Updated: Thursday 25 September 2014

GLOWS-Kebele Water Safety Plan training course in Adama on September 15-20, 2014 in Adama for the COWASH Regional Support Unit and Water Bureau representatives

COWASH together with MetaMeta organized the GLOWS-Rural Water Safety Planning Training in Adama German Hotel on September 16-20, 2014. 29 (2 female) experts from Federal COWASH, MetaMeta, COWASH Regional Support Units and from Regional Water Bureaus came together to learn how to facilitate safe rural water assessments and action plans preparation.

GLOWS modules 1-10 and Kebele Water Safety Plan Guideline provided the main resources for the training. The participants learned Kebele water safety plan preparation and its concept from resource protection to the point of use of water. They also learned to understand the participatory approach, how to facilitate the woreda staff trainings to become more participative and how to develop support materials to be used in participatory training. Another achievement of the training was the during the process participants also completed the Amharic translation of the Kebele WASP Guideline.

This training provided skills for the RSUs to develop PowerPoint Poster presentations and facilitate the Kebele WSP ToT training for the Woreda Water Safety Team. They furthermore learned techniques for team building.

The English and Amharic versions of GLOWS and Kebele WSP Guideline are attached here.