Though Florence a care giver in WEMIHS ECD program walks for miles in the terrain of a semi arid area in search of water and fire wood, she passionately defines “ the shelter I want for my children” as a priority desired change she wants by end of program.
Most genuinely motivated indigenous organizations are overwhelmed by the complex and competing priority needs presented by vulnerable households. WEMIHS has had significant success in adopting empowering partnership approaches with key actors. Vulnerable households are engaged in the program not just as beneficiaries but also as valuable partnersin the transformation process. Men and women are engaged in making meaningful contributions to towards achieving and sustaining the desired change .They engage in defining household and community desired change, mobilize their own resources and make decisions in the transformation process.