Community Based Approach to Local Development
Monday, 01 December 2008

Training Programme for Community Organizations Launches in Odeska Oblast

On 27 November training programme for attracted by the Project community organizations (CO) started in Odeska oblast. First two days of trainings for COs from Bilgorod-Dnistrovsky rayon were dedicated to the art of CO management and planning.

Participants had the possibility not only to learn the basic principles of CO activity, keeping books, reporting, but also descussed practical activities for organizations registration, activity plan elaboration, and participatory decision making.

Opinions of participants about the new form of trainging are as follows:

·          ‘liked intelligibility and simplicity’;

·          ‘we will use a lot in our work’;

·          ‘I remembered that I am a bookkeeper, but I haven’t worked by profession for many years; now there is a possibility to use my knowledge and skills’;

·          ‘I will share what I learnt with members of our organization’.

Participants will meet again to learn how to make micro-project proposals in 3 weeks.
Meanwhile, 10 more communities of Ivankivsky, Kotovsky, Bolgradsky and Arzyzky rayons will join the training.