Smart Ideas: Communities Revisited
Importance of Community Involvement
There are many effects that arise to a community once community involvement takes place. Community involvement can be referred to giving back to the community what they gave you. There are so many things that are involved in the community. Whether you are living in a local area or an urban area, community involvement should be there. In the community, there is both the literate and the illiterate.
If there is an issue that is heading in the wrong direction, it is the mandate of the literate to correct it. It is through community involvement that we can unite in our areas. The illiterate sometimes are ready to learn but other times they become reluctant. The ignorance is what makes the community to lag behind. Do you know the significances of community involvement? Here are some of the significances of community development.
Sharing of ideas is the first sign you can have from community involvement. A times come when a certain issue is burning in your community. Such issues can be security, water catchment or any other thing that affects the community. Therefore, it is important as a community to share opinions on the issues tackling your life. Once ideas are shared, you find out that there is that one person who has given an idea that is the most preferred. It is important that once opinions are shared, you implement them with immediate effect so as to take effect to the public. However, the communities that do not share opinions, everyone decide on his or her own. If there are people experiencing poverty in the area, they will be unable to tackle the upcoming matters. Arranging the shared opinions in order of preference so as to fulfill one after another is more advantageous as the page suggests.
The community get to learn new information from the community involvement. Projects will always be carried out in your community and they will enact knowledge to the people. During the implementation of a project in the community, the public gets new information as they learn on how the project is done. Various skills whether technical or scientific has to be put in place for the project to work out. If you are among those implementing the project then you will pass the knowledge to the community. The new information taken to the public helps them when making different decisions.
Community involvement enhances the ownership feeling. It feels good when you started a project as a community and it comes to completion. The issues that arise and decision making will be all about the community because they did it as a whole. As an individual when you are sure you got involved in implementing the project you will applause yourself.