On September 21, 2018 Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne presented an in-depth look at the the philosophy and approach of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement of Sri Lanka - a pioneering organizations in community-led development that reaches 15,000 villages - 2/3 of all villages in the country. https://youtu.be/MCBZy1C215k
On our July 2018 call, Kavita Mathew of GlobalGiving India shared the findings from visits to their partner organizations across 18 states of India to assess the degree to which they are community-led. https://youtu.be/iTnycnXAQ0M
USAID is undergoing a major transformation under the theme "Journey to Self Reliance." Extensive field experience shows that this journey begins in communities, and that aid strategies should be designed from the community upwards. In the past 50 years, countries as diverse as Korea, Philippines, Brazil and most recently Kenya have achieved broad-based economic growth, … Continue reading The Journey to Self-Reliance starts with Community-led Development
In May 2017, The Hunger Project-Mexico launched the "Municipal School for Community-led Development" in two districts in Mexico (San José Tenango, Oaxaca and Tampamolón Corona, San Luis Potosí) under the project "Hands and voices to work: indigenous community participation in local governance." Eight months into the journey, the team has had the opportunity to discover … Continue reading Mexico launches a School for Community-led Development
Dr. Paul S. Zeitz, former director of Data Revolution at the U.S. State Department and now at movement member Global Development Incubator, presented the concept for accountability in localizing the SDGs at the October global meeting of the Movement for Community-Led Development (CLD). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvQ0urr04S4 Paul's slides [googleapps domain="docs" dir="presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vSLHJiNTFWRLkSy2aTJV9wMMoKG2Oq5Cd_Ql7GKrrGOop4VbjjwZLjFdoqRtP_n88z83FmvKMp1rg6R/embed" query="start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000" width="600" height="400" /] In addition, … Continue reading SDGs Compacts 2020
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCMYN5nGZ_g] Sierra Leone Country Director Jennifer Artibello and Program Director Chad McCordick presented the Community-led Development Methodology of Movement member One Village Partners at our monthly global webinar. You can see the recording of their presentation here.
Roots of Development helps the people of Gran Sous, Haiti, form a CBO with the capacity to manage and protect the population's interests.
Founded in 1945, CARE’s original action plan has evolved from sending care packages overseas to funding and supporting projects that will deliver lasting change. CARE are focused on many different sectors include gender and gender-based violence, responding to emergencies and crises, supporting sustainable agricultural practices, encouraging education for women and girls, developing microfinance systems and … Continue reading CARE Methodology
Since their inception in 1965, Counterpart International has been driven by the vision that all people have the right and ability to drive their own destinies. Counterpart takes a building block approach with their local partners to support strong and more resilient communities by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and fostering multi-sector community partnerships. Currently working … Continue reading Counterpart International Methodology
Human-centered design, also called design thinking, is a process of design that incorporates feedback and iteration to create a product or system that is tuned to the needs of the community it serves. Design is more than fashion and interiors; it’s creative problem solving. Human-centered design is grounded in knowledge about users and it is … Continue reading Human-centered Design