chapter  4
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Power Points, Bullet Points and Waste Collectors: Learning from Precedent

Meanwhile, Mela’s reputation for community organizing won her a place on a study trip, organized by Seva and the UN Habitat Sustainable Cities Programme, to visit Bangkok with Nina. She had attended in the past a number of training programmes on gender and participation, community development and management, and leadership. She had enjoyed the status of those events, the people and contacts she had made but had found it difficult to connect the issues and processes talked about with her day-to-day problems. What she wanted to find this time were practical ways of sorting out rubbish and in ways that would profit everyone.