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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 19 REFLECT and institutional change: the experience of CIAZO in El Salvador
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 19 REFLECT and institutional change: the experience of CIAZO in El Salvador Luis Orrellana, Nicola Foroni and Marden Nochez · Background to Ciazo One of CIAZO's member organisations, COMUS (the United Communities of In April 1989, in the midst of the Salvadorean Usulutan) received funding for a wider Civil War, CIAZO was established as the development programme from ActionAid, and `Inter-agency Committee for Literacy in the in 1993, COMUS agreed to pilot the new Eastern Zone of El Salvador'. As the name approach to literacy which has subsequently suggests, it was not an institution per se, but become known as REFLECT. CIAZO agreed rather, coordinated work between the different to provide some limited support to this pilot organisations working in the East of the programme, as one of four innovative country. All these organisations were linked to initiatives, which it was developing in the field the popular movement and were involved, in of adult literacy at the time. CIAZO provided disparate ways, in literacy work. However, some technical support to developing the local they lacked a clear or common methodology. manual and training local facilitators. It also CIAZO was initially based within FASTRAS became ...