Learning Outcomes

journey to India


The Community Leadership Program is not designed to train people for overseas work nor to equip people for work on development projects. What it will do is to give people an effective analysis of community mobilising and community building techniques in real life settings.

Your learning is in your hands and can be at the level that is comfortable to you or which can stretch your possibilities

At the end of the program participants should be able to:

    • identify some core elements of community development practice, and observe how these operate in the field;
    • understand some practice skills associated with development goals such as participation, empowerment and capacity building;
    • recognise the features of a rights-based approach to development and how it builds on other generations of development practice, such as emergency relief and locality development;
    • distinguish different dimensions of microfinance and identify some of these in the context of different field visits;
    • appreciate the importance of gender and development frameworks and articulate how these are applied in practice settings;
    • respect the importance of culture, history and politics and their role in shaping development in the Indian context;
    • understand the history, philosophy and practice of some complex development organisations at local, national and international levels;

  • Anniversary India 2015

    See the World through different eyes!

    An anniversary travel experience for
      • Those who have travelled with us previously
      • Reliving some of the excitement of the CLP trips
      • Meeting old friends and partners in India
      • Catching up with where Development thinking is at

    NOVEMBER 2015


    If you want to see the cities & sights, be inspired, see some solutions to poverty and injustice, experience the culture and village life, and travel with others you can talk to, then you may be one of those who would enjoy our ANNIVERSARY JOURNEY TO INDIA.

    This is a unique 18 day travel and learning journey. It is designed for those who have travelled with us over the past 20 years and are keen to reconnect with India, catch up with the development thinking currently as well as Indian friends and guides, and travel with like minded people keen to enjoy each others company. We also welcome partners or those who are coming for the first time seeking a personal experience that covers both urban and rural  India. It will gently open you to the culture, people and development issues in modern India.

    Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we reconnect with people and together experience and discuss India …development …social issues ..life.

    Information on details and costs

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