Benefits of Community Involvement
There are many effects that arise to a community once community involvement takes place. Giving back to the community what you have is what community involvement is. There are so many things that are involved in the community. Whether you are living in a local area or an urban area, community involvement should be there. Either you are literate or not, disabled or not, you have a role to play in the community.
The literate helps the community to grow through sharing ideas and correcting anything that they think it’s in the wrong direction. However, this can only be achieved by having unity in that particular area. The illiterate sometimes are ready to learn but other times they become reluctant. The ignorance is what makes the community to lag behind. Do you know the significances of community involvement? Here are some of the significances of community development.
The first importance of community involvement is that you can share opinions. A times come when a certain issue is burning in your community. Through community involvement the issues that affect the community will be no more since solutions will be sought. The things that disturb you as a community or even personal lives can be discussed. Once ideas are shared, you find out that there is that one person who has given an idea that is the most preferred. If you all agree to go as per the opinion, then after some time you will be far together as a community. However, the communities that do not share opinions, everyone decide on his or her own. In this case, those persons with low understanding will end up disadvantaged. Therefore, you will end up developing your community from one level to another.
The community get to learn new information from the community involvement. The public learns new information from the people enhancing community involvement. During the implementation of a project in the community, the public gets new information as they learn on how the project is done. The project may require some skills either technical or scientific. The community is impacted by new information on how some activities are carried out. The new information taken to the public helps them when making different decisions.
Ownership is the importance of community involvement. The whole community will be thankful to itself since its project turned out a success. The issues that arise and decision making will be all about the community because they did it as a whole. The good feeling catches one who is pretty sure that he or she was involved in a certain project for the community.