This exercise works with an
exercise called 'Stepping Stones', which is a participatory reflection
and action (PRA) tool. PRA is described in more detail in Module
5 Resources and tools for work with civil society. You may
want to read about it now.
You can do this exercise as
an individual or with a group of people. If you do it as an individual
on paper follow the same steps a group would take.
Identify a priority health
problem, such as:
- STIs in women, or
Imagine that you are on one
side of a river. Where you are, the people have the public health
problem. On the other side of the river, the public health problem
has been eliminated or controlled. Mark two lines on the floor
(or on paper if you are doing it individually), one for each
side of the river, with some distance between them.
What do you need to do to get
across the river?