All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (8)

The Light House of Hill : To Flourish Properly, Needs People Participation and Asset Based Development

Very nice shiny morning. The hills show their natural beauty. Suddenly clouds have come and surrounded the whole area. After ten minutes, clouds have gone and everything gets clearly visible. It seems that the hilly area flourishing…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on August 30, 2015 at 11:51 — No Comments

Story of a lady bike rider and women development: Organizers should go to the roots

Every morning one lady bike rider passes me when my bus gets stuck in the jam on the way to my office. She goes ahead to her destination by driving her Scooty easily and naturally on the wide and narrow spaces on the road as like as a man. Every day when I see her I give her a salute and admire her courage because it is Bangladesh, a moderate Islamic country by the constitution, where a big part of the people do not support from their mind to let the women go out from home for working…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on September 3, 2014 at 5:38 — No Comments

Belonging to the Sea...

Hello Fiery Spirits,

in late 2010 I blogged on FS that I was trying to attract funding for a project which would examine the common cultural traditions of Gaelic speaking fishing communities in Scotland and Ireland. I'm pleased to be able to say that, working along with Ruth Brennan of SAMS (The Scottish Association for Marine Science) and the Glasgow based visual artist Stephen Hurrel and with the support of the Colmcill partnership, we have researched and written up our…


Added by Iain MacKinnon on August 24, 2012 at 16:34 — No Comments

Crowdfunding Community Development

Crowdfunding is a relatively new concept to the UK that is increasingly being adopted by a variety of sectors to raise money for particular ideas.

As a newby to Fiery Spirits, I thought I would introduce SoLoCo, an IPS three of us are setting up to help develop thriving, independent and sustainable communities throughout the UK using crowdfunding as a method to fund, market and develop long term support for projects and ideas.


How does it…


Added by Kirsty Burnham on July 7, 2011 at 14:08 — No Comments

'Appreciating Assets' launched today by Carnegie/IACD

New Guide for Effective Asset-Based Community Development

For the past two years, Fiery Spirits…


Added by Nick Wilding on June 2, 2011 at 9:30 — 3 Comments

Investing for Community Benefit

A new report, just issued, should be of interest to all those working in the community development area.


Investing for Community Benefit details 10 case studies of community groups which have successfully pioneered and driven local development. It shows that with clear vision, strong partnerships and a real sense of community need, community groups can achieve radical improvements in their community’s prospects. For…


Added by David Wake on February 3, 2011 at 12:07 — No Comments

Young Scottish Green List nominations close this Friday 14th January

Do you have an inspiring friend who is passionate about all things green? Do you know someone who works to make their green ideas a reality? We are making the first ever Young Scottish Green List. If you know a young person aged 11 - 25 years old that deserves to be recognised make a nomination today at the website.…


Added by Ruth Bush on January 10, 2011 at 16:38 — No Comments

Rural Gateway Photo of the Year 2008 - winner announced

We are delighted to announce that Hilary Clarke's portrait of North Uist character Flora has taken the title of Rural Gateway Photo of the Year 2008. In our end of year online poll, we asked Rural Gateway members to vote for their favourite from our seven fantastic finalists. Hilary's photo took a staggering 44 per cent of the votes! Flora sounds like a really interesting person. Not only is she skilled in crafts, she is a local… Continue

Added by Norette Ferns on January 23, 2009 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

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