Situation analysis of the conditions in Porta Farm, an informal settlement 35km west of Harare. Looks at the situation of children to identify possible interventions to assist the most vulnerable groups, and concerned with assessing the extent of application of principles of UN Convention of the Rights of the Child.
This chapter describes the efforts of and problems encountered by an NGO, Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), India, in its attempts to integrate the concerns of men and women, while supporting local village institutions in managing their natural resources.
This book is based on a study of the use of participatory methods by some DanChurchAid partners in Central America, Asia and Africa. The purpose of the study was to document practical approaches, to discuss them with the partners and to relate them to a conceptual framework of different "families" of participatory methods.
This handbook provides a guide to understanding and using reflective and experiential learning – whether it be for personal or professional development, or as a tool for learning. It both places reflective and experiential learning within an overall theoretical framework, and provides practical ideas for applying the models of learning as well as offering tools, ideas and resources that can be incorporated into classroom practice.
A Participatory Systematization Workbook: Documenting, Evaluating and Learning from our Development Projects
This workbook describes 'systematization' as a method of instituting a continuous process of participatory reflection on a project's processes and results, undertaken by both project staff and participants. The systematic analysis generates lessons which are fed back to improve the project. The final section includes a variety of tools (such as written exercises, worksheets and tables) that may be used for conducting the process.