Connecting local responses around the world
Village Sakiapara, Udalguri District, Assam (India). We are using CLCP and SALT process for community engagement on immunization and child health. ANM and ASHA are health workers in India
ANM- Initially there were left outs and drop outs in immunization in this village in year 2017. Through SALT approach, ASHA realized that she could tap the community and rope in the women and if they are involved she could get 100% immunisation. Male participation in immunization has improved. Male…Continue
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Another community identified for Department for Science and Technology program ( DOST) CEST Program. The PSTC Biliran, headed by Provincial Director Romy Dignos, in collaboration with other agencies implement the Poverty Reduction, Livelihood, and Employment Cluster…Continue
This is Nirmala. She is just fifteen years old. She is a school drop out and managed to go to middle school because her village has school upto 8th standard only. Thereafter one needs to go out of the village in nearby taluka place to get higher secondary education. And her father do not have adequate money to send girl child to pursue higher education.
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In Uaipur, we visited Anganwadi Centre in Upla Chotiya village. When we went there, SALT meeting was going on and some 12-15 villagers from the age group 12-70 years were present at the centre. There we met Veni Ram jee. He is 60 years old and active member of the village. He says that before HealthRise came to his village he loved consuming tobacco. In his words, ‘tambakhu…Continue
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I recently spoke with a man called Lord Nigel Crisp, who used to run one of the biggest organisations in the world: the UK's National Health Service.
Since leaving the 'NHS', he has become a global health advocate in British politics and around the world, with an aim of improving local healthcare by creating global partnerships.
Here's his #HowToBuildCommunity interview in full...…Continue
I was introduced to CLCP by Sirinate during a Constellation's partnership with WorldFish in Philippines.
I work with Department of Science & Technology VIII. One area of my work is Community Empowerment through Science and Technology. It is program of DOST. We continue to facilitate the CLCP in all our identified Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) communities. This is to ensure that DOST's assistance will have an impact in the…Continue
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`This is us´, a refugee from Eritrea says after watching `The match of our lives`from the documentary project As You Open Your Eyes.
´This is us; when I was a child, I walked barefoot, like the children in the film´.…Continue
In October 2019, i went to Dumuria village for SALT visit purpose and i meet with ASHA WORKER Mrs. Sohiton Nesa. ASHA is health worker in India.
Then she told me that AK wife of MH of said village was not interested to immunize their children's in 2 year ago. Asha try more and more but family did not listen. After SALT Approach activities (CLCP) that family was interested and immunized their child. Now that child age is 18 month . She said this is only possible…Continue
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Utilising the CLCP self-assessment tool, I guided a group of climate activists through a process of "community self-reflection". Currently, this climate movement is reflecting back upon a period of many intense actions (e.g. blocking roads) in public spaces, and at the doorsteps of corporations.
Beyond Social Services just commemorated 50 years of working with low income families and communities in Singapore. Our approach has always been to focus on the strengths of the members of the community, and rally people around issues they face.
SALT and CLCP entered our lives about 8 years ago. SALT…
As we all know sweets are prohibitive for diabetic patients. In Rajasthan, India community takes ownership under health rise project and used SALT methodology to engaging patients of diabetes, make patient support group and start to discussion how they minimise health risk or not depend completely on pills, Should start health checkups in regular intervals, support similar patients in a group to change their physical and foodie habits, in a group they start group exercises.
This morning we sat together and shared what happens to us as individuals and the local support team after IndoCompetnec's "come-back debut". Last year, with no prior experience attending previous GLF, Bandung's local team encourage our-selves to organize it. We are thanking Dewi Rahmadania and all Global Support Team who were lending brains and hands to assist us. Lessons learned and achievements were celebrated and we keep this beautiful memory and experience deep inside us. Today we…Continue
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The ‘climate crisis’ is real my friends! If you feel the micro-climate temperate is hotter than usual, that is happening all over the world. Not only in your neighborhood! Your micro-level experience is supported in a broader sense by the evidence of science.
Climate resilience is the capacity for a socio-ecological system to:  absorb stresses and maintain function…Continue
In Arukah Network's latest 'How To Build Community' podcast, I chat with Sheila Katzman, who the UN tasked with creating a radio station for their peacekeeping efforts in Sierra Leone's civil war.
This is the story of Radio UNAMSIL, with its focus on community engagement, listener participation, and on-air peace talks.…Continue
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Late in the night I received a message health worker or ASHA(accredited social health activist) as we call in India. She had facilitated SALT for the first time and enjoyed it and wanted to share the pictures with me. She is Anita from Dharech, Block Theog, Himachal Pradesh, India. We are working with NGO Mamta-HIMC funded by Medtronic Philanthropy on patient centred approach to diabetes and hypertension.
This what Anita shared:
I think SALT is a very good approach…Continue
Hi friends, it's been a long time since I do not share with you in this platform, but these days I came to think about how we are looking as SALT practitioners at this issue, gender, that is in everybody's agenda recently. Are we really paying enough attention or, if enough, in the right perspective?
When I came in touch with The Constellation, my main work within the response to HIV was focused on gender inequality, on how women were affected by the virus to a greater extent than…Continue