The Use Your Talents shows how congregations are active in developing their local communities by using available resources.
The Use Your Talents Approach - where congregations are active in developing their local communities by using available resources, started in Madagascar and has now spread to many churches and in many countries, especially in Africa through a project called Use Your Talents Innovation Project, organized by NMS and supported from Digni. Sigurd Haus from SIK/VID and NMS has been the project leader in the project.
Use Your Talents creates trust
Recently Use Your Talents was evalauted by an external evaluation team. The evaluation was very positive. The report is summed up like this:
– Overall the evaluation shows that the Use Your Talents approach has had a remarkable impact over a relatively short period of time; congregations are active in development initiatives in their local communities, churches and institutions are engaging in concept development, there is sharing and learning between individuals and groups. Adopting a UYT approach has increased people’s trust in their own ability to influence their living conditions.
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Evaluation repsort Use Your Talents