E for Empowerment


To empower without being paternalistic,

to enable without being top-down […]

Thomas-Slayter, 2001:12.

Fuel for community change which involves action of all people residing within the concerned urban fabric. Empowerment requires the tranfer of  atributions from the previous institutions, delegating in order to generate community cohesion and responsibility. The aim of transfering the power to the citizens is to contribute to the overall goal of justice and social equality.




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