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Holding the fear of ebola

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Mukesh Bhachawat Sep 27, 2014. 2 Replies

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

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Jindra Cekan
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25 years in development, focused on participatory design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Please see
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Country-led design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
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Making up your mind. Prioritizing and making it happen

Posted on January 17, 2017 at 4:16pm 0 Comments

This is very much in line with the SALT approach, hope you enjoy this...

Making up your mind. Prioritizing and making it happen


* As DrMartin Luther King Jr. said, "every man must decide whether he will walk in the…


What should projects accomplish… and for whom?

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 4:28pm 2 Comments

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…


The Hunger Project - a community self-help 'epicenter' approach

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 3:45pm 0 Comments

Thought you'd all be interested in this - African community-based approach:

Stepping up community self-sustainability, one [Ethiopian] step at a time

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 3:21pm 3 Comments

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…


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At 4:43pm on March 17, 2019, Avnish Jolly said…

Thank Jindra, to have accepted my friend request. Avnish

At 6:46pm on April 8, 2014, Hutchison florence said…

grateful thank to have accepted my " friend" request to connect here and share Welcome

At 5:09pm on April 1, 2014, Rituu B. Nanda said…

Thanks for uploading your profile photo, Jindra. Lovely! Happy to see you here. Please could you elaborate on your concern- desire of Int'l donors/ int'l non-profits to see participants as their true clients and focus programming on Demand, not Supply

At 6:28am on April 1, 2014, Rituu B. Nanda said…

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