1. Teachers’ Training
Teachers Training is important tool of the project. Sewa provides pre-employment course of one-week duration, employment course of 3-day duration and refresher courses annually.
Through Teachers Training, Teachers are taught:
- Lesson plan preparation and delivery of lectures.
- Maintenance of school registers and records.
- Use of teaching aids.
- Division of lessons per period per day to complete the syllabus.
- Collective Teachers Training ensures uniformity and standardization of teaching due to extensive demonstrations and practice.
- Multi-grade teaching training enables teachers to deal with class I-V simultaneously.
2. Health Education Training
Preventive is better than Curative, the other component of the project is raising consciousness about Health Education among community. Most of the diseases are the cause of inattention of personal hygiene. In this regard Sewa appointed 06 Rural Health Promoters (RHP) in 06 different villages of nearest the Health Centre, the RHPS are trained through the Training workshops of Primary Health Care and Health Education. SDTS also published the learning leaflet / brochures, Training workshop reports and a Training Manual on Health Education for Rural Health Promoters, Health workers, Community workers and Health Practitioners. The RHP keeps the linkages between women of the area and keeps their record especially pregnant women’s. Responsibilities of RHPs’ were: v To provide Health Education v To form / constitute women group. v To keep the record of Mother Growth Oral dehydration, Breast Feeding, Immunization
3. Vocational Training
Sewa established a Vocational Training Centre for Women at Muhalla Nizamani Khairpur to built Skill & Professional Training in the women. 250 women have been trained and 30 trainees are getting training of sewing, stitching and Embroidery work on machines and Hand. Every six months new badge for training admitted for further next six months training.
4. Volunteer’s Training:
Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO)
October 2011: SDTS participated in a “A Course of Volunteer Management System” organized by Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO) in Islamabad. Many participants from different organizations across the country participated.
20th November 2011: In the follow-up of that action plan, SDTS organized a seminar on “Promotion of Volunteerism” in KFC Hall, Sukkur.
A total of 30 participants from different youth groups attended the seminar. Mr. Riaz Manglo, SDTS Manager of Finance (SDTS), shared his volunteering experience at Global Xchange visit and his experience of leading the Sachal Youth Forum since 2007.
5. Youth/Farmers Training:
on Climate Change
Climate Leadership for Effective Adaptation and Resilience (CLEAR) is a five-year initiative of LEAD Paksitan focusing on climate change impacts on the lives of poor people and farmers in southern Sindh and Punjab. The project aims to empower and equip local stakeholders to streamline their local climate adaptation practices and develop district-based local adaptation plans of actions (LAPAs).
Mr. Khadim H. Dahot, Managing Director of SDTS, is Master Trainer for the CLEAR Project and attended a 2nd training workshop on “local adaptation plans of actions (LAPAs)” held in hotel Regent Plaza Karachi in September 2012.
SDTS conducted a one-day orientation session with community stakeholders to sensitize them about climate change and its impacts in the country, and how they can contribute to face climate change challenges.
6. DRR Training:
Sewa Development Trust Sindh-SDTS in collaboration with iMMAP Pakistan and USAID conducted two day training workshop for humanitarian practitioners and local NGO on the topic “Disaster Risk Reduction” from April 3-4, 2013 at Karoonjhar Restaurant in Bilawal Park Khairpur. Total 36 participants representing youth groups, NGOs and civil society organizations participated and got certificates.
The workshop objectives were to build capacity of humanitarian partners on disaster risk reduction management to be prepared with DRRM techniques and make communities of vulnerable and affected areas to be sensitized to face and deal with upcoming natural disasters.