CAS101 Community Development|Communities

CAS101  Community Development|Communities
The key purpose of Community Development is to build strong communities based on equality, justice and mutual respect by enabling ordinary people to take part in the issues that affect their lives. Drawing on the readings from the first few weeks, you are required to discuss: – What is community development and the importance of community development? – Why community members are encouraged to participate in the process. – Choose one of the principles of community development from the list below. Research a community development project and illustrate how that principle works in the context of that project. For example; describe how people are empowered or how they are able to self determine through this project.  Capacity building Self-determination Social justice Empowerment Collective action This assessment is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge of community development.
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