Working with a women’s group in Titilaka, Peru to form a knitting association – an example of value based groupwork

Thilo Boeck, Jennie Fleming


This paper discusses in detail just one group meeting utilizing the social action group work approach for a group of women in Peru wishing to establish themselves as a knitting association.  We describe the context of the work and the different elements and challenges when facilitating the workshop.  The meeting was part of a community development process supported by an NGO Amantani and a local hotel – Hotel Titilaka.  The facilitators of the session – Author 1 and Author 2 - are both Europeans

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