Connecting local responses around the world
Our work is changing ourselves as well as the setting in which we live and work. And some of us thought that it would be the right time to put down on paper some meaningful experiences and thoughts related to SALT. That is why a team of five Constellation members met in Belgium in April 2010 to discuss a framework for summarizing our experience with SALT in a book and website. The group recognized that we are individuals but also part of a broader movement. We envisioned the final product as…Continue
This is in continuation of Dr.Rafique's blog 'Salt visit and AAR in CARE India.
This report pertains to the follow up of the visits that is detailed in the document titled, ” Attempt to Estimate Nepalis in Delhi in four days“, which was of the week starting from 27th April with visits to Sharaul Gaon, Indra Vikas Colony, Azadpur and Kirti Nagar. The team reached the Sharaul Gaon venue in order to meet more…Continue
Eleven staff of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, from all strata, cleaners, supervisory, middle management and senior management, participated as the “community” for this SALT visit. The purpose of the SALT visit was to ascertain strengths of the staff to becoming AIDS competent. The SALT visit Facilitators were Michael Mc Garrell and Autry…Continue
Il y a trois semaines, j’ai participé du 03 au 06 mai 2010 à la séance d’orientation à Kinshasa, avec d’autres facilitateurs de toutes les provinces de la RDCongo et les Chargés de Programmation des Coordination Provinciales du Programme Nationale Multisectoriel de Lutte contre le SIDA (PNMLS). Cette réunion est la première…Continue
I was just one week in Indonesia and filled with all the feelings one has when in a new country - excitement, apprehension, curiousity... So, armed with just a 1-page ToR and an Indonesian Language Dictionary I was sent along by my new employer, UNFPA, to the ACP Facilitators Conference in Bogor, Indonesia.
First stop... the CLC website, where I started reading the blogs and working my way through some of the ACP learning materials. I couldn't believe what I was…Continue
Today our team started the morning from an interesting discussion. We met with Mr. Jean Louis Lamboray, the…Continue
May 2010: Children and communities from the Districts of Hambantota, Polonnaruwa and Ampara in the remote areas of Sri Lanka presented their experiences in health promotion in an international pre-conference symposium on health promotion held in Sri Lanka
today. The presenters were children and communities who are already voluntarily…
Today Gaston invited me and Dewi for a skype call to discuss about our experiences on TRANSFER. Some of my thoughts are as below: - Share has lots to do with transfer. By sharing stories, small changes we invite others to be interested to CLCP. - When you share do not look at the big prize that organizations, people will adopt CLCP immediately. Share with inspiration and be one with that inspiration, create the energy. Results will follow. - spread the seeds in the field ( this is Lulu's…Continue
Added by Onesmus Mutuku on May 21, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
St Joseph’s Team, with Onesmus from the Constellation, visited Amos and Sarah Koza in the home of Amos’s parents at Zithobeni Township, Bronkospruit on 24 March 2010. The home of Amos was pointed out as a highlight of the Home based care program of St Joseph when the group reflected on their timeline. When we got right at the Gate, Amos on a walking aid spotted us from a distance and came over to welcome…Continue
Added by Dr Rajesh Gopal on May 17, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments
We have in the last three weeks begun introducing CLC and ACP in the EMPHASIS project of CARE India. The difference is that SALT visits in CARE show how SALT can be used to achieve CARE's + Community's objectives, dreams and so on...Moreover, it is useful as a tool for impressing on other International NGO's that you need no additional investment, and you get better returns on your own indicators, if you practice SALT. Finally, the field teams have…Continue
Recently I had the opportunity to spend a week working with a group of young people. We spent the time in a world very different from their normal environment of a large city. And you could say that the week was about
appreciating the strengths of these young people.
At the end of one the sessions that I ran, one of my colleagues a retired priest started to talk to me. ‘You know’, he said, ‘what you do is very similar to Confession, but…Continue
It’s been almost two (02) years, since January of 2008, that Handicap International is implementing the project of “Empowerment of People with Disabilities and Strategic Partnership to Reduce Their Vulnerability to HIV and AIDS”. The project is basically focused on improving their capacities to advocate…Continue