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Care Groups Forward

This forum is for discussions related to the use of Care Groups activities in food security and nutrition projects - especially Title II, Food-for-Peace Development Food Assistance Programs. 

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Applying the Care Group Model in a Relief Context

Posted: 18 May 2017 by mdecoster
Last Post: 18 May 2017 by by mdecoster

Dear Care Group Forward Interest Group Members, I have been contacted by a graduate student, who is writing a master’s...

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Help us update the list of Care Groups Implementers

Posted: 25 Apr 2017 by mdecoster
Last Post: 25 Apr 2017 by by mdecoster

Hi everyone,   We aim to update the implementer information in caregroupinfo.org every year...

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Greetings-  It has come to our attention that perhaps a few out there may not be getting postings from the...

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Meeting Nov 30 on Care Groups Registers! Nov 30, 11:30 AM ET

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 by mdecoster
Last Post: 21 Nov 2016 by by mdecoster

We would like to invite everyone to our next interest group meeting,  Nov 30, 11:30 AM Eastern Time to...

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We are grateful to IMC for translating into Arabic The Practical Guide to Conducting Barrier Analysis and the Barrier...

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Hi everyone, Have you seen this new reference guide in the FSN Network resource library? http://www.fsnnetwork.org/...

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DFID Funded Care Groups

Posted: 13 Jun 2016 by BKittle
Last Post: 13 Jun 2016 by by btidwell

Greetings Again - I wonder if anyone has ever received funding from DFID to implement a project with the Care Group...

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Care Groups in India

Posted: 7 Jun 2016 by BKittle
Last Post: 7 Jun 2016 by by BKittle

Greetings All! I am wondering if anyone knows of any NGOs who are using the Care Group approach anywhere in India....

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Encouraging Parents to Play with Infants and Toddlers

Posted: 31 May 2016 by mdecoster
Last Post: 31 May 2016 by by mdecoster

Check out his article in the New York Times -- http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/22/opinion/sunday/to-help-kids-thrive-coach...

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Reading and Responding to Your Baby - Webinar

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 by mdecoster
Last Post: 13 Apr 2016 by by Gerald Zafimanjaka

Dear Care Groups Forward Interest Group Members, You may be interested in the recording of this recent webinar on the...

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I wanted to highlight the new Pathfinder training modules I recently explored, which are for teaching reproductive health...

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Online Meeting March 3rd 11:30 AM EST

Posted: 24 Feb 2016 by mdecoster
Last Post: 24 Feb 2016 by by mdecoster

Dear Care Groups Forward members, Please join us for a Care Groups Forward Interest Group meeting on March 3rd at 11:...

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Care Groups in Conflict Settings

Posted: 16 Feb 2016 by gillianmc
Last Post: 20 Feb 2016 by by gillianmc

Dear FSN Community, Does anyone have evidence in using Care Groups in unstable conflict settings (i.e. Syria)? I...

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Neighbor Group Registers - what extra info is collected?

Posted: 24 Sep 2015 by BKittle
Last Post: 9 Nov 2015 by by Lucia Gwete

I'd like to know if any Care Group programs ask their CG Volunteers (Lead Mothers) to collect more information than the...

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Care Groups and the Community Action Cycle

Posted: 2 Sep 2015 by cboswell
Last Post: 2 Sep 2015 by by cboswell

Has anybody tried merging/integrating the Community Action Cycle into Care Groups?

Care Groups and CLTS

Posted: 14 May 2015 by Elizabeth Crosby
Last Post: 4 Jun 2015 by by Elizabeth Crosby

Hello, Samaritan's Purse Liberia is using Care Groups and CLTS in the same program area and I was wondering if anyone...

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Nicole Weber from Mercy Corps in the DRC, using the Care Groups approach in a large WatSan project, has an...

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Care Group Registers

Posted: 23 Mar 2015 by niweber
Last Post: 31 Mar 2015 by by mdecoster

Hi all, We just finished the five day care group training, where both the neighbor mother and the care group volunteer...

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Care Groups training manual now available in French

Posted: 5 Jan 2015 by mdecoster
Last Post: 5 Jan 2015 by by mdecoster

Hi everyone,  I wanted to let you know that we have now posted the French translation of Care Groups: A...

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Care Groups in Emergencies

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 by harley.stokes
Last Post: 10 Dec 2014 by by harley.stokes

Hi all, International Medical Corps is conducting research on care groups in emergency settings. If you or your...

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Dear Care Group Forward,Concern Worldwide has recently finalized our Users Guide for Integrating the Care Group Model...

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Looking for French Speaking Consultant with Care Group experience

Posted: 1 Aug 2014 by mstakem
Last Post: 1 Aug 2014 by by NPS

Hello all,We are looking for a French Speaking consultant with Care Group experience for a few weeks ASAP to help pull...

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I am team leading an SBCC health evaluation in India starting next week. For infrmation on context of successful (or...

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In Search of Care Group Modules in French or Hausa

Posted: 5 Jun 2014 by mstakem
Last Post: 9 Jun 2014 by by KLadd

Hello everyone,We have some Care Group activities starting up in Niger, and were wondering if anyone already had modules...

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We wanted to let you all know that the CORE Group is currently organizing a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting on the...

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Census Training Manual from Concern Worldwide

Posted: 13 Feb 2014 by mdecoster
Last Post: 13 Feb 2014 by by mdecoster

I thought I'd call your attention to this new resource for the Care Groups Forward Interest Group./resource-library/...

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ISO: Care Group project in or near Nigeria for training visit

Posted: 24 Jan 2014 by rhower
Last Post: 29 Jan 2014 by by Patrick Coonan

Hello everyone,Someone from a community health project in Nigeria contacted me and is looking for a Care Group project...

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1. If our program using the PM2A approach and care groups planned to begin distributing food rations to women in their...

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 I am curious if there is any evidence to show that the integration of family planning is more effective through the...

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Building Sustainability into Care Groups Activities

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 by jburns
Last Post: 20 Aug 2013 by by jburns

Does anyone have examples of how you have built in sustainability to Care Groups activities?At IMC, we are currently...

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How would you engage fathers and grandmothers as influencers?

Posted: 30 May 2013 by mdecoster
Last Post: 30 May 2013 by by mdecoster

In this online discussion on engaging grandmothers and husbands as influencers, Cindy from PCI Global shared...

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Using CHWs as Care Group Promoters

Posted: 3 May 2013 by jburns
Last Post: 9 May 2013 by by CarolynWetzel

 Greetings, I am curious to know if anyone has experience with using government-paid CHWs as promoters in their care...

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I got interested in this topic decades ago when I worked with volunteer breastfeeding peer counselors and saw them...

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Introduction to Facilitation Cues for Care Group Volunteers

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 by mdecoster
Last Post: 22 Feb 2013 by by mdecoster

 Care Groups Forward members will be interested in this lesson that Mitzi Hanold developed using articulate...

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Care Groups Minimum Criteria Checklist

Posted: 6 Dec 2012 by mdecoster
Last Post: 11 Dec 2012 by by tdavis

FYI -- The Care Groups Minimum Criteria Checklist was reviewed, revised, and approved by the Care Groups Forward Interest...

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Ideas for Motivating Volunteer Health Workers

Posted: 29 Nov 2012 by kmacd
Last Post: 29 Nov 2012 by by kmacd

Hello CG Forward,I wanted to draw your attention to one of the sessions that from the FSN Network Knowledge Sharing...

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Request for Short Examples for Care Groups Manual

Posted: 2 Nov 2012 by mdecoster
Last Post: 2 Nov 2012 by by mdecoster

Dear Care Groups Forward members,I'm sure most of you are know about the new Care Groups Implementation Manual developed...

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