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14 Jul 2019


Job Description


The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization with a mission to work with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change. ADRA Somalia belongs to the world wide network, comprised of more than 130 supporting and implementing country offices. ADRA is seeking services of a professionally qualified and experienced consultant to conduct a training on Nutrition, Cookery and Hygiene.


The purpose of the consultancy is to train and capacitate women members of the Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) groups, to enhance their capacity in preparing wholesome meals for their families as well as act as change agents the rest of the community on aspects of nutrition. It is hoped that by the end of the training, the trainees will be able to advice on the mother and child nutrition and hygiene and identify malnutrition cases.


To train women selected from four farmers’ groups in basic nutrition for mothers and children and identification of malnutrition in children.

The training should address key issues of nutrition through cookery and hygiene, promotion of improved nutritional practices, and identification of cases of malnutrition in the community. Focus should be laid on the cooking of vegetables easily available in Somali as well as introduce establishment of kitchen gardens to the members.

Main Responsibilities

Provide a participatory training to 5 groups each having about 40 members drawn from VSLA groups in Lasanod district in Somaliland in nutrition cookery and kitchen gardening. Each training will be held separately.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Technically competent in handling nutrition, cookery, hygiene and kitchen gardening issues
  2. The consultant needs to be a good and proven trainer with excellent training skills and methodologies suitable for adult learning.
  3. Ability to train adults with low education levels
  4. Availability to undertake the assignment

For the full Terms of Reference (TOR) please visit ADRA Somalia website Interested persons should send the applications, CV and technical and financial proposal to by 20th July 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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