START WITH WHO LEARNING SERIES: WHAT STRENGTHS DO THEY BRING IN?

I am a big proponent of strengths-based practices and even when it comes to community design, I advocate for not only focusing on a needs or deficit model but moreso on amplifying inherent strengths.


Which is why I encourage clients to explore Asset Based Community Development (ABCD). In asset based community development, the emphasis is on the assets that are found in the community and mobilize individuals, associations, and institutions to come together to realise and develop their strengths.


Asset Based Community Development categorizes asset inventories int