Praxis has a two-pronged approach to its commitment towards participatory development. As a consultant it offers its services to external organizations interested in getting a people's perspective into their work.
As an activist, Praxis shares its knowledge and expertise with other organizations (NGOs, CBOs etc) and engages in issues that help bring the voices of the poor and the marginalized to the table.
The Ground-Level Panel consists of 15 members from diverse background living in poverty and experienced marginalization who will come together for five days from July 14-18, 2013, to deliberate on their responses and recommendations to the United Nations High-Level Panel report on the post-2015 global development framework. They are not members of any government, private or non-governmental organisations or associated with any political parties or trade unions. Instead, the panelists draw on their own experiences of marginalisation and exclusion to provide a ‘ground-level’ reality check to the High-Level Panel, co-chaired by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the President of Indonesia and Liberia.read more..
From Beneficiaries to Agents of Change was launched in Chennai on January 23rd in the presence of members of marginalised communities who can use the self-administrable tools in the book to assess their community mobilisation process. The book has been put together and validated by Praxis with inputs from several community-based organisations in Tamil Nadu and Manipur. It can be used for anybody wanting to assess community preparedness for vulnerability reduction.
Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices successfully launched its Read Aloud series of participatory storybooks for children and young adults at Odyssey’s flagship store in Adyar, Chennai
Praxis and the Avahan-India AIDS Initiative
Understanding development from a people's perspective
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