The learning community is a dynamic platform where the ILDC alumni and their working partners (hereinafter called “LC members) initiate gaining the experience-based knowledge and findings from one another and motivate each other to put them into practice towards making change in society, and within themselves.

For the year 2024-2025, our Learning Community would be focusing on the following areas.

1 People’s Initiative toward Health Equity

For influencing policy and reform systems related to well-being.

2 Youth Empowerment

For promoting youth participation in discussion and decision making in community development.

3 Practical tools and methods

For making our field activities more effective.

Communication and Sharing Information

There are three platform to share information with each other so as to build the relationship among the LC members.

Facebook group "AHI ALUMNI"

Anyone who completed ILDC and other LC program can join the group and share the progress of application of the learning, useful information related to social change etc. with each other.

Web news "Alumni Now"

Anyone in the LC can contribute articles on their community-based activities.

Learning Community News -a summary of the updates of the learning community, which is published on an annual basis.

Programs you can participate

One-shot or short term programs

Various type of online and face-to-face workshops are being organized by the LC members with taking a participatory approach. (e.g., case study session on a specific topic and issue, workshop to learn a method to promote a participatory approach in the organizational management and the community-based activities)

Coming soon
Online free talk event “Chika Chika”​​

“Chika-Chika” is a series of informal online meetings of the learning community. Anyone of the LC members can suggest the theme and join the meeting.
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Workshop "Most Significant Change Technique for Monitoring & Evaluation" 【From Jan.26 to Feb.24, 2023】

Organized by IPHC (Philippines) to share their learnings of the program of “Learning on diverse views and values of people in health and development”.
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Workshop “Youth participation in social change” 【Oct. 3, 2022】

Organized by alumni of Thailand and Pakistan to promote youth participation in changing society.

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Workshop “Ongoing Crisis Situation in Sri Lanka to explore the roles of civil society in mitigating emerging challenges” 【June 16, 2022】

Organized by alumni of Sri Lanka to explore the roles of civil society in mitigating emerging challenges.
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Case Study Session “My application of learning from ILDC” 【Feb.9, 2022】 

Organized by alumni to discuss how they are applying learnings from ILDC with sharing case studies.

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Multiple-year and contract-based programs

A community-based activity to which ILDC alumni apply learnings from ILDC with a strong commitment of the organization.

Building a Community of Young Leaders for Combating Health Inequities and Health Challenges in India (2023-)

Collaborated with:
Ms. Chhaya Pachauli (ILDC2019), Prayas

Initiatives to establish training course for young leaders and health frontiers in a participatory approach along a movement towards the effective and efficient operation of "Rajasthan Right to Health Act, 2022".
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Participatory Community Leadership Development (PCLDC) (2014-)

Collaborated with:
Mr. Hector Nihal (ILDC2013), AIDS Awareness Society (AAS)

Participatory training for local young NGO staff and volunteers to improve their leadership and communication skills and to address community development issues within their organizations and communities.
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"Learning on diverse views and values of people in health and development"【Mar. 2022~Mar. 2023】

Organized to develop participatory monitoring and evaluation skill to capture the unexpected outcomes and qualitative changes out of activities.
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2019 Bangkok: ”Multi-sectoral Collaboration for Health in All Policies at Local Level – The Case of Thailand-"

Collaborated with: Alumni of National Health Commission Office (NHCO)
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For the activities before 2018, click <here>.

Take an initiative in organizing a program

If you are interested in organizing a program, please click below for your reference.

The Program should;

1) be initiated by the alumni and their organizations,

2) proceeded with a concrete plan

3) ensure people empowerment and involvement of other stakeholders in the community,

4) be evaluated and possible to have lessons learnt for sharing with other alumni,

5) assure sustainability after the program is completed.

Click <here> to search for other AHI alumni who would work with you.

Online workshop: Honorarium for organizers and facilitators
Face-to-face workshop: Honorarium for organizers and facilitators, Part of transportation, lodging and food expenses of the participants

Example of organizing program