COWASH IV commenced Social Behavioural Change Communication training of trainers for Benishangul Gumuz COWASH stakeholders in Asossa City, Bamboo Paradise Hotel.

The objective of the training is to help the regional, and Woreda WASH experts to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate WASH social and behaviour change interventions at their local level and to cascade the training to frontline community workers at the woreda and kebele levels.

The training participants are Sanitation and Hygiene and Communication experts from the regional Health, Education, Women and Children and Water Bureaus, together with woredas who have well-established and functional Micro and Small Enterprises in WASH.

The training will be carried out over three days from 22-24 November 2022.  Ato Ebsa Feyisa, FTAT Behavioural Change and Communication Specialist is the lead trainer for the event.

Alongside the SBCC training, the Federal COWASH Junior Professional Officer Ville Juusela is expected to have a briefing and practical session on water quality.