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WECF offers training programmes and capacity building

If you want to become a strategic partner of WECF, it is useful to know that we also offer hands-on training, knowledge-transfer, and build capacity with our projects. WECF believes this is the only way to achieve long-run sustainability.

WECF has gained high expertise in implementing innovative and environmentally friendly solutions for rural peri-urban areas. WECF offers the opportunity to pass on this know-how through training and capacity building. Trainings and capacity building is available on the issues of water, sanitation and energy.

Training programmes

With the keywords of participation and ingraining knowledge at local community, the trainings stand for access to basic resources through low-cost sustainable solutions.

The training components are supported by manuals and hand-outs. In the end of the training participants receive a DVD with training materials, pictures and videos. Training materials are available in English and the local language such as Russian, Kyrgyz, Georgian, Bulgarian and Romanian. The duration can vary from 1 hour for an informative lecture up to 5 days for advanced training programme.

Building on experience

WECF trainings combine capacity building with the piloting and upscaling of alternative technologies for access to safe and sustainable water and sanitation, energy and food.Through connecting people and disseminating information, facilitating ownership and responsibility, capacity is built for creating a healthy environment.

WECF uses its extensive network of over 150 partner organisations in 40 countries to understand the local context and meet local needs.

The trainings can take place in Eastern and Western Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia, and training materials can be developed in the local language.

Services for you!

Training programmes are developed together with the client and focus on learning by doing and reproduction of knowledge. Therefore, a maximum of hands-on workshops and participatory methods are generally recommended. Thus, WECF offers tailor made trainings on water, sanitation, and energy issues. WECF can train trainers, donors, IFIs, NGOs and local communities. WECF can add value to trainings with components such as gender, human rights, climate and minorities.

All profits from our WECF Expertise training packages are used to fund water, sanitation, energy, sustainable rural development and safe chemicals programmes in the EU and EECCA countries.

Examples of trainings

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