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Improving the wellbeing for people with mental disabilities in the Kigoma region


The aim of this project is to reinforce the staff of KTC to improve the quality of education for future care providers (social workers and nurses), by on-the-job training on how to embed competence based learning strategies in a blended learning approach in their daily teaching practice. Content focus will be on improving the well-being of people with mental disabilities, using the principes of evidence based practice as a way for quality of care improvement. Thus targeting the general objective of the project: Improving the well-being of people with mental disabilities in Kigoma region.

The project will recruit two project officers to strengthen the KTC staff. These employees will be at KTC for the entire duration of the project (and afterwards), act as change agents and carry out important project activities.

UCLL we will coach these project officers and we be the main partner in the workshops to train the entire staff in innovative teaching methods and research skills.

Intervention type

South Initiatives


01/01/2020 - 31/12/2021

This project is being implemented in:
Flemish promoter Jo Gommers
Local promoter Louis Kusaya
GEO Ezra Charlier
GEO Nadja Van Endert
Local partner institution UC Limburg
visit https://www.ucll.be/
Local partner institution Kigoma Training College
visit www.ktc.ac.tz
Budget € 68.344