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ABOUT THIS COURSE
Asset Based Community Driven Development provides community development lessons for a rural and urban African setting. Participants will learn: a brief history of development efforts in Africa, a Biblical basis for engaging in poverty alleviation and community development, and useful paradigms for engaging poverty in an urban and rural setting.
Beyond the theory students will be equipped with practical skills for assessing community assets so that assets and gifts from within the community can be mobilised towards development. Students will also be equipped with simple and effective project planning and evaluation skills.
This course is split into weekly readings. You will have 12 weeks to complete your readings after which you will be given your assignment. Your assignment will count for 70% of your module grade. At the end of the semester you will sit your exam for this module which will count as 30% of your module grade.