People in poverty have a wide range of abilities and needs. Some are in emergencies where only direct support--in cash or in kind--can meet immediate needs.
Participatory Performance Tracker: Getting Communities Involved In Setting Priorities and Gathering Data
CARE believes in putting communities in the driver's seat to determine what projects should do, and if it's working to meet community needs. One tool we use to accomplish this is the Participatory Performance Tracker (PPT). This tool allows groups and individuals to evaluate project outcomes, beh
I am Anjum, a 12-year-old girl from Mewat Region, Haryana of North India. I live in a village which is predominantly Meo Muslim. This is one of the reasons why our village is conservative. In our community, girls are not allowed to step out of houses, forget going to schools.
‘It’s normal Zeba! There is nothing to worry about!’ I was told this repeatedly in the last 4 days and I tried to believe that there was really nothing to worry about. It was four months since I had i had my period and was hopefully looking forward to be a mother.
It was difficult for Suneeta to adjust in her In-laws house even after 5 year of her marriage. She had a 4 year old baby, and her role was very restricted at her in-laws’ home. Her entire day was devoted for house hold chores and taking care of in-laws.
This was the question when we started our program with male field staff. As part of their jobs, the male staff were out in communities challenging social norms around gender. But it was tough to talk about it amongst their own peers, because they were afraid their friends would make fun of them.