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Women are Coming Around the Corner

We were delighted to have sufficient response to justify another Introductory Course on the CHC Approach which was held from 26th – 30th April 2021. This was the first time we used the online Learning Platform for the materials and presentation and participants could follow the presentation on their own screen and access all course …

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Malawi Water Project’s assessment of our Zoom training

Helen Timoffee, Director of the Malawi Water Project March 31st. 2021 Even though our organization, The Malawi Water Project, already provided training on proper sanitation and hygiene to interested villagers, we found the training was not sufficient to achieve the behaviour change needed to improve the standard of health in families which would result in …

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Start up of CHCs in South Sudan, Malawi and Kenya through our e-learning course

The challenge has always been when starting a CHC to provide the extensive Toolkit of Visual aids which are needed to enable the 24 topics to be done in a participatory manner. Using tried and tested PHAST activities such as ‘3 pile sorting,’ ‘Ranking’ and ‘Blocking the Route’ we had to teach people online to …

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Planning a Community Health Club online course

After the great response and feedback from our first Introductory Zoom training we launched Module 2; Planning a CHC –  providing a step-by-step method of crafting a successful CHC Project. For this session participants had to have an actual project site for a Community Health Club. Module 2 which ran from from 10th November twice …

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Message of Appreciation from Masekelantaba Community

SPITZKOP WATER KIOSK IN GWANDA MUNICIPALITY WATER FINALLY REACHING THE MASEKELANTABA COMMUNITY Water is a driver for economic development and is essential for human survival. The importance of the precious resource has been emphasized over the years. According to the constitution of Zimbabwe amendment number 20, article 77, every person has the right to safe, …

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Wonders of  entrepreneurship through the  CHC Approach

CHCs, which were started a few years ago are being revived and a lot of activities have taken place within a short space of time through  the training of community based facilitators, skills training in  catering, plumbing, solar technology, hair dressing, dress making, improved stoves, and making safari pots and paving stones for sale.Two public …

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Launching Virtual Training for the CHC Model

Africa AHEAD Association conducted the  first online training using Zoom,  for the replication and scaling up of the Community Health Club Model into 8 new countries through training and mentoring of partners requesting to start CHC projects. Training consisted of three Modules with AAA certification for those completing all three modules. Module 1: 2nd October …

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Putting the ‘D’ for Development in A.H.E.A.D

Africa AHEAD has long been advocating for long term sustainable development of Communities, in a 4 stage process: starting with  health and hygiene, continuing to Stage 2 – the application of this knowledge for safe water and sanitation. Because CHCs are often started within the WASH Sector,  and despite the SDG call for more integrated …

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