Nkundabana training manual


Nkundabana training manual: English

Nkundabana training manual: French

Training manual aimed at providing participants with the necessary skills to care and support orphans and vulnerable children of whom they will be taking charge.

Target audience

Nkundabana mentors, local authorities, Child Protection Committee members, voluntary association representatives, religious leaders, community leaders or caregivers.

Overall objective

To give Nkundabana mentors and other partners involved in implementing this model basic knowledge about the model, including important themes and monitoring and evaluation tools, so that they may effectively play their role in helping OVC.

Training objective
By the end of the training, participants will be well-equipped to assume their roles, responsibilities and obligations toward the orphans and vulnerable children of whom they will be taking charge.

More specifically, they will acquire basic knowledge on:

  • Child rights and protection
  • Policies, strategies and tools in force at the national level:
    • National Strategic Plan of Action for OVC
    • National OVC Policy for OVC
    • Minimum Package of Services for OVC
    • Vulnerability criteria and identification procedures for OVC
    • Child Status Index
  • The Nkundabana model: lessons learned, limitations, challenges and planning
  • The role of Nkundabana mentors: duties, expectations, code of conduct and behavior towards children
  • How to communicate with OVC
  • Data collection
  • Advocacy and resource mobilization
  • Nkundabana Associations