Connecting local responses around the world
Youth of Canaries, a small community in St.Lucia building their dreams!
So many ideas coming through, So many Great Ideas, but Are your dreams documented? Do you have a mission to get there? !
Well, Youth of Canaries engaged in a dream building session last Wednesday. A very, very, very emotional…
This week I attended the XIX International AIDS Conference on behalf of REPSSI (The Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative.) Based in Johannesburg, REPSSI trains "front-line" service providers on children's emotional and social well-being and works with governments and NGOs to develop child-friendly policy frameworks in 13 countries in southern & eastern Africa. There are at least 1,994 project sites where REPSSI approaches are being applied and…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on July 28, 2012 at 7:25pm — No Comments
After realising their strengths, Older Persons of Katabi Community and their Carers are working towards achieving their dream of a health community. They have mobilised resources for constructing a dark shed for growing mushrooms, they have Identified already the market for their product and have also started a saving scheme. Bravo CLC and watch the space
PHANSuP Development Fellow, George Bartolome III of the United Western Visayas flies to Washington DC to showcase the Community Engagement Strengthening for the…Continue
Added by John Piermont Montilla on July 20, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The first and most challenging exercise of the day when I took a seminar from The OpEd Project required me to fill in the following blanks and share with the group:
Hello, my name…
The Development of Integrated Strategies to Relieve AIDS Problems among Targeted Labor Groups: Case Study in Thailand
Miss Chawee Paenghom
Seoul National University
It is a special feeling for Rani (name changed for confidentiality reasons), a member of the Community Based Organization (CBO) Asha Darpan in Krishna building, Kamathipura. She had been invited to an Independence Day celebrations in the Pavvala Police Chowki. She…Continue
Added by Amrita Bhende on July 18, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments
I first met my colleague Sue James at the Great Provider at a business breakfast networking meeting in 2005. The Great Provider was a cafe and after the meeting it did provide a great opportunity to connect with a like minded spirit.
I poured myself a cup of tea from the urn and Sue happened to be standing near me drinking her coffee. We introduced ourselves and talked about our…
This is a guest post by Jennifer Lentfer of how-matters.org on the REPSSI (Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative) blog.
Growing up, my family life was not easy. My father drank and it weighed heavily on my mother, who did her best to maintain as much normalcy for me and my brothers as possible. Looking back, our home’s “culture of silence” was often the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on July 10, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
At the upcoming XIX International AIDS Conference here in Washington D.C., I'll be joining REPSSI (the Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative) as they celebrate their decade-long work to lessen the devastating social and emotional (psychosocial) impact of poverty, conflict, HIV and AIDS among children and youth across East and…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on July 6, 2012 at 12:34am — No Comments