Benefits of Community Involvement
Today, the entire community requires the support of community involvement for it to grow. 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. Either you are literate or not, disabled or not, you have a role to play in the community.
The literate should always be ready since they are ones to be relied on. However, this can only be achieved by having unity in that particular area. Most of the times you find out that the illiterate persons are reluctant. Developments in a community is portrayed when ignorance is curbed. You may be wondering, what is the importance 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. Many people got some issues that distract their lives and this becomes a bother to the community at large. Since we are not equal, you will find out that some people will share ideas that can take the community to higher levels. If you all agree to go as per the opinion, then after some time you will be far together as a community. Sometimes it happens that some communities cannot come together and share ideas on how to handles the happenings. If there are people experiencing poverty in the area, they will be unable to tackle the upcoming matters. When you make decisions together, it will be much easier to arrange them in order of preference.
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. The project may require some skills either technical or scientific. The community is impacted by new information on how some activities are carried out. They will be in a position to learn more on new things that they did not know.
Ownership is the importance of community involvement. If a project you initially started as a community come out successful the community will be happy about it. They will be in a position to make their decisions and be accountable for anything that happens. The good feeling catches one who is pretty sure that he or she was involved in a certain project for the community.
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