There are 23 resources from India.
Joseph Rathinam and Neighbourhood Democracy
Joseph Rathinam has helped inspire grassroots neighbourhood democracy across Southern India.
Manavodaya and Congregate Care
Manavodaya has much to teach us about what real change requires and whether the COVID19 crisis will help us move away…
True Happiness & the Keys to Citizenship
Varun Vidyarthi explores the true meaning of happiness and how the keys to citizenship links to the wisdom of East and…
The Upstream Response to COVID-19
Dr Simon Duffy sets out some key principles to guide local communities as they develop their response to the COVID-19…
A global force for change
Citizen Network is a global non-profit cooperative movement, formed to create a world where everyone matters.
How Can We Know What People Need?
What Barbro Borge learned at the Manavodaya Institute International Facilitation Course on a Carl Poll Scholarship.
Towards Development from Within
Kabanda Mwansa shares his experience of participating in the People Based Development course held at the Manavodaya…
Manavodaya means Human Awakening and the Manavodaya Institute for Participatory Development is a powerful engine…
Photo Competition 2018
The Citizen Network 2018 Photo Competition.
The Power of Self-Awareness
Maren Moss, who studied at the Manavodaya Institute explains what she learned and how awareness of the self and the…
Manavodaya - A Quiet Revolution
Carl Poll & Varun Vidyarthi describe the quiet revolution of participatory development in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Manavodaya - Eight Steps in Action
Varun Vidyarthi outlines the Eights Steps in Action - the actions that underpin effective self-discipline for…
Manavodaya - The Art of Facilitation
Carl Poll introduces the work of Manvodaya and outlines the art of facilitation and the 8 rules for action
Simple Steps in Action
Varun Vidyarthi is the coordinator for Citizen Network India and here shares his thoughts on citizenship.
The Integral Path
Varun Vidyarthi offers a short note on the way in which social change can and must begin by a better ordering of…
Travels in Human-Based Development
Pete Richmond sets out what we can learn from Manavodaya a development organisation based in India and the UK, in…
Re-Examining Policy on Aid
Varun Vidyarthi argues that the process of giving and the message that goes with it distorts the outcome, it is time for…
This film is about Manavodaya - a people based approach to social change which has empowered some of the poorest women in…
Vinny Went Cycling for Charity
Vinesh Kumar joined his brother-in-law on a charity bike ride across India in aid of Sanjeevini Trust. On his trip he…
Vinny Went Cycling for Charity
Vinesh Kumar tells the story of his 500 mile cycle ride across India, of the Avarind Eye Clinic and his thoughts and…
Facilitation is the art of helping people bring about change in their own lives as individuals or - most powerfully in…
Manavodaya - Participatory Development
Carl Poll provides a brief outline of the innovative work of the Manavodaya Institute of Participatory Development.
Development from Within
Varun Vidyarthi and Patricia Wilson explore the power of group reflection for achieving sustainable change in all…