Connecting local responses around the world
Dear Members Join the world to honor the Elderly,
Every year, on 1st October the World honors the elderly day. International Day of Older Persons was adopted by United Nations General Assembly in 1990 and was first observed globally in 1991. It recognizes and affirms the contributions of older persons, and provides a platform to raise awareness, examine issues, invite dialogue and action on promoting well-being among the elderly. The event is also directed to…Continue
If you’re like me, you have a pile of all the reports, articles, and publications that you’re aiming to get to. And from time to time, I take pleasure in dipping in to explore the new thinking or sound practices in international development and aid effectiveness.
So I’m sharing twelve papers from my virtual pile, featuring excerpts from the 7th page of text of each, first 3-4 sentences of the second paragraph. Hopefully the exercise will be a fun way to highlight these…Continue
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In other words, it’s for people who read aid blogs.
Why should you bother? For one reason, it's short. It's also anonymous. And most notably, your interests and habits are important to us, the bloggers.
See what the @SmartAid folks and other bloggers have to say about the survey via…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 8, 2011 at 2:21am — No Comments
We’ve all seen many participation typologies over the years. But with the one below, which I created when examining local partners’ final reports in 2009, I was trying to describe some simple categories of approaches to working with communities that local non-governmental organizations utilize. It was also meant to capture that fine line that can exist between a community-based organization (CBO) and a community,…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 7, 2011 at 2:23am — No Comments
This American Life 444: Gossip, Originally aired 8/26/11 Summary from the…Continue
Sharing this for the benefit of colleagues within the AIDS Competence family - thank you!
As the dust settles on the 10th international conference on HIV & AIDS in Asia and the Pacific and the landfills and paper recycling plants of South Koreas bustling port of Busan await an onslaught of unused, unread and unwanted (?)…Continue
Added by Greg Gray on September 2, 2011 at 5:40am — No Comments
Sierra Leone Community Life Competence was formed four years after the WHO funded international training on the Competence Approach in Mombasa, Kenya, in 2005 in which Sierra Leone participated. Initially, the Malaria Competence Process (MCP) was introduced in Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS). Three participants represented Sierra Leone in the Kenya training namely Wani Lahai of MOHS, Ibrahim Kamara of Plan Sierra Leone and Joseph Senesie of…Continue