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2nd TOT on "Social Mobilisation" at Islamabad on November 19-20, 2014

Importance of Social Mobilization (SM) is catalytic for the success of the development projects’ objectives and to ensure sustainable outcomes through change in behavior of the people—the primary stakeholders. SM is a key instrument developed and used by international public organizations like World Bank, UN, FAO and others and this tool also played key role in achievement of the objectives of social changes at grassroots i.e. community level. For example, Grameen Bank would never have become a model of microfinance if SM was not used to introduce its core philosophy to people needing micro financing. Behavior change is ensured only through two platforms: Advocacy and SM. Advocacy techniques are used to ensure changes in policies while SM is the only viable tool to ensure changes at grassroots level. This training is for all those who are key role players in Social Mobilization—the continuous process to sustainable development.

Training Objectives:

 The main aims of the training course are:

Ø  Orientation on social mobilization & PRA

Ø  To bring all at one wave length for participatory approach

Ø  Learns different styles of development efforts

Ø  Apply social mobilization techniques in their profession

Ø  Conceptual clarity on process of social mobilization and other related items


Course Contents:


1.      Social mobilization & social organization                                 

<image001.gif>      What is social mobilization?

<image001.gif>      Why social mobilization?

<image001.gif>      Empowerment of people?

<image001.gif>      Learning , re learning & unlearning

<image001.gif>      Aims of social mobilization

<image001.gif>      Major forms of mobilizations


1.1  Building blocks of mobilization-Social organization

<image001.gif>      Social organization at community level

<image001.gif>      What is village or community organization?

<image001.gif>      Types of village or community organization?


  1. Social mobilization strategy/ process

<image001.gif>      How to form a village organization?

<image001.gif>      Understanding the context

<image001.gif>      Initial visit and area selection

<image001.gif>      Stakeholder analysis and selection of activist

<image001.gif>      Community meetings

<image001.gif>      Forming structures

<image001.gif>      Training & capacity building

<image001.gif>      Making village/community development plan (CDP/VDP)

<image001.gif>      Implementation of village/community development plan (CDP/VDP) 


3.      Participatory tools & techniques                                                          

<image001.gif>      Introduction to participatory tools

<image001.gif>      Basics RRA, PRA & PLA objectives & features

<image001.gif>      PRA principles & pillars

<image001.gif>      VDP/CDP structures & phases

<image001.gif>      Introduction to VDP/CDP framework

<image001.gif>      Action planning

<image001.gif>      Monitoring tools

 Important Dates: The training will held on 19-20 November, 2014 at Islamabad. The last date to register is 14 November 2014.

How to Register? Registration can be done online at www.researchanalyticsintl.org/course_register.php or send an email attrainings@researchanalyticsintl.org.

Fee and Discount Policy: The total fee for two days attendance is Rupees 21,739/=. This fee includes training material, certificates, training notes, government taxes, two day lunch and teas. Following discount applies. Discounts are mutually exclusive.

      1. 6% discount for registration before 30 Oct. 2014
2. 5% discount for registration before 3 November 2014
3. 5% discount for registration of 3 to 4 participants from same organization
4. 10% discount for more than 4 registrations.

      5. 10 % discount for client organisations 

The fee can be paid by the following methods:

1.      Online Deposits at UBL (Branch Code: 1155)—School Road, Islamabad Branch: Acc #  000203686098

2.      Cross Cheque: Account Title: “Research Analytics International”

3.      Pay order/demand draft for “Research Analytics International”


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