Sunday, October 14, 2007

Worthy of Emulation

There are some initiatives that when I read about them I get excited. Today I read that 21 organizations in England are working together to leverage their missions and make a united impact.

People living with disabilities will have greater access to information technology as part of yesterday’s funding announcement from the Big Lottery Fund’s BASIS programme....
The project offers people with disabilities living across England assistance in using IT to increase independence and maximise their potential. Through a cascade approach, knowledge, skills and materials will be provided to community partners, who train voluntary and community organisations (VCOs), and in turn provide improved facilities and services to individuals with disabling conditions.

It seems that all too often well intentioned organizations and individuals shy from working together; competition for precious dollars is fierce. I take to heart this example for finding others who share a vision and then work for a win-win dynamism.

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