Organizations, institutions and groups are using SASA! all over Africa and beyond. Although SASA! looks different in each community there are also basic components that remain the same. Primarily the practice of phasing in ideas over time, reaching out to a cross section of community members, focusing activities and discussions around power and having community members and leaders at the forefront of all efforts.
SASA! is currently being used in 13 countries by more than 35 organizations and institutions in various contexts and settings such as:
In 2010, Raising Voices, in partnership with CEDOVIP, began working with the following national and regional partners as part of a 3 year intensive technical support partnership.
Our partners have just conducted their community mid-term assessments to determine changes in community perceptions as a result of SASA! programming. Read about what we learned:
COVAW Midterm Assessment
Kivulini Midterm Assessment
ARC Midterm Assessment
LIRA WOCDI Midterm Assessment
UGANET Midterm Assessment
Soroti Midterm Assessment
Oxfam Midterm Assessment
Currently, Raising Voices has provided technical support to over 50 organizations in more than 15 countries using SASA! in their communities and interest continues to grow.