Capacity building is an ongoing process through which individuals, groups, organizations and societies enhance their ability to identify and meet development challenges. WGI’s capacity building programmes are aimed at empowering and enabling individuals and local communities to take action for themselves to achieve change; this is done by providing training skills and experience sharing. Part of WGI’s capacity building programmes are done by her strategic partners in local communities (CBOs) through partnership arrangements

 

WGI’s capacity building activities are based on three key elements:

  1. Partnership
  2. Organizational development
  3. Community and Civil society strengthening

Who Do These Activities Reach?

  • NGOs/CBOs
  • Academic Institutions
  • Local Communities
  • Local Government Leadership
  • Legislators

Capacity Building Activities;

  • Creating citizens' understanding and appreciation of Policies, Laws and Institutional regulatory frame works with a view of Clarifying Citizens' roles, responsibilities and rights.
  • Assisting Stakeholders understanding the complexities and intricacies and the machinations associated with the extractive industry.
  • Educating beneficiary communities on the management aspects of rainwater, runoff, and operation and maintenance of the RWH facilities;
  • Conducting community training on use of water for production (farming & fisheries)
  • Training local community members in alternative livelihood skills to reduce pressure on lake, river and swamp resources;
  • Creating public awareness on climate change mitigation and adaptation measures strengthened in Uganda
  • Build the capacity of WGI, partners and other stakeholders on management of chemicals and pollutants i.e. promote safe-handling and disposal of chemical wastes and other pollutants

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