Trades, and skills, (from experienced partners) from a variety of trades and vocations will be invited to ‘train trainers’ among the local people, and initiate/run projects alongside local partners for changing, transforming and development of the individual and the community. This model will be self-sustaining.
Compass 360 will build trust, accountability and collaborative learning, which are key aspects to intentional relationships, and this is the foundation to Compass 360 Mission’s “different approach”.
Again, we not taking “America” to Zambia because we understand that imposing ideas and programs from the West does not promote authentic engagement and ownership. We will contextualize all projects and develop processes based on a comprehensive needs assessment gathered with the local community’s input and insight.