Building community partnerships

Published: 19 July 2021
Last edited: 19 July 2021

Through our relief campaigns and educational programs we built deep partnerships with the local communities. This is critical to achieve our objective of bringing about permanent behavioral change.

Classifications

Category
Alliance and partnership development
Communication, outreach and awareness building
Evaluation, effectiveness measures and learning
Scale of implementation
Local
Phase of solution
Implementation

Enabling factors

 

  • Open communication
  • Building trust
  • Relief campaigns to support those impacted by cyclones

Lessons learned

The key takeaway for us to implement a “pilot” project first and build it successfully. This had two benefits :

  • We took the learnings from this and scaled up for the other villages
  • Word of mouth about the success of the pilot helped to build our credibility within the local communities