Executive Summary

In most committees under study, influential members planned and implemented activities following the guidelines of their funding agency. To meet these demands, the committee usually made decisions among its own members to make the process more efficient and less time-consuming. Communities were informed of the decisions of their committees only after the funding agency had approved of the committee’s plans. Information was not shared regularly, meaning that there were many misunderstandings and misinterpretations during the entire process. Committees usually shared information with donors in order to get assistance, although……..