Sharing Knowledge, Strengthening Connection, Improving Outcomes for Community Transformation
The Faith and Service Technical Education (FASTEN) Network is an organization dedicated to strengthening connections, sharing knowledge, and improving outcomes for community transformation
Community development works with multiple sources and forces of action to implement improvements and changes. A community that seeks to improve itself isn’t limited by what’s beyond its reach. While an average citizen can become a major participant in a community development process, the project will be hugely successful when done by a group of like-minded people with a common goal.
This group can include faith-based organizations (FBOs), public administrators, and private philanthropists. FBOs work every day to better their communities and the world by taking care of those in need. They provide health care and health information worldwide to facilitate community development.
Under community development, people join hands to mobilize resources, identify common goals and problems and develop strategies to reach their objectives.
There are many benefits to joining a strengthened and collaborative group like Fasten Network. They include:
By joining a collaborative and strengthened community, you enjoy positive reinforcement from other members. You can collaborate with like-minded people in your community to address local issues and find ways to bring lasting solutions to the problem.
Becoming a part of a strengthened community like Fasten Network will help you connect to a larger audience that shares the same ideals and views with you. There are diverse ranges of professionals in the Network ready to assist you in achieving your goals. You can always get expert advice on policy issues affecting your community and how to help.
Being with like-minded people passionate about the same thing can increase your motivation and zeal to accomplish a goal. You can exchange ideas and also learn new strategies that will help you achieve your goal.
Under this program, you’ll learn how to become a leader that transforms the community. Transformational leaders have unwavering faith in their work, the organizational goals and objectives, and the means to achieve them. They’re trained to be passionate about the community while believing in the community development cause and working consistently towards its achievements.
We train people to become effective communicators. Individuals who undertake this course know they have to deal with diverse audiences like FBOs, private philanthropists, public administrators, and even NGOs, so they’ll need to adjust their communication style to suit each audience. They’ll often need to get social and meet many stakeholders in community development, network and engage people to work towards achieving their aim.
Every leader has to be a critical thinker. Leaders must be able to think up solutions at the spot. We teach people who undertake this course how to think up solutions that will improve living standards in their communities while fostering proper growth and development.
Every community that seeks to grow needs capacity builders; as such, we teach capacity building, which entails cultivating and strengthening the ability, skills, resources, and processes communities need to adapt, survive, and thrive in a steadily changing world.
As a capacity builder, you develop and strengthen your ability to impact communities and lives positively.