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Offer: Capacity Training for Grassroots Communities

Our organization offers capacity building opportunities at affordable fees for grassroots communities .Our fields of specialization are Youth capacity building, women rights, HIV/AIDS Community based care and support services, Memory Book development and Project Management.

In case there is an organization in need of trainings in any of the above fields , do not hesitate to contact us on :

Tel:+254 722933591

Thank You

Leonida Odongo


erica's picture

training opportunity

Hi Leonido Odongo,
Its my pleasure to learn of the training programme you are offering.I will be grateful to get more information concerning the training programe.Our organisation is very interested to participate.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Best regards

Dear Erica

Kindly find information regarding out training.More information can be got by going to Google then Ebony Youth and Orphans Support Initiative Kenya.

Ebony Youth and Orphans Support Initiative as a project idea was formulated in 2003, by a group of five former Centre for African Families Trainer of Trainers in HIV/AIDS community based care and support services.

Come 2005, the organization was registered by the Kenyan Ministry of Gender, Culture and Social Services as a community based organization with Reference Number 3261. The goal of the organization is to empower vulnerable groups in the community with a focus on youth and widows.

EYOSIK envisions a world whereby youths and other vulnerable groups (widows and orphans) have a voice in development activities affecting them. The goal of the organization is to improve the lives of vulnerable groups specifically widows and orphans to enable them lead happy, healthy and independent lives.

Ebony Youth and Orphans Support Initiative Kenya has a team of trainers in Home based care, Supervision , Monitoring and Evaluation of community based care and support services, Youth Peer Education and Economic Social and Cultural Rights.

We solicit for organizations that are in need of training services and conduct the training for them.

Home based care training

The goal of the training is to develop skills of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHAs) and those affected in care and support delivery and further transfer these skills to the HIV infected and affected.

The other goal is to improve the quality of life for the PLHA and reduce HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination in the community

The above training is of two types, i.e. Training of Trainers (TOT) and Training of service providers. Tots are in addition provided with skills in conducting trainings in the community including sessions on public speaking and effective delivery. They are also empowered on development of work plans on home based care.

The Home based care training takes a duration of 2 weeks, it includes a field visit to organizations dealing with HIV such as those dealing with children infected/affected by HIV, Women living with HIV/AIDS .During field visits, trainees also visit families affected by HIV/AIDS and provide practice home based care services i.e. link what has been learnt in class with what happens in the field (theory to practice).

Duration: 2 weeks

Memory Book Development Training
The goals of the training are:
To help in documenting family history
Improve communication among family members
Help siblings keep in touch after their parents death
Help prepare children for final separation

Duration: 4 days

Economic Social and Cultural Rights training

This is tailor made for various organizations and entails taking participants through various Human Rights documents as well as advocacy on human rights.ESCR training also entail sessions on legal rights awareness

Duration: 5days

Youth peer Education Training

This training package empowers youths on behaviour change, formation of youth peer education clubs as well as empowerment on public speaking and basic business skills for youth livelihood development.

Duration: 5days

. The client is responsible for accommodation and food for participants during the training including stationery. After the training, the client is provided with a comprehensive training report.The costs of the trainings are negotiable .

Ebony Youth and Orphans Support Initiative Kenya has successfully conducted trainings for :
Tai Self Help Group
Nyumbani Children’s Home Lea Toto Program
Wadeville Women Group
Kenya Network of Women with AIDS ( through a micro credit organization)
Centre for African Family Studies

For further information do not hesitate to get in touch

Best Regards
Leonida Odongo


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i wish to participate in the training

Hello Leonido

Wish to know if the training program is still available cos i will like to participate in this training .


''Every woman have a story at every stage of Life''

Amani K's picture


Hi Leonido,

My name is Dr. Karambu Ringera of International Peace Initiatives ( We are based in Meru, Kenya. I am interested in organizing a training for women living with HIV/AIDS and youth in my constituency. Please send me more info so we can organize for this. Send me info via my email.
Thank you for your work.


Dr. Karambu Ringera
Founder and President, International Peace Initiatives
Vice President, Global Ecovillages Network (GEN) Africa
Advisory Board Member, Women Human Rights Institute, University of Toronto
Member and Delegate, Soroptimist Internationa

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