Community Leaders Capacity Building Workshop and Community Engagement Forum

Kabwe, May 22-23, 2024

In an endeavour to strengthen advocacy and capacity building efforts on public procurement the project, CUTS team travelled to Kabwe District in the Central Province of Zambia.
These activities in Kabwe were supported by the Restless Development Head Office located in same city. This was preceded by courtesy visits paid on the District Commissioners Office, the District Educations Board Secretary (DEBS) and the Council Secretary’s Office. The activities that followed included;

  • – A half-day capacity building workshop on 22nd May, 2024 for Five (5) Community Leaders on the different regulatory pieces pertaining to public procurement, a training on a monitoring toolkit to enhance their advocacy, oversight, and monitoring role in the procurement processes in the education sector and to reinforce their role in actively participating in community oversight for improved service delivery.
  • – Facilitating a Community Engagement Forum: A half-day community engagement forum which was held on 23rd May, 2024 for twenty–five (25) community members, local government, media, CSO representatives, to enhance the capacity of stakeholders and improve their analytical skills so that they can effectively engage with public procurement in Zambia, using the education sector as a lens.