**Training Course on Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) from 8th to 12th in March 2017 in Kampala **
In any humanitarian crisis, 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.
Rationale for the Training
The short course is designed to empower practitioners with an understanding of the fundamentals of the WASH sector. This course will introduce participants’ s 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: 5 days
After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:
i.Describe the social and economic differences in accessing improved WASH facilities and services
ii. Explain the breadth of health impacts from inadequate WASH and how they can be prevented.
**iii.**Describe the different environmental, social and technical facets of urban and rural sanitation and current approaches
iv.Understand the practicalities around community water supply, waste management (including drainage), and related environmental health issues for effective community hygiene promotion
v.Explain current thinking and practice aiming to achieve sustainable WASH services through good technical, institutional and economic principles.
**vi.**Discuss the issue of integrating behavior change in WASH and understand the importance and current thinking to hygiene promotion
**vii.**Plan and coordinate WASH responses in emergencies
viii.the complexity of delivering safe water and sanitation in an emergency
- Introduction to WASH- Definitions and Concepts
- A WASH Priorities in Emergency and development Settings
- Effectiveness of WASH Interventions: The Evidence Base
- 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)
Who should enroll?
This course is intended for various actors in Civil society or non-government organizations, Government agencies, International development donor agencies and Consultancies:
Training Fees: Ugandans: 500,000 UGX; International: 250 USD (This caters for break, materials and lunch only): To be confirmed for this Training, participants should pay their fees before the Training.
Venue: Ntinda Ministers Village Hotel
Date: 8th to 12th March 2017
Methodology: The training course will be intensive and run in a workshop style with a high degree of participant involvement and some bit of Practical. Small group work will be interspersed with input sessions. Adult learning methodologies will be employed, and participants will not be passive. Debate and discussion will be encouraged.
Our trainers are experienced WASH engineers and Specialists, Public Health Specialists with extensive experience in complex emergencies and natural disasters in Africa, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific.
Award: Upon successful completion of this training participants will be awarded Certificate of Completion
Limited slots: We only need 20 participants: Enrollment for this training is based on first come, first serve basis
Register and pay before 25th/February /2017 (Register if you are very sure to attend)
If you pay before 5th/February 2017 you will be able to benefit from 15% discount
Those Paying in UGX can pay through
• Account Name: Maarifa Consult
• Bank: Stanbic Bank
• Account Number:9030010504731
• Branch: Ntinda, Branch
• Account Type: Uganda Shillings Account (UGX)
• You can deposit cash or write a Check in the Name of “MAARIFA CONSULT”
Those paying in USD can pay through
• Account Name: Maarifa Consult Ltd
• Bank: KCB Bank
• Account Number:2203269251
• Account Type: USD Account
• Branch: Forest Mall, Kampala
• You can deposit Cash or pay in Check in the name of “MAARIFA CONSULT LTD”
Note: After Payment, please send a proof of payment to the email below
How to Apply: Interested individuals can apply through our website: http://www.maarifaconsult.com/register-now/