Consultation to Assess possibilities and appreciation for CCM

Consultation to Assess possibilities and appreciation for CCM

 Developed for TEAR Netherlands

November 2016

(Betty) Langeler

Abstract

Nearing the end of the REST programme on East Samar and wishing to capitalise on the learning and momentum, TEAR commissioned an assessment with the purpose of:

Provision of data and recommendations that enable both Tear and Tearfund to make a grounded decision on possible future involvement in support of local initiatives to build resilience in the Philippines.

The assessment was prepared and carried out by a team of local and international NGO staff and the lead consultant. The assessment sought to not just find information to answer the questions but to make the assessment itself an experience of the possibilities for CCM. Therefore the assessment brought together different people from government, general population, CSOs, NGOs and churches to explore the questions together.

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NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON HIV & AIDS CHALLENGES

NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON HIV & AIDS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHURCHES TO RESPOND

 

EFICOR along with Tearfund UK organized a National Consultation on HIV and AIDS focusing on the challenges and opportunities for response by the church in India.

The consultation provided a platform for Bishops and Heads of denominations, pastors, mission leaders and development practitioners, CEOs of Christian organizations, principals and lecturers of theological colleges to dialogue and come out with a declaration to address the issues.

There were 105 delegates representing 23 States from India for the Consultation. The Consultation started with the Opening Keynote address by Pastor Patricia Acheing Sawo. Patricia, who is the Regional Coordinator, East Africa for the African Network of Religious Leaders Living with and Personally Affected by HIV and AIDS (ANERELA+) set the trend for the whole Consultation.

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