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... Obed told me that every time he goes to get gas people want to buy his truck. He wants to get a bigger truck so he might take one of them up on that offer. Our honorary Canadian, Christina, joined us at the school today. We only had 2 classes in the morning so it was a much lighter day. I think we were all thankful for that as yesterday was a very long day and the students were very rowdy. Plus Obed was ...
... weeks of teaching. This weekend was a quiet one of relaxing at the TEARS Center. We had a movie night with our adopted Canadian, Christina and we played soccer and basketball with the local kids. We attended the Camino church that Fay preaches at. While we don't understand most of the sermon it is awesome to be able to worship the same God and see the people's heart for Him as they worship ...
... immediately see how TEARS was actively pursuing transformational development. The attitude of the ministry was the first place I saw this. As Fikkert and Colbert discuss in When Helping Hurts, it is important to avoid a paternalistic attitude (doing things for the community that they can do themselves) when pursuing community development, as it often leaves people feeling condescended and unimportant. TEARS' attitude, however, was ...
... We then talked a little about the challenges that were mentioned as they move to achieve those goals. A challenge we heard about a few times was the lack of unity. We also gathered that some organizations were not aware of other organizations working in their area on similar projects. This led us to think we should give a brief introduction on Collective Impact, a relatively new idea that is emerging ...
Our goal was to present our findings and our concepts in such a way that avoided condensing and God-complex infused tones. We are young students, and humbly recognized we don’t know everything at an academic level, nor are we experts on a field level. So our desire was to present in such a way of sharing what we had been learning and observing. Understanding that the topics of our presentation were ...