July 2016 stories (12)

SALT et l'entreprenariat des jeunes ruraux


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Projet d’accompagnement des jeunes ruraux de GIHETA et RUTEGAMA « Le café moteur de développement local au Burundi » financé par la Fondation Roi Baudouin.

Le projet a pour objectif de développer les talents, stimuler les compétences des 100 jeunes à entreprendre des projets qui répondent  à leurs aspirations et aux besoins de leurs proches et de la…


Added by Nathalie on July 26, 2016 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

The fun, wonder and pure selfishness of listening

Good morning! I've been invited to share this blog post on listening, so here it is! I hope you enjoy it! I've also been asked by our dear colleague Rituu how I have used listening in my work. As someone dedicated to lifting up other people's stories, listening is absolutely core to my work. My intention is not just to listen for the facts, but the essence, the energy and the possibility in a person's story. I hope to share more about this in a coming blog post. In the meantime, be well!…


Added by Michelle Strutzenberger on July 25, 2016 at 8:48pm — 7 Comments

L’approche SALT pour l’engagement de la communauté afin d’améliorer la couverture vaccinale en Inde

L’Institut indien de santé publique, Shillong (IIPH) et la Fondation de santé publique de l’Inde (PHFI), avec le soutien de l’Initiative internationale pour l’évaluation d’impact (3ie), mènent une étude sur comment le support des communautés locales peut aider à accroître la vaccination dans enfants en Inde. L’objectif de cette étude est d’évaluer l’impact d’une approche nouvelle en matière d’engagement communautaire face à un taux de vaccination qui stagne depuis les 5-6 dernières années.…


Added by Jill Tipton on July 25, 2016 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Qu'est-ce qui me motive à faire partie de la Constellation? Réponse à l'appel de Célicia THEYS

  • Quelle est l’intention qui guide ce que nous faisons ?

Celle d'Influencer les politiques de développement par la redynamisation de l’auto prise en charge et la gestion communautaire du pouvoir de changement

  • Qu’est-ce qui vous motive, personnellement, à contribuer à la Constellation? Où trouvez-vous votre énergie pour l'action, et à quoi avez-vous l’impression de contribuer de par votre implication?


C’est d’abord la fierté…


Added by Jean Baby Fulama Zanzala on July 25, 2016 at 1:15am — 2 Comments

What’s Possible When the ‘System’ and Citizen Action Converge?

In Peterborough, Canada, we've had a really neat story come to life where some really life-giving, emergent citizen action has converged with the "system" (aka local government) in a really beautiful way. Here's a short story about how this has happened. Folks in this network may be especially interested in how the citizens group is gathering in a unique way and what that's generating: …


Added by Michelle Strutzenberger on July 21, 2016 at 8:07pm — No Comments

No Key Populations Left Behind @ AIDS 2016: Closing the Engagement Gap of Young Key Populations in the Fight Against AIDS

July 20, 2016 Durban, South Africa -  Get to Zero and Be a Hero Campaign showcased  at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban South Africa

Asia Society Young Leader John Piermont Montilla of southern Philippines showcases the Get to Zero and Be a Hero campaign on Human Trafficking, Illicit Drugs and AIDS at the Global Village Program of the 21st  International AIDS Conference held at the International Convention Center in Durban, South Africa.

The biennial…


Added by John Piermont Montilla on July 20, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Home visit has significant contribution to S,,to A,,to L to T of SALT

I remember the words vividly "..happy couples make happy families, happy families make happy communities, happy communities make a happy nation and happy nations make a happy world.." of the song. But there is another saying "..a house is not a home.." When Le Pont du Tamarinier had the opportunity to support vulnerable / marginalized communities with houses, this was what it hoped for, making houses, homes. It dream created with support of SALT is "Equal opportunity for all peoples,…


Added by Autry Haynes on July 17, 2016 at 8:49am — 6 Comments

First Steps toward a Molenbeek where Citizens Feel Safe and at Ease

Molenbeek, a Brussels municipality that has gained international attention for being of the most prolific  breeding grounds for jihadists.  There are many reasons and possible explanations for the genesis of this fact.  I will however, not go into the root causes for this situation.  Instead, what I’d like to focus on here is what citizens are doing to make…


Added by Anita Sheehan-Nutz on July 14, 2016 at 12:18am — 5 Comments

SALT community engagement approach to improve immunization coverage in India

The Indian Institute of Public Health, Shillong (IIPH) and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) with support from the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is undertaking a study involving community engagement approaches for increasing immunization coverage among children in India. The objective of the study is to assess the impact of a novel community engagement approach in improving immunization coverage rate which has remained stagnant over the last 5-6 years. For…


Added by Santanu Pramanik on July 12, 2016 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

The Power of Gentle Presence

It really is quite amazing what a focus on deep listening can do to shift relationships, communities, and individuals. My colleague, Michelle Strutzenberger of Axiom News has a gentle presence which I have seen open hearts and minds through her work as a Generative Journalist. I had to share her wise words…


Added by Yvonne Hollandy on July 4, 2016 at 11:38pm — 4 Comments

‘What is poverty?’ ‘We are rich', he said, 'rich because of our spirituality.'

Amber was introduced to the ideas of Local Response and the SALT visit by the Constellation in November 2008. At the time, she had worked in the not-for-profit sector for 8 years and she thought that she had lots of experience of visits to communities.

‘We all came with good intentions—to…


Added by Birgitta Schomaker on July 3, 2016 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Poème en remerciement pour la formation de BelCompetence de juin 2016

Blog publié pour Valerie Wambersie …


Added by Marie Lamboray on July 1, 2016 at 5:27pm — No Comments

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