Connecting local responses around the world
I am Shanti Rambari, President of Arshibad Sansthan. Our organization has been working with backward Dalit communities in Mymensingh headquarters. I had the opportunity to participate in a training at GFC on behalf of this organization. GFC organizes training on SALT.Continue
Added by Santi rambari on November 24, 2023 at 8:14am — No Comments
Last 17th and 18th November,2023, I had an opportunity to join the SALT (Stimulate, Appreciate, Learn,Transfer) Training organized by GFC (Global fund for children) on behalf of Arshirbad. It was a great…Continue
Added by Sneha Farzana on November 23, 2023 at 5:00pm — No Comments
In the context of planning development processes for any NGOs “SALT” can be an acronym representing approach to community development. SALT stands for “Stimulate, Appreciate, Learn, and Transfer”. This approach emphasizes…Continue
My name is Mariam Atia Azad, and I work at Grow Your Reader Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Bangladesh.
In our drive to achieve success, we often forget what we leave behind when climbing to the top. On the other hand, we can also become too dependent on others to achieve something. This thinking only about oneself or dependency, is where I believe true meaningful development is lost. The ideology of…Continue
In the pursuit of our goals and aspirations, we often find ourselves exploring various approaches and strategies to ensure success. By adopting the SALT approach, we enable ourselves to take charge of our lives, grow from setbacks, and create deep connections founded on integrity and confidence. In this method, one of the most important aspects is personal accountability; as it facilitates the achievement of community goals.
What else can be expected other than increased…
In a world filled with noise, true connection often requires more than just hearing words — it demands the art of deep…Continue
I am Sneha Farjana, working as a volunteer with Ashirbad community based organisation in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Am about to finish my Master's in English Literature. I attended SALT event on 17th and 18th Nov organized by Global Fund for Children (GFC). I have started using SALT. Here is an example.
One of my close friend's father died about 6/7months. He was the only earning member of his family. After his death my friends family facing some financial problem and my friend become…Continue
Ashirbad organization has been working in Dalit community in their own way in Mymensingh, Bangladesh This organization is a community based organization.
After Arshibad joining GFC, Shanawaz and Rituu B Nanda visited Arshibad as representatives of GFC . First they were welcomed by the executive members and staff of Arshibad Sansthan, Dalit community leaders. Through personals introduction, build a relationship,…Continue
For the past two years, the Avani organization has been actively engaged in the villages of Nandwal, Vashi, Kandgaon, and Pirwadi, focusing on the SALT (Stimulate, Appreciate, Listen, Learn, link, Team, and Transfer) approach. SALT involved engaging with people of all ages in the villages,…Continue
Informal conversation contributes to the internalization of opportunities / initiatives to the community
That day, after a satisfactory and motivating three-hour session of work in the shade house and selling some greens to community members, 6 young women and 3 young men sat and engaged in an informal socializing conversation. The environment was conducive, they sat in an area they had previously cleared among the trees. “Why don’t we…Continue
Added by Autry Haynes on October 29, 2023 at 11:26am — No Comments
We enter a spic and span house of a couple who are organic farmers. My colleague Vikrant from Avani has been having SALT conversations with the male farmer, Mr Sanjay Chavan from Village Kandgaon, Maharashtra. The farmer has also contributed to the village's dream during this process which included a dialogue with village adolescents and children on organic farming.
When we asked him about the good things he has…Continue
Added by Rituu B. Nanda on October 24, 2023 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Hi, I’m Rati Lama, a SALT facilitator of Rural Aid organization, Kalchini Block, Alipurduar District, would like to share once again about the Training on CLCP (Community Life Competence Process) cycle to the SHGs (Self Help Groups) and parents of adolescent children of Kalchini Tea gardens with support of my team members Dheeraj, Sanjay and Nityam.…Continue
The video revealed the Power of SALTs facilitation, "how…Continue
Hi everyone ! This is Dheeraj Lepcha from Rural Aid NGO working with support from Global Fund for Children in Alipurduar District, Kalchini block (State of West Bengal, India) on the issue of Prevention child trafficking. We had already started working on community sustainability and ownership in our tea gardens through…Continue
Added by Dheeraj Lepcha on October 11, 2023 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Jake Lloyd on October 4, 2023 at 5:01pm — No Comments
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
Added by Jake Lloyd on October 1, 2023 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Jake Lloyd on September 20, 2023 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Met with Anganwadi Sevika while working in connection with SALT in Vashi. Anganwadi sevika explained their problem that the number of children in Anganwadi is decreasing and parents are admitting their children to English medium schools. At that time Anganwadi sevika find the solution is that they should communicate with parents through SALT. It is one of impact of SALT. Anganwadi sevika realize the strength of SALT.…Continue
SALT process is being implemented in Nandwal village, Maharashtra, India under the project Gender Equality through Avani organization. This work has reached many people in the village.
Six months ago when village panchayat elections were held in Nandwal village, a woman named Trishala (name changed) stood in our ward as a woman candidate. She used to visit my house…Continue
Added by Jayashri Kamble on September 6, 2023 at 11:19am — No Comments
Recently, in a candid conversation with a friend, I asked him a question that caught him off guard: "What makes you feel proud?" His immediate response was that pride seemed like too high an emotion to truly experience. Intrigued, I followed up with another question: "Can you recall any incidents from your past that brought you happiness?" Although he hesitated at first, he eventually opened up, sharing a few instances where his work had taken him around the world, offering him a lot…Continue