The Village Agent training was organized to build the capacities of 150 village agents from ADVANCE communities in the northern region. This is to equip village agents with the requisite skills and as well certify them to manage village savings groups in their communities and nearby communities when the project comes to an end.
Training of village Agents was grouped in to categories where districts closer to each other are brought together and a common training organized. Some of the topics to be treated during the training includes; how to conduct share-out, how to conduct loan meeting among others.
This training was done as part of sung foundation contract with ADVANCE ACDI/VOCA project activities. The Village Agents were taken through various activities to ensure that their groups are well sustained after the project comes to an end. The training of VAs was put into two categories, both categories of training lasted for three days.
The first categories which was held at catholic youth center from the 20th to the 22nd of December 2017,consisted of the following districts;West Mamprusi, Savelugu, Tamale Metro, Sagnarigu, Gushegu, Tolon.
At the end of the training for the first category,a total number of 26 village agents were trained and awarded with certificates to signify their participation as well as qualifications as approved Village Agents.