Facilitated Learning Exchange Visit-2- South Asia Region
Tumkar, January 22-24, 2014
South Asia region workshops were conducted in Mumbai in February, 2013 and in Delhi in September, 2013. Subsequent to these workshops quite a lot of conversations are happening among participants, and as a continuation to these COPASAH plans to organise three facilitated learning exchange visits in different parts of India. These visits are envisaged to facilitate peer learning and to enable strengthening of the practitioners’ forum.
The first of these visits was conducted at Naugarh, Chandauli district, Uttar Pradesh from December 17-19, 2013 with Gramya Sansthan (host organisation). The second facilitated learning exchange (FLE) visit by social accountability practitioners of COPASAH in India is scheduled from January 22-24, 2014 in Tumkur (60 kms from Bangalore). THAMATE, a Dalit CBO working with Dalit communities and manual scavengers will be the host organisation for this visit. The theme of learning will be Dalit Communities and Challenges of Accountability Practice. Objective: To provide practitioners within the region, an opportunity to visit an organisation’s work and learn from the same using a common set of principles.
Profile of organisation THAMATE (Center for Rural Empowerment) Address: No 128,4th cross, Belekahally Layout, IIMB Post, B.G.Road, Bangalore-560076 Mobile No. 9742586468, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Contact Person: KB Obalesha, Thamate c/o Rangappa, 2nd Main, 1st Block, Kuvempu nagar, Tumkur-02, Karnataka; Mobile No 9742586468