Connecting local responses around the world
On the 9th of Feb, my young boy and I decided to show love to one small piece of land by our house. A little land now used by neighbours as a dumping ground. [click …
Women for a Change (WFAC) Buea's e-advocacy and SMS advocacy creates impact during 08 March activism
As you know, over the years WFAC advocacies has always been person-to-person and electronic. For The first time, it has to used…Continue
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Thought you'd all be interested in this - African community-based approach: http://www.thp.org//what_we_do/key_initiatives/community_centers/overview
Added by Jindra Cekan on April 29, 2014 at 7:15pm — No 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…Continue
The Karurumo team one of the five communities I am working in,organized an home visit into one of the homes of an orphan that comes for the KAY club meeting(KIDS AND YOUTH CLUB).KAY clubs is the avenue that we use to connect with youth in the communities,whereby communities have identified a field were kids and youth meet during the week-ends.The grand mother of the child lives in a government grave yard!What keeps you going Mama,One of the members of the group asks?The…Continue
Renaissance is one of the Mauritius Drug platform members. They are actively involved in the Platform actions. Over the last two months, Constellation Coaches have been simultaneous stimulating the Platform, Platform members to begin to integrate SALT/CLC in their context. Over the last 2 months period Coaches have been visiting (through invitation) platform members to learn and appreciate the work they do. As part of platform level process…Continue
I am sharing my experience of few months back when I was invited to Hemja Youth Information Center (HYIC), Kaski for Personality Developement program as a trainer. In the program I applied SALT approach in 25 youth members of HYIC which was very effective.
People view 'personality development' as enhancing physical appearance and attributes which we…Continue
On one of my last evenings in Barcelona a few of us gathered at a cozy shop in an old part of the city called La Villa de Gracias (the Village of Gratitude) to talk over mango milkshakes and crepes.
After three days of working together, we had reached a place of being willing to share quite openly of struggles in our lives.
I found myself drawing strength and hope from MariJo Vasquez in particular, a native of Barcelonia. MariJo has faced struggles yet has clearly come…
Hello friends :) !
Starting on the 6th of April, a few of us gathered in Barcelona to dream about the “share” function within the Constellation and the ways in which our dream for 2050 could be brought about, little by little, through our concerted actions. Many of you were also present in thought, some through Skype, and a good many through the wonderful individual dreams for share that you sent in. Thank you everyone for contributing to making this get-together…
THE MAGIC IN AFTER ACTION REVIEW
The Mauritius experience with my great teammates has taught me how the after action review is a powerful tool in helping me improve my SALT visits and probably the best in strengthening relationship in communities ,families home visits ,organization and how to connect better with ny friends
I remember the beautiful rides in taxi just after a Salt visit to the next one how we made sure we never…Continue
Our week ends with some magical reflections from SALT visits to homes and conversations with majorly Heroin(Brown Sugar) Injecting Drug Users(IDUs) in the most 'perceived' insecure zones in Port Louis. During the Visit we have conversation with Health staff in 3 Methadone distribution Center run by the Ministry of Health under the Drug Unit.…Continue