Eight Elements of The Empowerment Methodology
What does it take to strengthen a community (or organization), or to increase its capacity?Nice outline of the methodology advocated by the Community Empowerment Collective Society However, I would consider restating
5. Organisms become stronger by exercising, struggling, and facing adversity. Empowerment methodology incorporates this principle for social organisations. Sports coaches use the slogan, “No pain; no gain.” We do not promote pain, but do promote struggle and effort;I’m not sure I would characterize the process quite so negatively. Rather representing it as a stepwise process to the appropriate outcome, provides perspective and guidance. I prefer a more positive dynamic growing representation.