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Capacity Building for Grassroots NGOs


About us
Welcome to CDV Global Networking
We are a unique training organisation,
providing small grassroots NGOs fully
funded training programs, and access to
global networking opportunities through
our international Professional
Volunteering services.

Community Development Volunteer


We work with grassroots NGO’s across all development sectors:

• Gender equality • Sustainable development
• HIV, Health and Development and poverty reduction
• Crisis Response • Democratic governance and
• Climate and Disaster Resilience peace building

Supporting grassroots NGOs
4 to 7 day training
Funded Maximum 6 participants

Our training programmes are fully Rural
funded for NGOs who qualify.
If your organisation
works towards the
UN’s Global Goals and
All training programmes are held at your annual income is
your offices.
below $250,000 then
talk to us about fully
funded training for
Partners your team. We actively
seek to engage NGOs
working with
We work with you to create the marginalized, hard to
training your organization needs. reachcommunities.

+91 81291 75961
Professional Volunteers

Globally Skilled
• Training is delivered by mature and
experienced professional volunteers from
across the globe.
• You select them, based on their skills and
• We recruit and onboard them for you.

• We help them create the training

you require.
• They travel to you to deliver the
• You organise their accommodation
and travel during the training (at
no cost to your organization).

• You have the opportunity to access a

new, global network of experts and
• You can have 4 different trainings with
different volunteers every year.

NGO Partnerships

Locally Rooted
• Together, we undertake Training
Needs Analysis of your organization
and staff.
• Our skilled staff make assessments
and recommendations.

• Together with our Network

Managers you create your tailor
made training plans.
• We provide the training structure,
materials and knowledge.

• Our funding model means that your

organization can afford to have a
strong training strategy.
• Your team can learn from global
professionals – at no cost.

Training delivery

The training programmes that our volunteers deliver

directly to you are made up of 2 components:

Volunteer Prepared training:

Tailor Made to your needs.
60% of the training is designed in
collaboration with yourselves and our
volunteers. It is based upon our Training
Needs Analysis and your organizational
requirements. Together with our Network
Managers you’ll make the decisions on
what your needs are and we will find a
volunteer to match.

Business Essentials: Predesigned

for organizational growth. Tailored
The other 40% of the training is still
delivered by the volunteer, but through
prepared training modules that will help
bring your office up to speed on a number
of essential business functions, including
team building, communications skills and
Microsoft Office. You’ll be able to choose
which modules you want the volunteer to

Training delivery

The training programmes are competed at your office

over a number of days and have 3 components.

1: Part One Training:

This is the main part of the training
programme and will take between 3 to 5
days. Training will run from 10am to 4pm
most days. You’ll work out the schedule
together with the volunteer prior to their

2: Site Visit – during Part One

It is essential that the volunteer
understands the impact of the work that
you are undertaking, so 1 day of the training
will be dedicated to an informal site visit to
a community that your organization works
3: Part Two Training
This will comprise of 1 or 2 days
approximately 7 – 15 days after the initial
part 1 training. This enables the phase 1
training to be solidified and further
embedded into your organization. It’s also a
chance to grow your relationship with the
volunteer further.

Training delivery

Before a volunteer delivers training to you, there is a

detailed Training Collaboration Process that is essential
in ensuring that every training programme is a success.

NGO Partner Lead

A senior manager of the NGO. He or she
will spend about 4-6 hours consulting with
the volunteer on the training programme
content and requirements.

The volunteer is expected to spend upward
of 30-40 hours devising, designing and
creating your training programme. We
provide them with schedules, plans and
CDV Global Training Consultants
We provide all our volunteers with 1-2-1
Train the Trainer sessions via skype with our
experienced training consultants to help
them create and deliver your training

Training delivery

What to expect from the training programmes.

Western Style Training

Our training practices are tried and tested
and will engage your staff with numerous
types of learning approaches including
team exercises, active participation and
lots of fun! There are no lectures or
excessive note taking.

Professional Volunteers
Our volunteers are skilled in their field, and
want to share their knowledge and skills as
an equal. They will also want to immerse
themselves into your culture, and training
your staff may be one element of an
extended break in your country.

Materials & Translations
We provide a certain amount of materials
through the budget we provide for you. The
budget will also cover the cost of a
translator during the training programme if

Training delivery

A typical Training Programme will be structured into 6

hour days, with four 1-hour sessions per day.

P a r t One DAY 2-5 Part 2

DAY 1 Recap & Day overview Reflection & Feedback
Welcome & Introduction 10:00-10:15 09:30-10:15
09:45-10:15 Session 1 Session 1
Session 1 10:15 – 11:15 10:15 – 11:15
10:15 – 11:15 Break Break
Break 11:15-11:30 11:15-11:30
11:15-11:30 Session 2 Session 2
Session 2 11:30 – 12:30 11:30 – 12:30
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Lunch
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 12:30 – 1:30
12:30 – 1:30 Session 3 Session 3
Session 3 1:30 – 2:30 1:30 – 2:30
1:30 – 2:30 Break Break
Break 2:30 – 2:45 2:30 – 2:45
2:30 – 2:45 Session 4 Session 4
Session 4 2:45 – 3:45 2:45 – 3:45
2:45 – 3:45 Wrap up Wrap up
Wrap up 3:45 – 4:00 3:45 – 4:00
3:45 – 4:00 Last Day Last day
Wrap up 3:45 Wrap up 3:45
– 5:00 – 5:00

Field Visit
Start 7:00am
Return 5:00pm

Training delivery

Training programmes range in duration from 4 days to 7

days. You decide the length of the training programme
with our Network Managers.

Example of a 6 Day Training Programme:

Part 1 Training
4 Sessions per day 3 Office Days
Volunteer delivers 3 days of
training at the NGO’s office

Part 1 Site Visit

12 Volunteer created Sessions
1 Full Day
Tailor made
NGO Community

Part 2 Training
8 Business Essentials Sessions 2 Office Days
CDV Global Volunteer delivers 2 days of
training at the NGO’s office

Training Dates
You will work out the dates of the training programmes in
conjunction with the volunteer who will be delivering the

Onboarding Process

From the day we send you our initial survey to the first day of
training the process is straightforward. Our Network Managers
are there to help you through the process. There are 3 stages:

o Complete our initial survey and sign up on our website.

Stage 1 o Undertake Training Needs Analysis & Employee Surveys.
o Create a Training Plan with our Network Managers.

o Your Opportunity for volunteers goes on our

Stage 2 o Volunteers apply and you choose the appropriate
o Training Collaboration Process gets underway.

o Volunteer travels to your country.

Stage 3 o Volunteer delivers the training.
o Final training report is completed and funding is
paid out.

Note: We undertake due diligence on all our partner organisations and reserve the right to decline
our services to any organisiation that does not conform to the financial regulations of their home
country. We also reserve the right to offer our services within the scope of our mission.

Your Role

We work together to make everything run smoothly.

We do require Senior Management and Board endorsement from
all the organisations we work with, and one senior person must be
nominated as the CDV Global Partner Lead to take responsibility
for the progamme.

o Senior Manager - directly reports to ED/CEO/Board.

o Authorised to sign off on contracts & budgets.
o Authorised to make final decisions on training &
volunteer recruitment. lead
o The main point of contact for the volunteer and
training collaboration process.

o Your staff members are involved with the whole

process including staff training evaluations. Staff
o There must be a commitment to make your staff
available for the duration of the training.

o For the duration of the training programme you will

be responsible for managing and organizing the
volunteer’s food, accommodation and Volunteer
o The Partner Lead also takes responsibility for the
volunteer’s safety & security during the programme.
o Our funding model includes any costs incurred by
your organization on behalf of the volunteer.

Next Steps


I am Parvathy, your Network

Manager. I’m really excited to
have the opportunity to work

You can reach me at:

+91 81291 75961

Parvathy .KA
Network Manager - India
o You can follow this link to go to our Initial
survey to start the joining process.


o Or scan the QR code in the corner to go

our survey.


Our mission is to help fulfill the United Nations Global

Goals for Sustainable Development by increasing the
skills of small, grassroots development organizations
based in remote, rural areas of developing countries. ​

We believe that by linking professionals and

development organizations together, we increase
organizations' ability to positively impact the individuals
and communities they serve.

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