Connecting local responses around the world
Sangha Mitra Welfare Society (SWS) is a CBO of Men having Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgenders (TGs) based at Kakinada, in East Godavari District at Andhra Pradesh, India. Environment Centre, local NGO promoted SWS as part of its HIV prevention programme with MSM and TGs. SWS is now declared as a Learning Site for HIV prevention with MSM and TGs in Andhra Pradesh State. SWS shared the testimony on how they have gained the confidence of TGs by being positive and supportive to people who…Continue
The Global Walk for India's Missing Girls' is a march organized by people all over the world to protest against female foeticide and infanticide, the worst genocide in India's history. In March 2010 , over a 1000 people walked in San Francisco, Delhi, Mumbai, Jamshedpur, Pondicherry, Kuwait and Melbourne.
In India over the last 20 years, 10 million girls have been killed by their parents, either before or immediately after birth because they consider daughters a burden.
Chaitanya Mahila Mandali (CMM) is a CBO of Female Sex Workers (FSW) based at Hyderabad implementing Targeted Intervention with sex workers. In one of the visits, Ms.Sunitha, Peer Educator (PE) shares how death of a peer brought conviction among the CBO members to grow as a strong force with visitors who have come to learn from them.
Rani, FSW based at Hyderabad caters to high end clients in the city and makes reasonably good money. Sunitha, PE working in CMM provides her…Continue
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Every single step we take as young people involves risk. We want to be like our friends, movie star, musician, not minding the consequencies of actions being it positive or negetive.
I remember some couple of years ago, i was faced with alot of challenges and responsilities. I never enjoyed my childhood, my mum left me in the care of my aunt when i was just a year and 6 month. My aunt never showed mea motherly care and was always…
A self assessment exercise was organized at Kapashera, Delhi on 16th Jan, 2011 as a second step of CLCP after having done with dream building exercise in Dec 2010. Dr. Rafique and Moushmi from CARE India facilitated the session with the support Modicare Foundation team.
There were 30-35 Nepali Mobile people were present in the exercise and participated throughout the session actively. The issue selected by the community is “Formation of a youth club”. The following…Continue
To what extend do you support local response?
I personally support Local Response greatly, because it allows one to see how ways of thinking are transformed. As a facilitator, it allows me to see in actuality how this process evolves, and how important it is for one to realize and support local response.
My own experience of local response in communities is that I saw them identify their own threats and strengths; then they were guided unknowingly, but willingly into…Continue
On december 10th, a small group gathered in Barcelona to dream about the kind of community we would like to live in. It was a small group but dreams were powerful and stimulating. Full of creativity and energy.…Continue
El 10 de diciembre un grupo reducido de personas nos reunimos en Barcelona para construir conjuntamente el sueño de la comunidad en la que nos gustaría vivir. Éramos pocas, pero los sueños fueron potentes y estimulantes, llenos de energía y de creatividad.…Continue
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[This is the story of Thangkin Gangte from Village New Moava, Nagaland, India. Uncle Huolai wrote down the story on a piece of paper and gave it to me saying that I must post it on this platform. Uncole Huolai was part of the facilitation team which visited and did SALT visits in Thangkin's village. Uncle Huolai calls himself Uncle ACP]
29 Dec 2010 को Sarhaul village(Gurgaon)…Continue
I don't believe that youths want to live in apathy and ignorance, perhaps they were not given enough opportunities to explore and discover the paths they could have taken.
As a youth initiated project, we face so many difficulties. For instance, we lack in expertise and experience to execute a community project. We have to establish connections by ourselves, and often we doubt whether are we capable to make it happen? Or worst, sometimes problems may arise within the…Continue
It is indeed hard to commit to blog once a week - school has reopened and the project is running with full force now.
Here are plans that I would like share with you all:
Days Peer toPeer Facilitation Training (After exam, March)
On 26th November Rafique and me conducted one day CLCP workshop followed by a community visit in Dhangadhi. The workshop was participatory with role plays. The participants consist of program staff of both partners from Kanchanpur and Accham.
After demo of the tools in CLCP we went for the field visit. The…
As another year is passing us by,
we'd like to thank you, sincerely and gratefully, for another year of
friendship, support, and inspiration, which have made it a meaningful year and
a memorable journey for us. And we hope to continue the journey with you
in the year to come. May 2011 be a great year of living, learning,
reflecting, connecting, and sharing for all of…