ARASA conducts an annual training of trainers (ToT) programme

ARASA conducts an annual training of trainers (ToT) programme aimed at strengthening and supporting civil society capacity for effective HIV, TB, sexual and reproductive health and human rights advocacy in southern and east Africa. The ToT programme accommodates representatives of civil society organisations working on HIV, TB, SRHR and human rights from 18 countries across the region. Since the commencement of the programme in 2008, 212 people have completed the ToT. The programme comprises four modules that include human rights, HIV/TB prevention and treatment literacy, monitoring and evaluation, communication, project management, financial management, advocacy strategies and other skills gaps identified at the Annual Partnership Forum. The 2015 TOT is being attending by 37 participants from 18 countries and consists of Parliamentarians, as well as a person living with disability, a first for the TOT. Download the presentations from Module 1

TOT Radio Interview

This year's TOT has a Broadcast Journalist, Wesley Kumwenda from Malawi. Wesley produces the Vyamchindindi radio programme which focuses on HIV/AIDS and Mental Health. He also works for the Network of Journalists Living with HIV in Malawi (JONEHA). To listen to his radio interview about the TOT, please click here.