INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES

FOR CHANGE

To create lasting and sustainable change, it's important to analyze root causes rather than symptoms. We do this by pulling together resources to identify and understand the economic and social challenges a region faces.

Examples of data that may be considered during this phase include:

  • Regional Needs Assessments

  • Economic Opportunity Baselines

  • Collective Stakeholder Analysis

  • Market Value Chain Analysis

After accumulating relevant data, we design solutions collaboratively for greater impact.

By bringing the people and organizations intended to take part in a program fully into its design process, we can help ensure the commitment required to make lasting, sustainable changes.

Using this method, the Hamakua Institute has created:

  • Collective Impact Initiatives

  • Rural Development Programs

  • Economic Development Programs

  • Company Social Investment

After a plan is created, we facilitate its implementation to compliment, not duplicate the efforts undertaken by the group.  By having a clear understanding of who's doing what, where gaps can be filled, and how to build upon existing efforts rather than starting something separate, the Hamakua Institute works to ensure a smooth and efficient process. In addition, we're able to call upon expertise from a global network to support these local initiatives.

Our experience includes:

  • Convening Partnerships

  • Capacity Building for Nonprofits

  • Training

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