Hobbs, Andrew

Participatory learning and action requires good facilitators - who aren't always around

A report of developing a sexual health training pack with low-literacy youth who are attached to religious groups. The authors question the use and efficacy of participatory methods to facilitate information collection and analysis for producing a manual by tracing their experiences which saw the youth group opting for the use of drama instead of PRA tools and setting the agenda for the development of the manual. The article ends with a series of questions for reflection about facilitation in the participatory process.