Location: Uganda

Language: English

JOSHUA THEMBO

Empowerment of communities is what I have devoted my efforts to. Through my eight (8) years working experience I have ably planned and executed training's for various categories of people. I have executed training's for partners like Reach A Hand, Reproductive health Uganda and PSI.

General Information

Employment Status
Employed part-time
Current Organisation Name
NAGURU TEENAGE INFORMATION AND HEALTH CENTER
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As a Trainer

Experience

Role
Lead trainer : Trained over 40 youth champions from Arua, Moyo, Adjumani, and Yumbe under the WAY program. Through this consultancy, I oriented young on Communication skills, Leadership, Advocacy, the roles of youth champions, Adolescent sexual reproductive health, youth friendly services ,life skills, teenage pregnancy and abortion, Contraceptives, STIs and HIV/AIDs, Gender based violence, Referral pathways, Drug and alcohol abuse.
Duration
05/28/2018 - 05/30/2018
Role
Trainer consultant for Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE/PSI) : I supported the institution as a consultant to pilot a comprehensive package of youth friendly SRH products and services to 214,144 female youth from the age of 15 – 24 years in four districts of the central region (Mukono, Buikwe, Wakiso and Kampala). This peer education consultancy aimed at enhancing information sharing and service provision of referrals to health facilities with youth friendly corners for young people aged 15-24, to have access to information, education and communication that is not only timely but correct and from an individual that a young person in comfortable with. This I did utilizing the PACE primary service delivery model which is the ProFam social franchise network.
Duration
06/05/2017 - 06/13/2017
Thematic Expertise
Maternal & Newborn health
Sustainable development goals (SDGs)
HIV/AIDS
SRHR policy & enabling environment
Technical Expertise
Program management
Fundraising
Networking & Partnership managements
Knowledge management
Strategic Expertise
Rights Based approach
Lobbying & advocacy
Programme development (theory of change)
Meaningful Youth Participation
Behaviour change communication
Youth empowerment
Methods used in training
I used Simulations and experiential learning approaches to help participants acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes . I further utilised brainstorming,experience sharing, forum theatre, participant led presentations, role-plays,lecture, demonstration, question and answer sessions.
How many trainings have you facilitated?
20+
Do you have experience with training of trainers?
Yes
I have trained the following groups
Civil Society
Inter-governmental organizations (UN,WHO,etc)
Youth
Media
Traditional leaders
Other
The main principles that influence my training approach are
Gender Equality
Diversity & inclusiveness
Evidence Based
Human Centred Design

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