Director Gender and Community Development (D/G&CD)
Community Mobilization and Empowerment aims at mobilising communities to participate in the development process, providing functional skills to illiterate adults, harnessing culture for development and strengthening the family institution. It is critical for service delivery in all sectors thereby ensuring that communities are mobilised to uptake services offered and are able to demand access, manage and sustain them. The emphasis is on ensuring the population is functionally literate, their skills developed, culture promoted for development, family institutions strengthened and communities mobilised to demand and uptake government projects and programmes.
It is responsible for among others: provision of technical guidance and initiation of the development of policies, plans, guidelines and standards. It also over sees the delivery of services, monitors and supervises the implementation of policies and programmes for the sub-sector to ensure quality and standards. Not only is it responsible for advocacy and networking, but also training , skills development and provision of training materials as well as the support to the traditional leaders and promotion of culture and the family. Services for community mobilisation and empowerment are provided through