In most cases, capacity building refers to the preparation of leaders in terms developing skills, competencies and knowledge on how they can lead the ordinary man. At the same time, capacity building brings marginalized communities and people closer so they can become aware of their rights and be better placed to fight the origin of their marginalization and suffering. Capacity building is mainly used by non-governmental organizations to offer guideline on how their internal processes and activities can be best executed and achieved1.
The AusAIDs for example, considers that immediately an evaluation report is ready, a capacity building program should be crafted to address the top-down and down-top operating weaknesses in society. Assessments of organizations such as governments often establish that such bodies are disorganized because of weak policies, and processes within their jurisdiction. The organization through its networks works to reverse the state of affairs associated with organizational arrangements by creating and empowering human resources through structural improvements such as favorable training, remuneration and performance evaluation.
Anybody or organization can provide leadership which will create measurable development in the long run. Strong leadership guides easier modification of strategies in response to changes in society; capacity building builds strong leaders to influence the rest of the members of society with appropriate policies, but the leaders remain accountable to them.
Social change can be traced to effective participation of various stakeholders in capacity building projects. Through participation, most governments around the world have been transformed to vehicles for responding to social challenges in society. Notably, better participation of the average citizens and civil society groups has enhanced accountability of the political leadership. Participation in