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Training of Trainers on Community Organising of the Urban Poor

12 Jul 2017  --  14 Jul 2017

New Delhi, India

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The first Training of Trainers workshop on ‘Community Organising of the Urban Poor’ was conducted from 12–14 July 2017 at the PRIA Head Office in New Delhi. The second workshop will be held from 17-19 July 2017.

The workshop, a part of our EU-supported Engaged Citizens-Responsive City project, will bring together animators and field staff from the three project locations (Ajmer, Jhansi and Muzaffarpur) and focus on the following areas:

  • Developing an understanding about communities and community organisation
  • Enhancing facilitation skills on community organising with emphasis on citizen leadership and dynamics in community organisations
  • Developing an appreciation of gender dynamics and making workplaces safe

Rashmi Ranjan from Muzaffarpur wrote "The Daily News Bulletin" sharing her experience of the first day. What is a community? What is a community organisation? What are the principles and ways of organising communities? All this and more, was the subject of her first bulletin. Read more... 


      
      

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  • PRIA facilitators listen, engage and explain at the level where participants understand and learn through many practical exercises. The best workshop on gender that our employees have attended

    Tsering Youdon
    Program Officer, Swedish Organisation for Individual Relief
    SOIR-IM, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • Elected members & officials from Northern Province, Sri Lanka visited PRIA to learn about their exemplary work in developing citizen participation in governance and service delivery. JGU thanks PRIA.

    Prof. R. Sudarshan
    Dean, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy
    O.P. Jindal Global University
  • Undeniably good work done by PRIA. My visits to the communities they work with let me hear grassroots voices and stories...deeply rewarding for my personal growth, work and future research

    Loreen Regnander
    Intern, University of Victoria, Canada
  • PRIA has helped to build a large movement for citizens to use Panchayati Raj Institutions at the local level, to use their leadership, their voice, to bring about democracy from below

    Dr John Gaventa, Director of Research
    Institute of Development Studies
    Sussex, UK
  • Thank you PRIA -- for helping me gain the confidence to speak up. Today, I do not hesitate to speak with the sarpanch.

    Renu Joshi
    ASHA worker
    Hinglaz gali Anganwadi Centre, Siwana Block, Barmer, Rajasthan
  • I have thoroughly enjoyed the privilege of being able to enroll myself in the course…this program has opened my eyes to possibilities for my life which were previously unconsidered

    Tripti Vinita Pal, Alumnus
    Appreciation course
  • I am a third party facilitator for three large institutions but I did not know half the things we have discussed in the Third Party Facilitator Training I attended organized by PRIA

    Rajlakshmi
    Joint Secretary of Lakshmi, an NGO
    Lucknow
  • Participatory Approaches for Social Inclusion course was undoubtedly beneficial for my research work, providing a deep understanding of theoretical aspects and the applied side of participation

    Pallavi Mishra
    PhD Research Scholar
    Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • We learnt multi-stakeholder dialogue as a tool for advocacy from PRIA…it is a wonderful tool for organising people

    Ashok Kadam
    Parivartan
    Maharashtra
  • I am an example of the Kishori Panchayat Programme which gave young girls the desire to do something, a reason to embrace life

    Kavita
    Kishori Panchayat Member
    Bihar