Participatory Community Development

Village-level development

FLD provides expert project consultancy services for village-level development activities:

  • Participatory research and appraisal
  • Forming and supporting Self-Help Women’s Groups
  • Establishing rice banks, pig banks etc
  • Adoption of organic farming methods
  • Affordable technology for improving village infrastructure

The FLD village development approach emphasises participatory processes to improve household-level income with a focus on empowering women of poor households through Self-Help Women’s Groups. It also focuses on affordable technology and small village infrastructure, e.g. water and sanitation facilities, and efforts to improve access to basic health and education services