Originally Posted by ac_elite
Development tends to be successful when it is from within, small scale, and transformative. Record shows that micro to medium scale projects spawned from harvesting local knowledge, and adapting local skills to address community needs; especially when spearheaded by small women lead organizations have demonstrated a higher, and more sustainable rate of success. Here the success is measured by the community itself, where an individual is actually able to directly reap the benefit of their own implication in the development effort.
We are the caste system
That is a very nice presentation, and I agree, that real change is possible on a local level or even an individual level. We have to change the way we "see" development. And we have to change the way we see people.