What makes a successful project? There are no easy answers. Community participation, a real understanding of the local needs and priorities, motivated and committed staff will all play an important part. Careful planning of projects is a stage that is easily missed out in people’s enthusiasm to get on with the work. Unless the people working for a project give time to planning and setting priorities and aims, they will not know whether they are achieving anything. They will be unable to evaluate their work (in other words, to measure its effectiveness) and unable to adjust their work accordingly.
Please find below articles from Footsteps issue 17.
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