عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
This study represents the role of the Ebad Theologue Jihadi Group as an indigenous and religion-based NGO in the development of the aforementioned community-based villages underlining the capabilities of this group to resolve the forthcoming challenges of this aspect of development.
In the conceptual framework, the concepts of community-based development and its forthcoming challenges and also the non-governmental organizations have been taken into account. This study is a probative and qualitative research that has been conducted with a qualitative approach in which the required data has been collected through profound interviews, and the observation and evaluation of photos, documents and papers. Then, while the data is codified as the primary and secondary themes, the findings by the use of thematic analysis have been analyzed. The research findings show that Ebad Group has not restricted its promotional activities to religious rituals; so by the expansion of its activities in social and educational fields and also by deepening its ties with rural communities, it has been the main source group in the rural areas of Doroh in Sarbisheh district in Birjand. Additionally, other capabilities of the group to resolve the forthcoming challenges of the development of the rural, social-based communities that are worth mentioning are: the ability to inform and provide consultation to local authorities, the ability to help people understand and solve their common social concerns, the ability to create community coordination, and finally the ability to create an independent community-based group.