A Manual for Training Community Conservation and Health Workers (CCHWs)

This PHE training manual is a prototype, designed for multiple audiences, including: policymakers, other decisionmakers, program designers, implementers, researchers, and target beneficiaries. This manual caters to different learning processes such as discussions; identifying learning styles; conducting training exercises and training needs assessments; developing action plans and visual aids; and training practice sessions. The prototype curriculum is designed to actively involve the participants in the learning process.

Each module has a set of trainer resources, participant materials, training evaluation tools, and reference materials for further reading. The training manual is designed for so that the curriculum can cascade national, regional, local/district and community levels across LVBC member states.

The training prototype curriculum manual has a background and rational section, and six modules. The modules are as follows:

  1. Background and Rationale
  2. PHE Basics
  3. PHE Advocacy and Communication
  4. Gender and PHE
  5. Resource Mobilization and Livelihoods
  6. PHE Sustainability
  7. PHE Monitoring and Evaluation

The manual is available in English, Swahili, Kirundi, and Kinyarwanda.

Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC)