This training draws on the theories and methods of Brazilian educator Paulo Friere, whose work has guided some of the most successful development and education programs around the globe, including the Orangi Pilot Project in Bangladesh, The NAAM movement in Burkina Faso, and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka, among others.
This course stresses participatory methods in monitoring and evaluation, where multiple stakeholders are involved in the process of planning, collecting, interpreting, communicating, and using information.
The success and ongoing relevancy of community-based development initiatives is largely dependent on the ability of community workers and NGO’s to maintain their accountability to stakeholders at
In the protection and management of natural resources, it is widely agreed that human social, political, cultural and economic systems must be part of the
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an important part of building both accountability and a learning process into the development program from the beginning, both within
Appropriate Technology (AT) is a way of thinking about the choices and the applications of technology to solve a problem or to create something, such as
In recent years there has been an epidemic of youth suicides across Indian Country and especially on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. In
For western community workers (whether they be expatriates from a western country, locals raised in relatively affluent western educated families or settlers on colonized lands)