The aim of this course is to enable students appreciate and biblically critique the relatively contemporary concepts of community-driven and community-based programme and project reviews, monitoring and evaluation. This embraces new set of attitudes and values as well as practical skills and tools imperative for effective facilitation of the process that is ultimately intended to empower local stakeholders to make judgment on their development endeavours. Concepts, theories and practices will be processed through the Judeo-Christian lenses

They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and addresses a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.

The course aims at enabling students to develop practical knowledge, skills and competencies in community development approaches and strategies that give them the ability to facilitate processes that enable communities take active responsibility in poverty alleviation and the ultimate transformation of their lives. Nehemiah's approach to development in rebuilding the broken walls of Jerusalem will be heavily referenced in this course. A comparative analysis of the various models will be done

The class is a practical course and entails what affects us on a daily basis as human beings. In our daily engagements either whether at individual, interpersonal or at a group level we always encounter conflicting situations that needs to be resolved. At other times, we encounter disasters which are either man made or natural that needs to be managed and mitigated.   The course aims at increasing learner’s consciousness on human conflicts and the processes of mitigating, handling or resolving the conflicts.  

This is a practical course and it relates to human spiritual being and the physical being in terms of development. The course provides the theological foundations for development and seeks to help the student to understand the spiritual dimensions of material poverty and powerlessness from the perspective of various religions. The course will evaluate the different models of development against biblical criteria of restorative development, synthesize social action and evangelism in holistic development ventures and also explain the various perspectives of theology among major world religions.

The main purpose of this course is to prepare the students both for his/her academic career as well as his/her current/future work by studying the biblical concept of calling and the mission of God as themes and frameworks with which to integrate one’s faith with life.  The call of God is not just a call to ministry but a call to all aspects of life.