Connecting local responses around the world
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Why was that partnership exciting and important?
At the beginning of the partnership, there were two incentives and two challenges: and there are often overlaps between challenges and incentives.
Incentive 1: to work on a cross-border issue; the restoration of the confidence between communities, the health staff and the health system in the large and remote area that was heavily affected by the…Continue
Mindset Change! “...if we have not made a mistake, means, we might not be doing anything. If we make the same mistake twice, then we may not be learning from our mistakes.” Hon. Sydney Aleacock. This encouragement of introspection came to members of the 17th National Toshaos Council conference. This encouragement follows the thought “if want different results [from our action], then we cannot be doing the same things we did in the past that yielded unfavourable results.”…Continue
The human and learning experience
As the Visual Development team's journey in Poste Lafayette comes to a closure, as a SALTy individual I cannot but do my very own after experience reflection (AER). For sure my words will not do justice to this unique experience because certain things cannot be described but are just engraved deep within the heart.
What did I appreciate?
I loved the authenticity of my…Continue
In every year there are huge production of crops and vegetables in many countries. Developed countries utilize all of their production, but it is difficult for the developing and underdeveloped countries. Poor economy, lack of proper…Continue
Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on August 25, 2017 at 11:11pm — No Comments
Vanessa Moorghen, Mauritius shared this experience with me during the Global Learning Festival in 2016
I work with Chrysalide, a rehabilitation centre for women who use drugs and alcohol.
From the beginning of Chrysalide in 2004 we structured the centre in a way that a person coming for admission should start her therapy the day after joining. This means that the new resident has to immediately take on the responsibilities at the centre including therapy, participating…Continue
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On the sleepy afternoon of 12 August 2017, four ladies and a dozen children of the nondescript New Harijan Colony, in Peroor Village of Ettumanoor, gathered in their spartan Community Hall and drew, wrote, and sang their dreams impossible!
For Chinju, Jismi, and Deepak from Archana Women's Center, egging and encouraging the dreamers to dream the impossible…Continue
Enjoy the film which affirms that neighbourhood matters most; systems need to adapt to local neighbourhood strength for response; and personal faith is a core foundation for courage and action.
The exhibition expands some of the stories in the film, and includes some images from the GLoCon stories gathered during 2012/13.
The community journey continues.…Continue
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A la fin du mois d'Avril 2017, une équipe de l'association Racine de l'Espoir (Burundi), composée de deux jeunes facilitateurs et d'un coach Constellation (Nathalie, Vianney et Eric), se rendent en République Démocratique du Congo pour rendre visite à leurs voisins et amis.
Ces deux équipes de facilitation vivent dans des contextes différents, des situations tantôt similaire, tantôt différentes, néanmoins ils partagent les mêmes valeurs, les mêmes aspirations et la même…Continue