Community based organisations

Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province

2016-12-26T12:06:32+07:00Tags: , , |

This paper looks at a volunteer group called the “Older People Watch Group” that aims to promote and protect older people’s rights and entitlements in Mae Hong Son province, Thailand. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, 2014 Size: 1.0 MB [...]

ASEAN Strategic Framework on Social Welfare and Development (2011-2015)

2017-01-23T19:41:45+07:00Tags: , , , , , |

Not all older people are vulnerable, or need social assistance, however societies still have to be geared up to the challenges that this increase in ageing population presents and adapt social and economic policies accordingly. The Strategic Framework is [...]

Older People’s Associations: Service directory 2012-2013

2016-12-26T13:44:57+07:00Tags: , , , |

The OPAs service directory of Cambodia promotes mutual support, building advocacy alliance and raising voices for OPAs themselves, but is also an interesting source of information for communities and development partners. The publication provides necessary information to all Cambodian [...]

Older People Association’s infographic – Asia

2016-12-26T13:49:17+07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Older people associations are sustainable, self-managed, multi-functional, community led organisations which aim to enhance equitable and inclusive local development. The info graphic displays information on establishing OPA and enhancing local development through OPA building. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, [...]

Establishing and management of older people’s associations – a practical guideline

2016-12-26T14:04:03+07:00Tags: , , , |

Older people’s associations (OPAs) are community-based organisations aimed at improving living conditions for older people. They provide a mechanism for providing social support in the community as well as for facilitating and delivering projects and services. This publication outlines [...]

Building Community Organisations to Reduce Poverty and Vulnerability Amongst Older People and their Families in Myanmar

2016-12-26T14:06:37+07:00Tags: , , , |

This is the final evaluation for the project Building Community Organisations to Reduce Poverty and Vulnerability Among Older People and Their Families (CORP), which set up the first 20 older people’s associations in Myanmar, called Older People Self Help [...]