ROOTS 8 –
HIV and AIDS: taking action.
Looks at howChristian organisations can respond to the challengesbrought by HIV and AIDS, such as reducing the impactof HIV and AIDS, preventing the spread of HIV andaddressing HIV and AIDS issues within organisations.
ROOTS 9 –
Reducing risk of disaster in our communities.
Looks at a process called ‘Participatory Assessment ofDisaster Risk’, which enables communities to considerthe hazards they face, their vulnerabilities, their capacities,and how they can take action to reduce disaster risk.
ROOTS 10 –
Looks at governanceprinciples and issues so that organisations can improve theirgovernance structure or set up a governing body if they donot already have one.
ROOTS 11 –
Partnering with the local church.
Looks athow Christian organisations can work more closely withlocal churches.
ROOTS 12 –
Human resource management
. Looks atpolicy and practice relating to people who work for anorganisation, including information about recruitment,contracts and managing and developing staff.All are available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.For further details write to:Resources Development, Tearfund, 100 Church Road,Teddington, TW11 8QE, UKor email: firstname.lastname@example.org© Tearfund 2009ISBN 978 1 904364 81 8Published by Tearfund. A company limited by guarantee.Registered in England No. 994339.Registered Charity No. 265464 (England and Wales)Registered Charity No. SC037624 (Scotland)Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agencyworking with a global network of local churches to helperadicate poverty.Tearfund, 100 Church Road, Teddington, TW11 8QE, UKTel: +44 (0)20 8977 9144Email: email@example.comWeb: www.tearfund.org/tilz
Edited by Rachel Blackman and Isabel CarterContributions from Jude Collins, Sara Shaw, Mike Wigginsand Sarah WigginsDesign: WingfingerWe would like to thank Rachel Blackman, Rebecca Dennis,Dewi Hughes, Joanna Watson, and all the Tearfund staff whospent time reviewing drafts. Thanks also to all the Tearfundpartner organisations who field tested this book.Knowing how Tearfund’s publications are used by partners andother organisations helps us to improve the quality of futurepublications. If you wish to give feedback on this book, pleasewrite to Tearfund or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgOther titles in the ROOTS series are:
ROOTS 1 and 2 – Advocacy toolkitA set of two separate books:
(ROOTS 1) and
Practical action in advocacy
(ROOTS 2).Available only as a set.
ROOTS 3 –
.An organisational assessment tool to enable organisations toidentify their capacity-building needs.
ROOTS 4 –
Peace-building within our communities
. Learningpoints taken from case studies of Tearfund partners whohave been involved in encouraging peace and reconciliationin communities.
ROOTS 5 –
Project cycle management.
Looks at the processof planning and managing projects using the projectcycle. Describes planning tools such as needs and capacityassessments and stakeholder analysis and shows clearly howto develop a logical framework.
ROOTS 6 –
Shows how to develop a fundraisingstrategy and contains ideas to help organisations diversifytheir funding base.
ROOTS 7 –
Looks at the importance ofincluding children in community life and in project planning,implementation and evaluation.