Community Participation and Financial Sustainability (Action-learning Series - Case Studies & Lessons from Development Practice)

Community Participation and Financial Sustainability (Action-learning Series - Case Studies & Lessons from Development Practice) by James Taylor, Dirk Marais, Stephen Heyns epub pdf fb2

Title: Community Participation and Financial Sustainability (Action-learning Series - Case Studies & Lessons from Development Practice)
Author: James Taylor, Dirk Marais, Stephen Heyns
ISBN10: 0702146293
ISBN13: 978-0702146299
Publisher: Juta Academic (August 31, 1998)
Language: English
Subcategory: Sociology
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Pages: 123 pages
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Community Participation and Financial Sustainability (Action-learning Series - Case Studies & Lessons from Development Practice) by James Taylor, Dirk Marais, Stephen Heyns


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The "Action-learning Series" presents real case studies development practice, and contains the reflections and insight of development practitioners on key issues in development. This title contains a section on exploring effective community participation in development initiatives which looks at the role of development workers in "delivering development" and changing power relationships so that communities take ownership of projects. The case studies relating to this present situations that everyone will recognize and show some of the pitfalls involved in balancing delivery and process. The section on financial sustainability of NGOs explores reasons why it is so difficult for NGOs to be self-sustaining, examines how to make your fundraising appropriate for your organization, and contains valuable tips on how to build good relationships with donors.