One of our most important roles as we work in rural communities is to train others so that knowledge and skills can be effectively passed on and learning continue. Top down, university-style lectures seldom incite passion in the learner in the same way that learner-centered selfdiscovery can. We will look at several principles to help us design meaningful trainings
Dr. Karen Stoufer
Dr. Karen Stoufer served in Nepal from 1990-2003 in rural community development, animal health training, and women’s empowerment. Currently, as Director of Training and Asia Area Director, she is based in the Christian Veterinary Mission headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA. She has taught Christian community development for Perspectives on World Christian Mission and for Northwest University, and enjoys training others in participatory, learner-centered training methods for use in missions.