I visited Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh, India this month with the impressive NGO Eficor
There were remote villages untouched by 'mainstream development'. There were also villages near the town of Khalwa where industries had come up and health services were accessible. Interestingly children were better nourished (records of ICDS- weight by age) in the remote area, than the accessible one. Institutional delivery was however higher in the developed area. The remote…Continue
Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on October 25, 2014 at 17:06 — No Comments
Participation in EES, 2014 was an excellent opportunity to rethink assumptions, meet friends again and see bits of Dublin.
What did I learn from the four days I spent at EES? I learnt from 'systems-thinkers' the distinction between doing things right and doing the right things. If one has the wrong theory of change but a plan of action, one can land up doing planned things right, but not the right thing to address the issue that one wants to address be it poverty, HIV/AIDS, equity…Continue