Tag: Community

Diego Santos and Central America: "Let's show the people that we stand with them!"

: Published: November 2, 2020:

In the midst of one meeting after the other and the thorough handover process of the Programme Coordination of the Central American Region to his successor Kristina Kroyer, Diego Santos-Santiago managed to take the time to have a chat with me, answer some questions and paint a picture of the current situation in Central America regarding our …

Knowledge Management: Learning in Civil Society Organizations

: Published: November 27, 2020:

Before starting to coordinate the KNOW-HOW3000 programme in Central America, I had never put that much thought into what knowledge management actually meant. Thus I started to research and read that knowledge management experienced a peak moment in the 80s in the scope of the business world. In order for the employees to be more competitive, business owners were …

Good Practice: Water Supply System for Salvadoran Community

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: ADES – Asociación de Desarrollo Económico Social: : AT A GLANCE: A water supply system for the community of Los Hernández, Cabañas in El Salvador (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Sistema de abastecimiento de agua para el caserío Los Hernández, Cabañas en El Salvador (Spanish)

Solutions for living in harmony with semiarid climate

: Published: October 14, 2020:

Hans Gnadlinger has been working with HORIZONT3000 for over 20 years as a TA in Brazil. At the moment he is already retired, but he keeps collaborating with national and international networks of rainwater harvesting experts.: : In our projects at HORIZONT3000 rainwater harvesting is a very current topic, which is why we ran our lastest KNOWLYMPICS under …

Good Practice: Rainwater Management and Infrastructure

Country: Papua New Guinea; Organisation: Catholic Diocese Daru-Kiunga: : AT A GLANCE: Rainwater Management Integrated into Building and Infrastructure Projects (english): : A UN VISTAZO: La Gestión de Aguas Pluviales en Proyectos de Construcción e Infraestructura (spanischl): :  

Papua New Guinea - The End or the Beginning?

: Published: September 21, 2020:

A personal essay of a returnee

I am sitting in the train on my way through the beautiful Austrian alps. Lush green, blue lakes, pleasant temperatures. I’ve been back „home“ for three months now and still it makes me sad, whenever Papua comes to my mind. I decide to use the time of my train ride to put …

Learning from Failure: Improving Agricultural Input Distribution

Country: Uganda; Organisation: PALM Corps: : AT A GLANCE: Improving Agricultural Input Distribution (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Mejora de la distribución de insumos agrícolas (español)

Fighting Gender-Based Violence in the Context of COVID-19

: Published: June 15, 2020:

Please find the English version of this post on the HORIZONT3000 Blog by clicking here.

Covid-19 - Working Situation of TAs in Central America: Tools and Thoughts

: Published: June 8, 2020:

Since the beginning of the Corona Crisis certainly a lot has changed. The goal of this article is to take a closer look at the realities of the daily working routines of our TAs and at the implications for knowledge management. Since digitalization processes cannot be neglected when talking about knowledge transfer, it is also important to …

Good Practice: Promotion of a saving and credit culture in target communities

Country: Uganda; Organisation: Caritas Kiyinda-Mityana : : AT A GLANCE: Promotion of a saving and target culture in target communities (English): : AT A GLANCE: Promover una cultura de ahorro y crédito en comunidades destinatarias (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Promotion of a saving and target culture in target communities (English)

Good Practice: Families and Communities Prepared for Climate Change

Country: Nicaragua; Organisation: BlueEnergy (bE) and Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU): : AT A GLANCE: Families and communities prepared for climate change (English): : AT A GLANCE: Familias y comunidades ante el cambio climático (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Familias y comunidades ante el cambio climático (Spanish)

Learning from Failure: Farmers´ failing to manage revolving funds for constructing water tanks

Country: Uganda; Organization: Caritas MADDO: : AT A GLANCE: Farmers´failing to manage revolving funds for constructing water tanks (English): : AT A GLANCE: El fallo de agricultores de manejar un fondo rotatorio para construir tanques de agua (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Farmers´failing to manage revolving funds for constructing water tanks (English)

Senegal: Participative Research on Agroecology

: Published: February 11, 2020:

Retrouvez la version française ci-dessous.: : Agroecology is the trending topic when it comes to sustainable and effective solutions regarding Rural Development. Thats the reason why I would like to introduce you to this project about Participative Investigation on Agroecology in the Nioro du Rip Department in Senegal, which is still ongoing until the end of this year. I …

Good Practice: Institute on Indigenous Knowledge and Research

Country: Brazil; Organization: Federation of the Indigenous Organizations of the Rio Negro (FOIRN): : AT A GLANCE: ICIPRN – Institute on Indigenous Knowledge and Research of the Rio Negro (English): : AT A GLANCE: Instituto de Conocimiento e Investigación Indígenas de Río Negro (Spanish): : AT A GLANCE: ICIPRN –

Learning from failure: Ignoring the power of women to influence men

Country: Uganda; Organization: Loyoro Catholic Parish: : AT A GLANCE: Ignoring the power of women to influence men (English): : AT A GLANCE: Ignoring the power of women to influence men (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Ignoring the power of women to influence men (English)

Good Practice: Self-saving and community microcredit systems

Country: El Salvador; Organization: Fundación para el Desarrollo Socioeconómico y Restauración Ambiental (FUNDESYRAM): AT A GLANCE: Self-saving and community microcredit systems (English): : EN UN VISTAZO: Autoahorro y microcréditos comunitarios (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Autoahorro y microcrédtios comunitarios (Spanish): : Additional Material: : Manual Self-saving systems (Spanish)

Good Practice: Resisting subjection - a Quilombola Community struggling for their rights

Country: Brazil; Organization: Comissão Pastoral da Terra  (CPT): AT A GLANCE: Resisting subjection – a quilombola community struggling for their rights (English): : AT A GLANCE: Resistência e luta da comunidade Varzinha dos Quilombolas (Portuguese): : AT A GLANCE: Resistencia a la sumisión de la comunidad quilombola (Spanish): :

Learning from Failure: Expulsion of a fishing community

Country: Brazil; Organization: Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT): : AT A GLANCE: Expulsion of a fishing community from their traditional territory (English): : AT A GLANCE: Expulsão de uma comunidade pesqueira do seu território tradicional (Portuguese): : AT A GLANCE: Expulsion dune communauté de pêcheurs de son territoire (French): :

Good Practice: Community Health Diagnosis - WASH Needs Assessment

Country: Uganda; Organization: Partners for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO): : AT A GLANCE: Community Health Diagnosis – WASH needs assessment (English): : AT A GLANCE: Diagnóstico de salud comunitario – WASH evaluación de necesidades (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Community Health Diagnosis – WASH needs assessment (English)

Learning from Failure: Teenage mother recruitment for livelihood program

Country: Kenya; Organization: Mathare Childrens Fund panairobi (MCFp): AT A GLANCE: Teenage mothers recruitment for livelihood programme (English): : AT A GLANCE: Proceso de reclutamiento de madres adolescentes para el programa de medios de subsistencia (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Teenage mothers recruitment for livelihood programme (English): : Additional Material: : Interview

Good Practice: Mediation on Human Rights Violation Cases

Country: Kenya; Organization: Development Education Services For Community Empowerment (DESECE): : AT A GLANCE: Mediation on Human Rights Violation Cases (English): : AT A GLANCE: Mediación en casos de violación de los derechos humanos (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Mediation on Human Rights Violation Cases (English): : Additional Material: : Most

Good Practice: Papua New Guinea Studies

Country: Papua New Guinea; Organization: Divine Word University: : AT A GLANCE: PNG Studies (English): : AT A GLANCE: PNG Studies (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: PNG Studies (English)

Comparing faith-based and secular NGOs

: Published: November 12, 2019:

In the field of development cooperation, there are mainly two actors who implement projects, namely; faith-based organizations (FBO) and secular non-governmental organizations. Although both of them have similar aims, they are very different in terms of operation, still, when it comes to terms and definitions, the boundaries are often blurry.: : For over 5 years, the Cultural Research Centre …

Good Practice: Intercultural, communitarian university - URACCAN

Country: Nicaragua; Organization: University of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua (URACCAN): : AT A GLANCE: Intercultural, communitarian university URACCAN (English): : AT A GLANCE: Universidad comunitaria intercultural – URACCAN (Spanish)

Pre departure - visiting the ABCstar Bloggerconference

This blogpost might seem a bit out of topic, but I hope that on a closer look you will see it fitting in this news section.: So, what happened? I attended a Conference for Blogger and Influencer, the ABCstar – Austrian Blogger Conference. I have some history with this event, but that is another story. As TAs …

Good Practice: Community outreach using ICT

Country: Uganda; Organization: Battery Operated System for Community Outreach (BOSCO): : AT A GLANCE: Community outreach using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) (English): : AT A GLANCE: Extensión comunitaria a través de la tecnología de la información y la comunicación (Spanish): : IN DETAIL: Community outreach using Information and Communication

EVENT ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN VIENNA

On December 7, HORIZONT3000 together with the umbrella organization Global Responsibility and the KM4Dev Austrian Community, held an exchange forum on Knowledge Management under the titel: “Implementation of Knowledge Management, Sharing and Learning in NGDOs: Good-Practice-Examples and exemplary IT-Tools”. If you want to know more about it, check out the blog entry at the HORIZONT3000 website …

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