Livelihoods Portfolio



London, England, with training conducted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
January 2009 – December 2009

Developed user-friendly, field-tested guidance that will assist practitioners in applying a sustainable livelihoods approach to community based and church based programmes that support those affected by HIV and AIDS. The guidance aims to: (1) assist practitioners to integrate livelihoods initiatives into existing church based models of HIV prevention, care and support, and treatment programmes and, (2) inform the design of new HIV-friendly livelihoods initiatives. This guidance, entitled Think Livelihoods! A Facilitators Guide for Applying a Livelihoods lens when working with People, Households and Communities affected by HIV and AIDS, is currently being piloted in Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya. Consultant conducted week-long training workshops for practitioners (in Ethiopia) on how to use the Guidance.

World Vision International
Singapore and Johannesburg Offices: March–June 2008

Conducted research and developed a lessons learned document on applying a livelihoods framework to emergency response programming using WV programs in Swaziland, Zimbabwe and the Asia Tsunami countries as case studies. Document is available on request.


World Vision International
July-Dec 2007

Developed DM&E Guidelines for World Vision International entitled Making the LEAP -- Applying the LEAP Framework to WV Food Programming.

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April – Nov 2006

Wrote chapters on M&E, Nutrition, Food for Education, Humanitarian Response, Livelihoods and Social Protection for FANTA/WFP Handbook entitled Food Assistance Programming in the Context of HIV.