Connecting local responses around the world
When I was invited by Marlou de Rouw over a year and a half ago to join the facilitation team for a blended SALT-CLCP course with the ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD) in Thailand, I gladly accepted the invitation and looked forward to co-facilitating the course which would combine face-to-face learning events with…Continue
Belated Happy New Year to you!
We hope that you have all been well and enjoyed practising SALT/CLCP in your HIV/AIDS- related work in the past year(s). We suppose that you have accumulated experiences and lessons learned that you would like to share with others who work on HIV/AIDS issues around the world. It’s great that in 2020 there…Continue
In mid-November I attended the Festival of Learning organized by the Asian-South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Learning (ASPBAE) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Unfortunately no member from the IndoCompetence team could participate in the event.
During the Festival of Learning, I had an opportunity to join an exchange visit to a local NGO, Lentera Sahaja – Perkumpulan Keluarga Berencana Indonesia (PKBI), which was the Youth Service Center of Indonesian Planned Parenthood…Continue
The three of us looked at each other with confusion when we heard that sentence said by Father Anastasio Roggero of the Church of Our Lady Glorious Infant Jesus of Prague. Dusit and I were visiting the church this afternoon when somehow Dusit got to talk with the Father who was from Central Africa and who was excited to hear that we were from Thailand. When he learned that Dusit was Catholic, he seemed very pleased and said “Come with me. I have a gift for you”. Then he turned towards me…Continue
Last month I had an opportunity to attend the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP10) in Busan, Korea, where several of our ACP/CLCP coaches and facilitators from different countries also attended. Together we set up the Constellation booth to show off posters from several Competence teams in Asia and distributed brochures and hand-outs. I am attaching my summary report of my participation in the event including lessons learned turned into…Continue