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Community-based rehabilitation : CBR guidelines|Livelihood component

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
et al
2010

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This component of the CBR Guidelines focuses on inclusive livelihoods. It describes "the role of CBR is to facilitate access for people with disabilities and their families to acquiring skills, livelihood opportunities, enhanced participation in community life and self-fulfilment." The guideline outlines key concepts, and then presents the core concepts, examples and areas of suggested activities in each of the following five elements: Skills development; Self-employment; Wage employment; Financial services; Social protection. This guideline is useful for anyone interested in livelihood component of CBR

Our home is where the heart is : a young homemakers' guide

HOAEB, Aini N
LIYAMBULA, Aune S
STEINITZ, Lucy Y
July 2008

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This is a practical book for children and youth who are caring for others and managing a home. It is also intended as a guide for community caregivers, volunteers and relatives who oversee these households, and who voluntarily assist the children as much as possible

Practical financial management for NGOs : getting the basics right. Taking the fear out of finance

LEWIS, Terry
January 2006

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A very comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to effective financial management. NGOs operate in an increasingly challenging and competitive environment and their success and survival is dependent on effective use of financial management tools, to guarantee accountability to donors, efficient use of scarce resources and programmes' sustainability. The handbook covers all relevant financial aspects of an NGO, including initial system design, planning and budgets, bookkeeping, financial statements, financial reports, risk management and cash control, and auditing. Appendixes contains useful examples of main financial operations and activities

Improving access and use of psychotropic medicines : mental health policy and service guidance package

FUNK, Michelle
et al
2005

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This module defines the respective roles of the public, private (for-profit) and NGO (not-for-profit) sectors in the financing and provision of psychotropic medicines. It identifies organizational arrangements in these sectors to meet the objectives of access. The guidance sets an agenda for capacity building and organizational development and provides guidance for prioritizing expenditure and making decisions on resource allocation
Note: This module is part of a guidance package that consists of a series of interrelated user-friendly modules that are designed to address the wide variety of needs and priorities in mental health policy development and service planning. Its recommended for use by policy makers, service planners representatives or associations of families and carers of people with mental disorders

Guarantee funds for small enterprises : a manual for guarantee fund managers

DEELEN, Linda
MOLENAAR, Klaas
2004

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This manual presents practical information about guarantee funds aimed at small entrepreneurs, highlighting that guarantee funds play a vital part in the recovery of a weak economy. It provides an introduction and useful information such as types of guarantee fund models and monitoring information. This resource is useful for guarantee fund managers in developing countries

Mental health financing : mental health policy and service guidance package

FUNK, Michelle
et al
2003

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"This module provides practical guidance to assist countries with the financing of mental health care. The aims of the module are to: (1) provide a conceptual introduction to key issues related to the financing of mental health care; (2) set out a step-by-step approach addressing these key financing issues, recognizing that the steps may need to be adapted and tailored to the circumstances of each country; (3) link the steps to activities defined in other modules. The Introduction emphasizes financing as a major driver of the system and indicates the need to integrate this function with policy-making and planning. Steps are then presented to assist countries in their financing efforts. These steps are not intended to be prescriptive or rigid. Instead they identify critical activities related to financing which should be addressed in order to build and sustain a mental health system that meets priority needs and produces desired outcomes. Barriers to mental health financing are also reviewed"
Note: This module is part of a guidance package that consists of a series of interrelated user-friendly modules that are designed to address the wide variety of needs and priorities in mental health policy development and service planning. Its recommended for use by policy makers, service planners representatives or associations of families and carers of people with mental disorders

Resource centre manual : how to set up and manage a resource centre

O'SULLIVAN, Sheila
et al
2003

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Contains practical information on all aspects of setting up and managing a resource centre, from planning, fundraising and finding a suitable location, to collecting and organising materials, developing information services, and monitoring and evaluating the work of the resource centre. It assumes that most readers will use manual systems for organising information, but also explains how computers can be used in resource centres, including e-mail, Internet and databases. It describes how to select database software, and contains a detailed review of three leading database programs. It includes a list of organisations and publications that can provide further information

Program development

NATIONAL MINORITY AIDS COUNCIL
2002

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A guide to effective programme development, understood as an ongoing, comprehensive planning process used to establish programmes. This manual, which draws on the experience in HIV/AIDS programmes, presents a series of seven steps to help organise ideas throughout the planning and implementation process: 1) needs assessment; 2) developing mission, goals and objectives; 3) identifying funding resources; 4) assigning leadership tasks; 5) programme design; 6) programme implementation; 7) evaluation. This manual is specifically aimed at NGOs working with HIV/AIDS, programme planners, financial managers and grant writers

Scenarios from the Sahel : working in partnership to prevent HIV/AIDS. Replication guide

ENGER, Daniel
WINSKELL, Kate
Eds
1999

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Detailed description of a programme whereby young people in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso collaborate with leading African film directors to produce short films that are then broadcast throughout the continent. This guide is designed to be useful to replicators as they go about project planning, fundraising, project implementation, and monitoring and evaluation

The program development puzzle : how to make the pieces fit. A manual for creative assessment, design and grantwriting

SCHAFFER, Elisabeth N
STEWART, Cianna Pamintuan
YEE, Craig L
1997

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A comprehensive guide to effective programme planning. Good programme planning entails responding to community needs, communicating effectively with the community and funders, learning and replicating success stories, gaining support and writing successful proposals, making sure the programme stays current and relevant and serving better clients and beneficiaries. This manual, which draws on the experience in HIV/AIDS programs, presents a series of eight steps to help organise ideas throughout the programme planning process: 1) identify key players; 2) identify target audience and the problem; 3) assemble a programme planning team; 4) gather background information; 5) begin creative programme design; 6) finalise programme plan; 7) create a budget for the programme; 8) raise the funds necessary for the programme. This manual is specifically aimed at NGOs working with HIV/AIDS, programme planners, financial managers and grant writers

Managing a non profit : a guide for NGO managers

IVOM, Damian O

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The aim of the guide is to help develop the capacity of NGOs by critically analysing thematic areas with examples for effective NGO management in developing countries, especially Africa, thereby making them become accountable to the community they serve, the government and the funding agencies

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