Develop individual capacities (e.g. skills, learning)

Method: Microfinance

Microfinance encompasses a broad category of financial products and services offered to poor or socially marginalized individuals. Unlike other products and services under the banner of 'alternative financial institutions', microfinance typically serves those living in poor countries or communities where access to "high-quality financial products and services, including not just...
The present work has, as a research focus, the performance of the Northwest Regional Elderly Forum of Belo Horizonte. The objective is to analyze how relations of representativeness are elaborated by part of the members, representatives of the forum, with regard to the elderly represented and the view of the...
The referred case study analyzes the National Conference of Public Security – CONSEG, a wide and participatory forum that innovated in the debate on public policies for public security, breaking paradigms discussing new solutions along with an organized civil society and a set of professional working with public security. Among...
Summary After emerging from a toxic civil war and 25 years of dictatorship, Uganda has seen increased economic and social stability over the last few decades. This nation is viewed by many as an example of how microfinance can shape and influence socio-economic issues in a developing country. Microentrepreneurs form...
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Problems and Purpose and History The Ontario Citizens Assembly on Electoral Reform was a response to the supposed democratic deficiency in Canada at the time of its inception. The Ontario Government took inspiration from the province of British Columbia who held their own Citizens Assembly prior on electoral reform. The...
Their mission is to ‘engage the people of Austin in meaningful civic dialogue focused on public issues, hosted by community volunteers across the entire city’ (Conversation Corps, 2017b).
Model Westminster as an organisation is a youth engagement and empowerment programme for British A Level and Undergraduate students with interest in politics. It is set up as a non-partisan, volunteer-run educational enterprise to represent a voice for young British people in various political debates and issues. On the 4th...
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On the 14th September 2014 the people of Scotland were asked to vote either yes or no to the question “Should Scotland be an independent country?” This occurred as an outcome to the SNP (Scottish National Party) electoral pledge to hold a referendum if they won the 2011 Scottish parliament...
The Southampton Youth Forum provides a platform for young people (aged 13-25) to influence the city’s legislative agenda through campaigns that seek to shape both the direction of policy and its implementation to ensure that it works as efficiently as possible for youth.

Method: Mapping

Mapping involves the visual representation of the connection between location and personal details such as individual or community values, assets, history, and goals.
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