How To Build Community podcast recently published its 50th episode! Over 6 years, I've spoken with 61 interviewees, from 23 countries, all with stories, wisdom and insight on ways to build and sustain a healthy community.
In it, I reflect on some of what I have learned during this time, and share some highlights. See what you think, and if you like it do subscribe in your podcast app and tell others about it!…Continue