ROOTS - Tearfund resourcing organisations with opportunities for transforming and sharing

TILZ - Tearfund International Learning Zone

A webpage with a range of resources to support local organisations to assess and build their own capacity. It includes a capacity self-assessment and simple-to-follow training materials on a range of issues such as advocacy, child participation, organisational governance and project management. It is aimed at Christian development organisations but could be adapted for use for other organisations.

Resource type: Workshop materials with facilitators guide

Resource application: To support partners to assess and build their own capacity.

Basic facilitation skills would be needed to conduct the assessment and workshops. This tool has been used extensively with local organisations in a number of countries.

Pillar: Partnership
Building Blocks: capacity development

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