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    ABCD in Action is your community - a community of members from around the world, where we can explore together how to apply the principles and practices of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD). All are welcome!

    "Building on the skills of local residents, the power of local associations, and the supportive functions of local institutions, asset-based community development draws upon existing community strengths to build stronger, more sustainable communities for the future.” ~http://www.abcdinstitute.org

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  • Blogs

    ABCD in Australia and the Asia Pacific!

    By Dee Brooks, 2017-04-18
    The current nature and history of ABCD in Australia, New Zealand and across the Asia Pacific is diverse and colourful! Here are 2 blogs written by a group of people who have been involved for...
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    ABCD in Action News: April 2017

    By ABCD in Action, 2017-04-12
    Welcome to ABCD in Action News! This is the first edition of our newsletter since we've moved to a new platform for ABCD in Action. We hope it will be the first of many and will continue...
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    Mentorship Born Out of Community Conversations

    By charles esibikhwa edward, 2017-04-09
    Some time last year when i together with other like minded individual began the practice of ABCD in our community.Little did we know how far this could take us in terms of finding the real...
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    By Hulula, 2017-04-07
    "Ngao" is a Swahili word which means shield and "yetu" is a swahili word which means "ours".With this description then our heading means "ABCD is our shield".This is a term used by women in our...
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    Think Global, Act Local

    By Hulula, 2017-04-06
    It is important to note that there are often many NGOs and government programs operating simultaneously in the communities where you work, many of which are following a predominantly top-down,...
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