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A cadre of rural men and women with ability to increase the promotion of group decision-making, self-reliance, genuine participation, accountability, transparency, gender awareness, personal savings and credit.
The Uganda Change Agent Association Village Change Agent Training (VCAT) is designed to reach rural men and women who are leaders or potential leaders in their communities, but who are unable to attend residential workshops.
VCAT is ideal for leaders of self-help groups and community-based organisations as well as Local Council Executive Members at all levels
VCAT is designed for 28 days of training structured in 14 two-day non-residential workshops that can be held at village, parish or sub-county level. However, VCAT can also be delivered in 3 residential workshops structured in two 2-week workshops and one 1-week residential workshop; separated by two two-week periods of fieldwork.
VCAT can be facilitated with the help of the UCAA VCAT Package by UCAA trained Change Agent.
Cash book accounting, Communication, Facilitation, Poverty Analysis, Development Theory, Gender Issues, Conscientisation and the VCA, Working with groups, Group Funds Savings and Credit, and Income Generating Activities
TRAINING METHODOLOGY AND ORGANISATION:
Highly participatory and self-reliant. Learning is through discussion, discovery and practice. There are no lectures.
Full membership is reserved for only those who have undergone an 8-week Change Agent Training Course recognised by UCAA.
Other individuals and organisations supportive of the Association's vision are welcome to join as Working Partners. They enjoy all the benefits of a full member except voting rights in national elections.
UCAA members are organised into 233 branches located all over Uganda. Branches are formed according to the geographical location of Change Agents and the minimum number of Change Agents to form a branch is five.
As of 2015 we have over 4,000 rural men and women who have been trained as change agents.
UCAA has trained these change agents in communication and facilitation, poverty analysis, gender issues, development theory, conscientisation and the work of a Change Agent, working with groups, group funds and income generation, double-entry bookkeeping, feasibility and viability analysis.