ACT Ubumbano invites community activists to participate in a training and mentorship programme over 8 weeks from July to September 2020

“Community organisers need to develop the skills to write analytically, to be more conscious of their own power and manage it actively to ensure that community voices are heard and responded to.”

– Ubumbano Voice

Through an interactive process, participants will receive guidance coaching in the developing the following skills:

  • Identifying key community problems requiring action
  • Gathering information to develop understanding of the problem
  • Analysing the problem to arrive at options for change
  • Developing ideas for community action
  • Writing an investigation report

Participants will be expected to

  • Attend one session a week, each session will last 1 ½ hours
  • Engage in information gathering and writing activities for 3-4 hours a week

The course will run over eight weeks and will be held via WhatsApp and Zoom Platforms. All activities will consider the rules for social distancing.

There are only ten spaces available. To apply please complete the form below, or email your application to before DEADLINE DATE