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New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Mar 07, 2011

MERCED, Calif.—Merced High School senior Brianna Dartas never considered herself a role model.

In fact, the 17-year-old’s life story overlaps the experiences of many a high school dropout.

Dartas, who was raised by a single mom, worked part time to help the family. They were poor and lived in a tough neighborhood known for gangs and crime. Many of her peers from the same background have already dropped out of school, but she did not give up. Dartas, of Native American and Latino descent, will be graduating this year and she plans to attend college.

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KLU – Layanan Kesehatan Cuma-Cuma Dompet Dhuafa (LKC Dompet Dhuafa) menerjunkan tim gizi ke kecamatan Gangga, Kabupaten Lombok Utara (KLU), untuk mendampingi masyarakat setempat melakukan perbaikan gizi kurang pada balita, agar tidak terjadi gizi buruk.Menurut Nursalim, Koordinator TIM Gizi LKC Dompet Dhuafa, kehadiran tim gizi LKC di KLU membantu masyarakat setempat keluar dari persoalan gizi yang mereka alami.

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London, 12 November: Malaria Consortium Asia has been providing technical expertise to national ma¬laria programmes in the Greater Mekong Subre¬gion, particularly in Thailand and Cambodia for developing and imple¬menting monitoring and evaluation and behaviour change communication strategies for malaria pre-vention and control.   Malaria Consortium re¬cently worked with the Cambodia’s National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control in piloting an innovative behaviour change approach, Positive Deviance (PD) on mobile and migrant populations in selected communities of Sampov Lun district, Cambodia. The PD Inquiry was conducted 3-9 August, 2010. To our knowledge, this is the first time that PD is being implemented for malaria preven¬tion and control with a special focus on vulnerable mobile and migrant populations in Cambodia.

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In September 2008, PDRC team visited Cianjur District West Java to learn and record the activities of Positive Deviance Nutrition Education and Rehabilitation Program (PD-NERP) in the village which using positive deviance approach to solved nutrient problems of children under five.

Why we choose Cianjur???

Cianjur was the pioneer of implementation Positive Deviance in Indonesia.  The pilot project PD in Indonesia was conducted at Gekbrong Village Cianjur. So, necessary to learned and record the activities of PD in Cianjur.