Facilitators: Outcome Mapping
Steff Deprez works as a freelance consultant specialised in programme design, monitoring and evaluation. His Outcome Mapping experience started in 2004 with the design and monitoring of an Environmental Education Programme in Zimbabwe. Between 2006 and 2010, he worked as Programme Advisor for VECO in Indonesia. During this time, he facilitated the development of an OM-based framework for VECOs value chain programmes and a learning-oriented monitoring system – Planning, Learning and Accountability system applied in 12 countries. As part of his freelance consulting, he provides in-house & public OM trainings, facilitates workshops on the M&E process of OM and is advises organisations in developing OM-based project monitoring and evaluation systems. In 2010, he coordinated the compilation of a contextualised Indonesian Outcome Mapping manual. Steff is a steward of the Outcome Mapping Learning Community and is currently working on an online Outcome Mapping Practitioners’ Guide. He works as a freelance consultant and as a part-time PLA Coordinator at VECOs head office in Belgium. Steff has a keen interest in contextualising OM to fit specific programme needs and setting up relevant, useful and pragmatic monitoring and learning practices.
For the last 6 years, Glowen has worked extensively in project management that targets deprived communities. This includes working at the General Agricultural Workers Union where she coordinated the activities of a governance project focused on trade policy and food security In Ghana. She presently serves as the Managing Director at Participatory Development Associates. She has also managed the Mwananchi Ghana Project since 2010 – which is an evidence-based action research project funded through the Overseas Development Institute, UK. Mwananchi Ghana focuses on information and communication in governance. Glowen has been involved with facilitating the application of Outcome Mapping across 11 civil society groups.
Tony Dogbe is a co-founder of Participatory Development Associates (PDA) Ltd and was its Managing Director for 11 years. Before this he was the Executive Director of the Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) for nearly 9 years. Over his 30 year career as a development practitioner, has focused on programmes that involve working with communities, facilitating community-driven development, facilitating participatory development processes and the management of civil society organizations. He is an experienced facilitator and a member of the Outcome Mapping Community.
Facilitator: Community-Driven Development
Tony Dogbe, Msc
Tony Dogbe is the lead facilitator for the course on Working with Communities. Tony holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Political Science and MSc in Community Organisation for Rural Development. Tony is a co-founder and currently the Managing Director of Participatory Development Associates (PDA) Ltd, which was founded in 2001. Before this he was the Executive Director of the Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) for nearly 9 years. He also worked for VSO for 3 years as a Programme Officer and served for 4 years as a member of its international Board of Trustees. His work, over his 29 year career as a development practitioner, has focused on programmes that involve working with communities, facilitating community-driven development, facilitating participatory development processes, and NGO management. He is an experienced facilitator and a member of several NGO advisory or governing boards.
Facilitators :Access To Law and Justice
Chris Dadzie (LLB Hons)
Chris is a seasoned lawyer and passionate human rights advocate and educator. She has worked as an Assistant Director of Legal Services in the Ghana Armed Forces; pioneer Director of Legal and Investigations and later of Public Education and Anti-Corruption in the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ); Policy Analyst in the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC). As a past President of FIDA Ghana (International Federation of Women Lawyers) and a member of other civil society organisations engaged in gender, rights based advocacy and law reform, she has gained expertise for conduct of high quality empowerment programmes for promoting good governance and social justice.
Nana King Sikaba (LLM)
Nana joined PDA in November 2012 and works as the Programmes Manager. She is a dedicated human rights advocate who, after working as a corporate lawyer for several years, consequently changed her career. She worked in the human rights sector in London for the Kurdish Human Rights Project and for Afrimap at OSIWA, before working as Program Officer at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) Africa Office in Accra and as National Coordinator of the Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI), Ghana. Since joining PDA, she has worked as National Project Coordinator for the Mwananchi Project Ghana, which focused on using innovative communication strategies enable citizen participation in Governance, and has been managing several other projects.
Facilitator: Sage L50 Accounting
Nana Kwasi Agyepong
Nana Kwasi Agyepong leads the team that facilitates the Sage L50 course. He has over 10 years’ experience in the use of Sage Accounting Software. He first used the package as Accounts Officer at Kokayi School at Finsbury Park, North London. Since then Nana has used the software as an Accountant at many organisations including Borough of Lewisham in United Kingdom and Ghana Integrity Initiative. His current work as an independent consultant includes clients such as Ghana Community Radio Network and affiliate stations, Brite Life Financial Services, Beneficial Financial Services. He is Sage Reseller and Trainer and he has trained many accountants both in a class room setting and one-on-one coaching. In addition to Sage Accounting software, he has a broad range of experience in business Management and administration. Nana holds Masters in Finance from University of Leicester and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) with option in Financial Management and Administration.
Facilitator: Movie Maker
Bernard Alando is Knowledge and Communications Officer at Basic Needs Ghana. He has practical knowledge of Movie Maker, with about eight years experience of working with it as an advocacy tool. He is has also been a tutor of various software packages including the Microsoft Office package, Adobe Photoshop and In Design. Bernard also has seven years experience in development work, particularly in communication.