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Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Training Workshop (15th-17th May)

15 May 2019 - 17 May 2019


Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Workshop

15th to 17th May 2019, Nairobi Kenya


Communities need access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation and hygiene. Effective intervention can reduce the spread of disease, alleviate suffering and ultimately save lives. When local emergency response workers understand how to apply basic Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) strategies, more lives can be saved.

This short course is designed to empower participants with an understanding of the fundamentals of the WASH sector. The course will introduce participants to the core principles for planning, designing and implementing activities to improve sustainable and equitable access to domestic water supply and sanitation facilities and improve hygiene behaviors in both emergency and non-emergency environments.

Training Duration:

3 days

Course Objectives:

After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:

Describe the social and economic differences in accessing improved WASH facilities and services

Explain the range of health impacts from inadequate WASH and how they can be prevented.

Describe the different environmental, social and technical issues of urban and rural sanitation and current approaches.

Understand the practicalities around community water supply, waste management (including drainage), and related environmental health issues for effective community hygiene promotion

Explain current thinking and practices meant to achieve sustainable WASH services through good technical, institutional and economic principles.

Discuss the issue of integrating behavior change in WASH and understand the importance and current thinking to hygiene promotion.

Plan and coordinate WASH responses in emergencies.

Understand the complexity of delivering safe water and sanitation in an emergency.

Course Outline:

Introduction to WASH- Definitions and Concepts

WASH Priorities in Emergency and development Settings

Effectiveness of WASH Interventions

Direct Water Supply Interventions

Water Source Protection in community

Determining Water Quantity, Quality, and Accessibility

Rural and Urban Communities Sanitation Management

WASH in emergency environment setting

Rural emergency preparedness plan

Rehabilitation of water supply- maintain water tanks and tap stands

Child hygiene promotion activities in a community

Hygiene promotion strategy in a community

Institutional WASH and management

Waste Management in community

Community Hygiene & Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation

Key Community Hygiene Behaviors

Sustainable Community Health/Hygiene

Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

Understanding Social Behaviour Change

MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) for WASH

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP)

WASH Performance and Impact Measurement (Evaluation)

Targeted participants

This course is intended for various practitioners in non-government organizations, Government agencies, International development donor agencies and Consultants.

Training Methods

The course will be intensive and will be conducted as a workshop with a high degree of participant involvement. Small group activities will be undertaken together with practical sessions. Adult learning methodologies will be employed, and participants will not be passive. Group discussions will be encouraged.

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Course fees

Kenyan citizens: Kshs 50,000/= International: 500 USD

Payment will cater for tuition, lunch and tea break snacks. Participants will take care of their travel, accommodation and other out of pocket expenses. We can reserve accommodation with prior arrangement.

Mode of Payment

Payment shall be made through electronic fund transfer to Capacity Africa Institute bank account 7 days prior to the commencement of the course.

For more information please contact us at;

Capacity Africa Institute
Muthaiga Business Centre,
Limuru Road
Nairobi, Kenya
Website: www.capacityafrica.com

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