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manipulation, therapy, informing, consultation, placation, partnership, delegated power, citizen control

The classic 1969 paper by Arnstein on participation is available here:

How do we make sure that we are towards the right and not on the…

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 6:02am — 1 Comment

What is the problem we are trying to solve?

Which problem? There are a million things wrong in any particular developed country or village. The question is which things should we focus on? We are starting with the ideas of local knowledge and participation but may still find that several issues are thrown up for focus. Which do we choose? Some ideas from health needs a****sment: we might want to give priority to the area with the larger burden of illness (affects more people, affects people more severely- mortality and morbidity-…

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 5:36am

Then What? P D

What do we do next? After you have observed, lived with, experienced the social challenges how do you actually get something done to improve the situation? Now you have an understanding of the uniqueness of the challenge locally, you are familiar with the culture and the lack of resources. So what happens next? How do you avoid importing a solution from elsewhere that will create additional problems or fail, or not be sustainable? How do you avoid solutions that require money and other… Continue

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 4:55am


I would have a company that assists communities in a****sing their health needs, making plans, recruiting help, raising funds and organizes ventures to solve their problems. It would also help them to 'franchise' solutions to other communities that have similar problems.

Posted on March 5, 2010 at 1:19am — 1 Comment

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