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Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Training Workshop (15th-17th May)
15 May - 17 May$500
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.
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.
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)
This course is intended for various practitioners in non-government organizations, Government agencies, International development donor agencies and Consultants.
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.
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,