VDF Core Services

a)   Designing and implementing Training programs based on evolving needs of our partners.  For this reason, for the past five years, VDF has conducted: 

•    Community Managed Micro Finance training (whether in the form of Loans and Savings Clubs - LOSAC or Village Savings and Loans - VSL)

•    Small Business Skills Development for small business people at community level 

•    Participatory Development Training using empowerment methodology

•    Leadership & participatory governance  Training for local leaders

•    Natural resource governance &  Advocacy Training for leaders of CSOs and Local government

•    Work with communities

•    TOT for community based trainers (mainly agriculture technicians and literacy facilitators)

•    Community Mediator Training for community based mediators

b)    We host residential training programs for other NGOs at our training centre in Voinjama

c)    We do community mobilization and animation

d)    We also provide consultancy services (to do community research, training, process facilitation, etc)