"Thank you Michael for your encouraging and thought-provoking words. Happy to read about rankism. Yes, identity politics are rife with complexities and hidden pitfalls, but more importantly to me, is the opening up of the conversations. Without them,…"
"Jennifer, as always your words and efforts always generate a series of thoughts for me. I appreciate your efforts and expertise.
I would add, creative conversations across sectors, distinguishing what is; "aid."
"I always enjoy your thoughts. I have often noted that so called Grassroots organizations actually often arise out of an event where some individual had reacted and then got busy responding to the need. (Hell I am married to someone who has done this…"
"Thanks so much for your comment on my post Michael. I really appreciate your reflection on your own program. You might find this article interesting as well, which is about how local groups are too often overlooked in international aid projects…"
"". . . The biggest practical challenge most CBOs face is lack of technical capacity. Many of them are initiated by local communities without relevant skills. However, they so well understand needs and culture of their community and they even…"
"I would like to challenge this notion as most of humanity lives "in peace." I would also argue that current conflict management skills programs focus is out of focus, or otherwise focused on that which we keep doing over and over."
"The imbalance between knowledge and being. . .which focuses us on knowledge, ( academic, rankisim, knowledge is power, etc. etc.) which devolves into informational knowledge under the guise of transformational learning with a focus on "big…"
"Thanks for this. I would love your permission to use it in our programs. I also work with several young women, who have a huge commitment to their faith and their message converges with yours. I would like to introduce them to this video, your…"
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Agriculture, Anti-Corruption, Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Dialogue, Education, Environment, Facilitation, Gender, Interfaith, Information and Communication Technology, Land Issues, Organizational Development, Peacebuilding, Psychosocial, Rule of Law, Social Entreprenuership, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Communication, Curriculum Development, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Qualitative Skills, Quantitative Skills, Training
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Thank you Michael for your encouraging and thought-provoking words. Happy to read about rankism. Yes, identity politics are rife with complexities and hidden pitfalls, but more importantly to me, is the opening up of the conversations. Without them, our ranks won't change.
Thanks again and blessings of the new year!
Thanks so much for your comment on my post Michael. I really appreciate your reflection on your own program. You might find this article interesting as well, which is about how local groups are too often overlooked in international aid projects for the capacities they do have.
thank-you for your thoughtful and thought-provoking comments and friendship invitation! Your work seems to have taken you to many places and their are many issues that link with my own practice, research, and interests. I look forward to us sharing explorations more in the future.
Hi Michael, Sorry for the delay in replying.I was not able to access the internet.
I got the information you sent and very many thanks for considering me.
I am looking forward to get more information about the training.I will also follow the project through the Social Network.
I would love to meet the Bold Leaders from both Wajir and Moyale.
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