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  • Friday, January 22, 2010 - 11:57
    Post counseling Testing: what about the negatives Key from all presentations Presenters (Cecile from Bela Bela; Modjadgi; Zandile) 1) They are all working with both HIV positive and HIV negative people 2...
  • Friday, January 22, 2010 - 11:44
    In the first session on 27th October, 2009, a group of around 25 participants debated the question of welfare and development. The session was motivated by concerns that development activities in South Africa may be too focused on the provision of essential needs through the provision of grants,...
  • Friday, January 22, 2010 - 11:40
    Sustainable Agriculture, Income Generation and Food Security Session Facilitated by Maxwell Mudhara Farmer Support Group, University of KwaZulu-Natal Sixteen participants attended the session. To start the session, everyone introduced him/herself, including a brief explanation of the major...
  • Friday, January 22, 2010 - 10:46
    Personal Comments and Reflections It was very refreshing to be part of a process that worked with breadth and vision around the complexity and multiplicity of civil society in South Africa. In an era when deliverables and impact are in danger of seducing us into thinking that we can prove our...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    MAJOR LEARNINGS: Surprised to learn that many in the field still share stereotypical views about cultures and communities – guess a lot more work with practitioners is needed! New and innovative use of media PROGRAMME STRUCTURE: Felt interactive sessions were too short – another 30mins...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    DO YOU SPEAK YOUTH Report on the session by Laura Washington from Project Empower. Doing HIV prevention with youth is a crucial element in overall HIV prevention work. We are not having as much success as we should have with preventing new infections: statistics are not showing a significant...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    Facilitator’s impressions and major learnings emerging through the discussions Overview We started the session by hearing some of the ideas, insights, revelations and contentions aired at the initial OA dialogue on Working with Men, in July. I had lifted about 20 direct quotes from that...
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 10:30
    Purpose: To challenge current understandings of program sustainability and encourage discussion around alternative ways of looking at the issue. While a significant amount of the event’s program is dedicated to some of the material aspects of sustainability, the significant question: ‘...

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  • This was my first experience to be involved in such challenging duty. I am used to be in conferences as a participants having to articulates and be involved in discussions. In saying that for me, this was a new experience having to document or capture discussions let alone of such big event....
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 17:57
  • Rapparteur: Dumisani Malwane Organisation: Maputaland Development and Information Centre (MDIC) First time rapparteuring for a conference of this magnitude whereby one interacts with people from different disciplines, backgrounds, organisations and countries is always scarring, intimidative...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 17:46
  • Coming to this event was quite a journey; I left home before sunrise on Sunday morning to get to the Port Elizabeth airport and finally arrived in Pietermaritzburg around midday. While in motion for all those hours, I kept wondering what it would be like to enter a space and process that was both...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 17:42
  • Interview with Kerry Farrance, Oxfam Australia, Melbourne, Day 2 of Intersections Which sessions have you attended today? When is it welfare and when is it development Don’t flat line your baseline Policy Update for community health workers. General Impression of the sessions?...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 16:52

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