March 1, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Community Exit Strategies – What Is Our Endgame?
Featuring: Global Hope Network International
Many well-intentioned international development projects or programs lack a clear endgame. In other words, there is no plan for the NGO to depart a given community or to fully transition leadership to the local community. How do NGOs start to incorporate this idea of an end-game in their project design? What models are there for full local ownership of development initiatives, from the outset?
Join us for a presentation by new Posner Tenant Global Hope Network International (GHNI) and for a discussion on strategies for appropriately and sustainably exiting communities. GHNI will give a short presentation on their innovative model of coaching communities to transform themselves, and several of their country directors will illustrate the model with stories of the specific communities with which they have worked. The session will then flow into a participant-driven discussion of how elements of their approach can be incorporated into all international NGO work, and participants will also have the chance to ask the GHNI team specific questions about their model.
For this presentation and discussion, we will be joined in person by key GHNI directors from regional field offices including the Middle East, Southeast Asia and East Africa.
Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below.
Venue: Posner Center - IEEE Global Classroom