Connecting local responses around the world
Recently, we facilitated an introductory session with 11 girls aged 17-19 years who attend after-school English and computer classes at Saathi Centre, Institute of Social Studies Trust in Delhi, India. Ivanka, Kanika and Sneha were my co-facilitators. The project aims to build an enabling environment for the girls in a neighbourhood in Delhi. We are at step one of Community life competence process- Who are we? We began with a SALT meeting…Continue
"We wanted to do this for ourselves as councilors, during heritage month, and especially so, because we are a new executive with responsibility to govern our village." Toshao Carl Peneux, the village leader of Orealla / Siparuta an indigenous community on the border with Suriname.…Continue
Here is a gift from our colleagues in Assam.
“We begin to change when we realize that we have the capacity and the strength within ourselves to overcome our challenges. When this happens, we convert those challenges into opportunities. SALT helps us to see the world from this perspective.”
This short text captured for me the power of SALT.
My thanks to Ashok.
Living your dream by taking small steps
“Do you want a burger ? It is a vegan-burger, because that is the topic of today’s meeting – but it is not too bad!” A group of young men are joking behind the barbecue as they turn around the burger and sausage shaped vegan products. A bit further down a group is trying a little dance on the tunes of Shakira’s…Continue
Constellation worked with NGO Mamta in Healthrise project on diabetes and hypertension funded by Medtronic Foundation and supported by Abt Associates. SALT and CLCP were used as a pilot in 14 villages in two blocks of Shimal district, State of Himachal, India. Nuggets from Shimla Knowledge Fair…Continue
I am working with NGO MAMTA for healthrise program supported by ABT associates and funded by Medtronic philanthropy.Through SALT and CLCP we are trying to motivate patients to respond to hypertension and diabetes. I saw the following changes after CLCP in Patient Support Group in Madhorghat, Himachal, India.…Continue
I am working with NGO MAMTA for healthrise program supported by ABT associates and funded by Medtronic philanthropy.Through SALT and CLCP we are trying to motivate patients to respond to hypertension and diabetes. I saw the following changes after CLCP in Patient Support Group in Junga, Mashobra block, Himachal,…Continue
Lalit Sharma is working with Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) for healthrise program supported by ABT associates and funded by Medtronic philanthropy.Through SALT and CLCP, the programs is trying to motivate patients to respond to hypertension and diabetes. He has written his experience in facilitating SALT visits in CLCP in Patient Support Group in village- Bhandimagri, Girwa Block. He did SALT visits with patients and stakeholders.)…Continue
I am working with NGO MAMTA for healthrise program supported by ABT associates and funded by Medtronic philanthropy.Through SALT and CLCP we are trying to motivate patients to respond to hypertension and diabetes.
I am working with NGO Mamta for HealthRise program supported by Abt Associates and funded by Medtronic Philanthropy. Through SALT and CLCP we are trying to motivate patients to respond to diabetes and Hypertension.
In Sangti Village, Himachal, India Patient Support group (PSG), there are small changes. One patient used to not exercise but during action planning he committed to regular exercise. Now he goes for a walk daily with another patient or with his wife. Whenever he goes for a…Continue
Added by Yog Raj on August 12, 2018 at 5:28pm — No Comments
For past one year, we have facilitated CLCP in Barongajuli no. 3, Udalguri, Assam, India mainly around immunization and healthy children. Immunization coverage has improved.
On 11th July Santu and I visited this village. We had a discussion with ASHA who reported of a seven-month-old baby is not getting vaccine. After CLCP, ASHA’s level of concern and commitment for the village has increased but this is a segregated area and she wanted our support for the issue. The…Continue
Added by Jyotika Barua on August 9, 2018 at 7:42pm — No Comments
I have recorded a podcast about SALT. It's intended to help as many people as possible to understand SALT. I'd be very grateful if you were to listen to it, and share it with others:
Things happen when ready to happen. I quote this from Jean Louis's email some days ago. Yes, I feel the true of that inspiring sentence.
IndoCompetence as newly-recharged group of facilitators is pleased to share what we have been learned as we facilitated Aids Competence training for two selected AIDS support communities at City of Bandung. Its been assumption that participants of training were conducted by City Aids Commission did not attend its until the training were fully…Continue
We are using SALT and CLCP with Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) team for a patient-centred approach to diabetes and Hypertension through setting up of Patient Support Groups (PSG).
On 24th July, we had gone for a SALT visit to appreciate the actions the PSG of village Namli, Jhadhol block, Udaipur (India) has been taking. I asked them what are they proud of. The patients said that they have started taking medication regularly. The local health workers were able to…Continue
We have been using SALT and CLCP with Patient Support Group in Chaili, Himachal for response to diabetes and hypertension.