Benefits of working with Ibasho


  • Linkage to a worldwide network of Ibasho communities
  • In-depth assessment of needs
  • Provides a pre-design process for planning phase
  • Ability to engage widely-varying individuals and organizations for support
  • Uses a strength-based approach to community development
  • Creation of community-driven planning
  • Broad community involvement
  • Creates a sustainable system with community ownership
  • Ongoing follow-up and support as needed
  • Rigorous evaluation and research