Friday, 30 October 2015

ToroDev Staff attend capacity Building trainings and conference

ToroDev Executive Director Mr. Jonhstone Baguma and the Communication and Documentation officer Mr. Kugonza David attended a four (4) days capacity building training   organized by CIPESA, the training was held in Kmpala from 12th, October- 16th, October 2015. More still ToroDev M&E consultant attended a district Budget Conference which was about spending priorities for FY 2016/2017 including those that will be forwarded for central government consideration the conference was held on 14th October, 2015.  The training was attended by M&E officer   ToroDev, the two days training was organized by The Human Rights Centre Uganda on the use of the Referral pathway and guidelines in addressing Human Rights Violation and Abuses.

Two (2) ToroDev staff gained skills in issues of Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) in programing and documentation, they also got to understand principles of Participation, Accountability, Empowerment, Rule of law, Non- discrimination and the Characteristics such as Inalienable, Inherent, indivisible & Universality while applying the above approach. Different topics were handled which will help the team to improve especially in reporting and documenting their organization work. “The knowledge gained from the training will help ToroDev staff to improve in reporting, documentation, data base management, it will help in fundraising (proposal writing), and it will also be shared with, other staff of ToroDev, the advocacy forums and other local NGOs ToroDev’ partners with”. Said Kugonza David the Communication and documentation Officer, ToroDev. 

ToroDev staff and other partner organisations in a training session

Sixty (60) people attended the conference and ToroDev M&E consultant represented ToroDev, the conference was held on 14th October 2015.“There has been improved collaboration between local governments and local NGOs which has improved the level of information and knowledge sharing, planning and budgeting, which results to proper resource allocation, accountability and improved service delivery. Said Florence Githinji M&E consultant ToroDev.   
The two days training was carried on 15th-16th, October 2015. Twenty six (26) participants representing local NGOs in Kabarole district.(RIDAFRICA, ToroDev, KRC, KANCA, AHURIO, RFPJ etc) attended the two days training. “The skills, knowledge achieved and reading materials got from the training will be shared with the 16 advocacy forums especially with the human rights defenders; this will help them to defend people’ right in a peaceful way and use the referral pathway and guidelines in addressing human rights violation and abuses”. Said Amanya Sheila M&E officer ToroDev.

We are grateful to our development partners for the financial and technical support.

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