Los programas de enlaces y transferencias son un instrumento de desarrollo internacional que favorece el acceso a servicios sociales a los miembros de hogares ultrapobres de países en desarrollo. En el contexto de Malaui, la comunicación de estos programas debe superar las barreras de la nula o escasa alfabetización de los beneficiarios así como las […]
Today, nearly 17% of the world’s adult population is still not literate. 1 out of 7 USA citizens can’t access to vital information for health, community participation, and employment because they are not able to read it. When text-based communication is useless, what is the best way to deliver messages? Are photographs better than abstract […]
43% of adults in the United States of America can’t identify a specific location on a map nor calculate the total cost of ordering items from a catalog. According to the US Department of Education, this group has a low literacy level, or in other words, these audiences have problems filling out a questionnaire, interpreting […]
Commonly, when planning communication for development strategies, public information campaigns and outreach and mobilization plans, tend to monopolize all communication efforts. Internal communications are mostly forgotten. The excuses for this are usually the same: budget constraints, lack of planning, no coordination with human resources department, or, to summarize all of these, not having any interest […]
The stage and auditorium should be open to the masses, should be able to contain a people and the actions of a people. Romain Rolland
Perhaps the theater is not revolutionary in itself; but have no doubts, it is a rehearsal of revolution! Augusto Boal, founder of Theater of the Oppressed.
A dark basement room. A line of reheated coffee cups watching from a shabby table under the blinking fluorescent lights on the ceiling. A moldy piece of pineapple cake observes a group of people seated in a circle.