Our world is changing from the ground up. Whether a community-owned pub in the UK, participatory budget-making in Spain, a community endowment fund in Zimbabwe, or a post-earthquake bare-foot volunteer programme in Nepal, local communities are finding new ways of deciding things and doing things for themselves.
2019-02-27 Special Learning Event https://youtu.be/k8bb_Q6m04w Full recording This was the first Learning Session organized by the newly-formed CLD Learning Working Group, which evolved from the Locus Learning Working Group. Co-chairs: Matt Lineal (Nuru International) and Sia Nowrojee (3D Program for Girls and Women) Brian Viani, Leadership & Training Strategic Advisor, Nuru International, From ‘Capacity Building’ … Continue reading Capacity Development
Presentation at the October 31, 2018 global meeting of the Movement for Community-led Development presented by Ebele Achor, Interim Global Director Capacity Development at Pact. Presentation in PDF formatDownload https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N3pYykRZcU
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.
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). Paul's slides In addition, click here to download the pdf of his … Continue reading SDGs Compacts 2020
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.