Capacity development

Strategic Objective:
To Strengthen and enhance the capacity of churches, Christian organizations and Christian networks to comprehensively respond to the HIV and AIDS pandemic.

* Resource bank
PACANet implements an innovative operation model and has brought together a team of Christian professionals in various fields to serve the African constituency. Identification of organizations and individuals with skills, experience and expertise, compatible with PACANet values and ethos was done. The members of the resource bank continue to serve to address identified capacity needs of constituency partners, CCANets and the Secretariat where applicable. To harmonize standards of service delivery by various resource bank organizations, PACANet held a joint harmonization workshop the resource bank members in 2010.

* Training of Trainers workshops have been held for all the existing CCANets to build a pool of resource persons at national level. Together with the resource organizations, PACANet also provides training in:
a) Programme development and  management;
b) Institutional development and management;
c) Financial management and accountability;
d) Resource mobilization
e) Monitoring and evaluation
f) Governance and leadership
g) Programme design and management

* PACANet is yet to hold lessons learned conferences at sub regional levels (Eastern, Southern and Western Africa)