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Positive Deviance and Appreciative Inquiry: The story of slowly transforming Sadai

    With development interventions’ increasing focus on utilizing a given community’s strengths in order to lead to desired outcomes, the field narrative detailed in this piece by the researcher Malvya Chintakindi sheds light on Sehgal Foundation’s (SF) work in Sadai village which serves as a case of successful utilization of positive deviance and appreciate inquiry.   Positive deviance is an approach to behavioral and social change based on the observation that in any community, there are people whose…

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