Lafiteau Community Motivation Mission

To motivate community members in Lafiteau to participate actively in a respectful dialogue process and to assist them in overcoming obstacles and constraints in order to participate fully in the social and economic development of their community. Community members in Lafiteau analyzed their daily lives and learned to identify factors of dependency and resistance within their community. They learned to understand the dynamics of different community groups and how they function, prioritized community needs and resources, developed ideas for concrete collective action, and worked towards the socioeconomic development of Lafiteau. The community is now prepared to work together in a larger development project to create a lasting improvement in the lives of community members in Lafiteau.

Cost: $62,000 USD
Term: 2012
Funder/Partner: Emergency Relief and Development Overseas (ERDO)