Specialising in Community Based Participatory Planning (CBPP).
To ensure that community members assume ownership of their own development and project; their involvement from the onset is key. Hence, effective community participation requires a structured agreement between the developer and the community. It is of the utmost importance that the community is involved in all aspects of the settlement upgrading process.
With a focus on Stakeholder Engagement, Community Liaison and Facilitation Services.
The services comprise acting as communication channel or link between the client/contractors and the affected communities, by keeping everyone informed of all project related aspects, and can include, but are not limited to:
Social Facilitation is one of the key components of any project implementation, and mainly comprises the establishing processes through which the community can itself create meaningful, ongoing change, with the help and collaboration of developers or local authorities. Social Facilitation is thus about communication and the creation of information channels, which are necessary for the exchange of ideas and information among and between communities and affected stakeholders.