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10 February 2017

Training: Disability Inclusive IDP Camps in South Sudan

Capacity Building programme for Humanitarian Organisations

Is your organisation able to meet the minimum standards for disability inclusion from the SPHERE guidelines? Do people with disabilities have equal access to the IDP Camp services and programmes of your organisation? Let’s work together to ensure that we leave no one behind!

In this capacity building programme you will learn what practical steps to take to include people with disabilities in the IDP camp services and programmes of your organisation.

Programme of the one year capacity building trajectory:

  • Participation in a practical five day Training of Trainers from 13-17th of March (two people per organisation)
  • Developing action plan for own organisation
  • Provision of training materials & tools to organize training within your own cluster/ organisation on disability inclusive camp management.
  • Participation in quarterly learning & sharing sessions where the participating humanitarian organisations can share their successes and seek advice to overcome challenges with regards to disability inclusion.
  • Closing workshop to document lessons learned.

This capacity building trajectory will help your organisation to:

  • Make your own organisational action plan on inclusion of people with disabilities in projects.
  • Build up capacity of it’s staff to understand disability inclusion from a rights based perspective
  • Identify the barriers that exclude people with disabilities in the context of humanitarian action
  • Assess the accessibility of it’s IDP Camp services and programmes.
  • Find practical solutions to overcome barriers and include people with disabilities in the IDP camp projects.

For whom?

The capacity building programme is open for development and humanitarian organisations that:

  • are active in the IDP camps in South Sudan
  • are willing to build up the capacity of their own staff on disability inclusion
  • are motivated to make their IDP Camp services and programmes disability inclusive
  • are willing to appoint two staff members that have time to participate in the training of trainers session, the learning and sharing sessions and have the time and skills to train their colleagues on disability inclusion.

There is space for a maximum of 12 organisations.

Costs

This capacity building programme is financed and organised by Light for the World. Participation of two participants in the training of trainers sessions organized in Juba will be free of charge. Light for the World will cover expenses (most economical travel, accommodation, meals, materials) for two staff members to participate in the Training of Trainers and the learning & sharing sessions. The participating organisations will be responsible for the costs related to organising staff training within their own organisations and for any costs that need to be made to make their programmes disability inclusive.

Contact

Are you interested to join? Need more information?

Sophia Mohammed
Disability Inclusion Advisor
E-mail: s.mohammed@light-for-the-world.org
Mobile: +211 954 683 737

Address: Hai Tarawa, Munuki Payam along Gudele Road (ICCO Compound), P.O. Box 613, Juba, South Sudan

The trainings & meetings will be held at an accessible location, if you have any specific needs, please let us know. We are happy to accommodate.

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