Filtered by: Facilitation <Back to previous page ‘Pick up your water-pot and then someone will help you put it on your head!’Like all the peoples of Africa, the Lyélé of Burkina Faso often use proverbs to give expression to the values and the wisdom handed down from their ancestors. To take the first step oneself, to rely on one’s own resources, is a fundamental principle of Lyélé society - and a principle that should also be at the centre of all development activity. CRUDANs experience in facilitation trainingby Francis Ademola. CRUDAN (Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria) is a growing organisation with a big vision! In the year 2000, CRUDAN set up new offices in five different zones of Nigeria to share their activities more widely. Effective facilitationby Sophie Clarke. Facilitation describes the process of taking a group through learning or change in a way that encourages all members of the group to participate. This approach assumes that each person has something unique and valuable to share. Without each person’s contribution and knowledge, the group’s ability to understand or respond to a situation may be reduced. The facilitator’s role is to draw out knowledge and ideas from different members of a group, to help encourage them to learn ... Facilitators learning togetherThe Baptist church in Myanmar is the largest denomination in the country, made up of 18 conventions with around 4,900 churches. Eden is a Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM) process that started three years ago and has been implemented through six conventions so far. Options for community facilitationby Solomon Dibaba Leta. PILLARS in Brazilby Rossanna Virgínia Moreira. The PILLARS (Partnership In Local LAnguage ResourceS) guides encourage learning from people’s own culture. They share information in a way that encourages awareness of local problems and possible solutions to resolve these. The PILLARS process uses small teams working together to translate the guides into their own language. The guides include discussion of social issues and the Christian faith. They bring together people who long to make a difference to peoples’ ... The Wheel of DevelopmentDevelopment and our vision for the future Adapted with thanks from an article written by Torrey Olsen, World Vision, Gao, Eastern Mali. Using role play to learn facilitation skillsby Isabel Carter. Some people are naturally good at facilitation. However, most of us have to work hard to become good facilitators. Learning facilitation skills through day-to-day work can take a long time. Meetings or workshops can help people to improve their skills in a short time. They can learn helpful tips and lessons that will remain with them.