Category: Capacity Building for DPOs

For more Non-Governmental Organization capacity building materials, see the portal on “Capacity Building for Non-Governmental Organizations"
  • Action on Disability and Development (ADD)
    • Supports disabled peoples organizations in Africa and Asia so they can actively promote the rights of all adults and children with disabilities to be fully included in society. Influences policy makers and development organizers to include the rights and needs of people with disabilities in all their work.
  • Adherence Support Worker Training Materials
    • This course teaches community volunteers to interact with patients in settings where they provide HIV education, treatment support, and ART adherence counseling. It also equips people to participate in the referral network and to reengage treatment defaulters. The material includes technical information and techniques for relationship building and couseling. Modules include didactic sessions, role plays, and group exercises.
  • APDIME Toolkit
    • Resources for HIV/AIDS Program Managers: Assessment, Planning, Design, Implementation and Monitoring, and Evaluation
  • Balancing, Building and Buffering: Helping People with Disability After 1 July 2006
    • A speech by Maryanne Diamond which explains how people with disabilities must take advantage of the changing laws on people with disabilities in Australia to further their position in society as a whole. She bases her strategy off of 3 principles 'Banlancing, Building and Buffering'.
  • Capacity Development and Partnership: Overview and Methodology
    • While this document is primarily a guide for staff members of Handicap International, it also contains a practical guide made up of four theme-based chapters containing questions relating to definitions examples of “capacity development.”
  • Disability Awareness in Action (DAA)
    • DAA is an international human rights network run by and for people with disabilities. Its efforts are particularly focused on people in developing countries. Has a briefing paper on disability and development; resource kits on topics such as organization building, fund raising, women with disabilities, and civil rights law.
  • Institutional Development Program
    • The Institutional Development Program (IDP) works to expand the capacity of organizations of and for the blind in Africa to advocate for opportunities for improved policies and equal participation for people who are blind and visually impaired.
  • Organizing a Workshop on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
    • Provides materials that are meant to help people who are thinking about organizing a workshop on the CRPD for people in their community.
  • Preparing Communities for Inclusion: The Role of Disabled Activists in India
    • Action on Disability and Development (ADD) India has trained over 150 disabled people as activists for social change in rural areas in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in South India since 1987. More than 5000 disabled people have since organised themselves into about 380 self-help groups. Many of these groups are addressing village issues such as drinking water, housing and land. They are not only concerned with their own particular needs related to their disability, but are motivating for water, housing, roads contesting local elections in their communities, and entering into positions of power. They are keen to address the disabling effects of poor living conditions and the relationship between poverty and disability.
  • Strategy
    • This serves as a guide to the mission of Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania. It describes the various strategies the organization employs to promote the rights and empowerment of persons with disabilities. PDF format.