- Solutions to community problems already exist within the community and need to be discovered.
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These are the countries in which I have trained Positive Deviance/Hearth Programs.

CountryOrganizationDatesComments
BangladeshSave the Children‘90 & ‘91Nutrition Workshop for NGOs in Bangladesh.
BangladeshWorld ReliefSept. ‘97Final CS Evaluation of "Shishu Kabar".  Witnessed and evaluated the Hearth in a rural setting.
MozambiqueWorld ReliefApr. ‘98Hearth training in rural area. Discovered the "PD" food was a marula nut.
Wash, DCCOREOct. ‘98Attended Brown Bag Discussion at Africare regarding PD/Hearth.
Sri LankaChristian Children‘s FundNov. ‘98Hearth training in rural area.
EthiopiaChristian Children‘s FundJune ‘99Hearth training in urban area.
Wash, DCCORE Nutrition GroupJune ‘00Participant at USAID Brown Bag on Hearth.
IndonesiaMercy Corps, IncSept. ‘00Developed Urban Jakarta Proposal using food aid.
MyanmarCORESept. ‘00Interview Monique and Jerry Sternin for development of the Manual.
Home officeCOREOct. ‘00Write Field Manual on PD/Hearth.
US: VirginiaCORE: Nutrition GroupApr. ‘01Annual CORE Meeting presenter of the Manual table of contents.
TanzaniaAfricareAug. ‘01Final Evaluation of CS project.
US: VirginiaCORE, CSTS, FAM, FANTASept. ‘01Nutrition Works Workshop resource person.
TanzaniaAfricareAug. ‘01Final Evaluation of CS project, evaluate their hearth intervention.
IndiaCounterpart Int‘l, Inc.Aug. ‘02Hearth training in urban area of Ahmedabad.
Wash, DCBASICSAug. ‘02Review video produced by BASICS.
Wash, DCCOREDec. ‘02Attend Hearth Technical Advisory Group meeting.
IndonesiaMercy Corps, Inc.June ‘03Hearth Consultancy in urban area of Jakarta.
IndiaCounterpart Int‘l, Inc.July ‘03Hearth Evaluation as part of Mid-term Evaluation.
Davis, CACOREAug. ‘03Hearth Managers Workshop facilitiation.
IndiaCOREDec. ‘03Head Facilitator of CORE PVO Hearth Regional Workshop for 27 participants from 8 countries in the Region representing 13 NGOs.
BangladeshConcernMar. ‘04Hearth Training in Khulna for staff.
East TimorOxfamNov. ‘04Training of staff.
Washington D.C.COREDec. ‘04Attend TAG meeting.
KenyaPlan Int‘l, Inc.Jan. ‘06TOT for Plan staff from Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Ethiopia and Malawi.
MaliWorld Vision/CanadaMar. ‘06TOT for WV/Canada staff from Mali and Niger.
Washington, D.C.COREApr. ‘06CORE meeting: Nutrition Working group re: Develop PD/Hearth indicators.
CambodiaWorld Vision/CanadaAug. ‘06TOT for WV/Canada staff from Cambodia.
IndonesiaCARE Int'lSept. ‘06PD/Hearth in-depth training for country-wide program.
MaldivesUNICEFNov. ‘06PD application to the National Health Policy
ZambiaSalvation ArmyApril ‘07TOT for SA staff from Zambia.
NigerWorld VisionJune ‘07TOT for WV staff in Niger, Mauritania and Chad.
RwandaWorld VisionJan. ‘08TOT for WV staff in Rwanda.
GhanaWorld VisionOct. ‘08TOT for WV staff in Ghana.
IndiaWorld VisionApril ‘09Evaluation of PD/Hearth in India.
ZimbabweWorld VisionDec. ‘09TOT for WV staff in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia.