Early Childhood Development and Disability Programs (eCDD)

Next start date: Partner organization specific

Duration: 4 modules of 4 days spread over 1 year with monthly mentorship

Language: English, Hindi and Marathi

Who can apply: Community-based organizations, community health workers

Course Overview

Ummeed partners with community based organizations (CBO) working in the space of maternal and child health to implement the Ummeed eCDD program.

Ummeed’s eCDD program offers:

1. Training for community health workers (CHWs) and their supervisors
2. Mentorship and periodic support with supervisors for problem solving and creating a
system of supervision to facilitate project implementation
3. Facilitation and support for organization’s management to better integrate child
development initiatives and goals with their current initiatives and goals

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Goals

Train community health workers to promote and monitor child development, and provide support to families of children identified with developmental delay
Train supervisors in project implementation with community health workers
Provide mentorship and continued engagement with stakeholders in the project to facilitate sustainability
Monitor impact of the program through qualitative and quantitative measures