Chengdu Shuguang Community Development Capacity-Building Center

 

Chengdu Shuguang Community Development Capacity-Building Center

Goals

Through participatory work methods, to strengthen community abilities, and to promote the community's harmonious development.

Major Projects

  • 2005 – 2007, Design, display, and dissemination of a reproducible mechanism for NGOs to participate in government-funded rural poverty alleviation planning and management
  • 2008 – 2010, Pilot Post-Disaster Livelihood Recovery Plan, including the function of NGOs in government services
  • 2009 – 2012, Advocacy for the government to turn rural poverty alleviation services to local non-profits, utilizing funding from community-managed development funds
  • 2011 – 2014, Community-based rangeland management strategy plan for every government to decrease poverty and develop agriculture
  • 2011 – 2014, Training and capacity building for new non-profit and community organizations

Major Achievements

  • 2006, Rural Community Development Project Management
  • 2011, Participatory Project Evaluation Practice Guide
  • 2011, “Strengthening Community Collective Behavior through Community-managed Development Funds”, paper published in the 13th International Conference of the Association for the Commons
  • 2011, China Rural Environment Protection and Poverty Relief

Major Funders

Ford Foundation, Asia Foundation, Partnership for Community Development, Foreign Capital Project Management Center of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, International Poverty Reduction Center in China  

Major Partners

Foreign Capital Project Management Center of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, International Poverty Reduction Center in China, Sichuan School of Social Sciences, County-level Povery Alleviation Bureaux

Distinctions

We advocate these institutional and professional values: “Poverty Alleviation and Development” (Field Professional Development Direction), “If You Do Something, Achieve Something” (Responsible Attitude), "Aim to Solve Concrete Problems in Villages” (Style), "Do More with Less Controversy, Do Not Seek Instant Success" (Principle)

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