Food Security and Nutrition Network

Care Groups Forward

This group is composed of practitioners who are using the Care Group model.  The group creates Care Group tools and is helping to disseminate the model.

This is an open community of practice - all are welcome.

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Meetings and Events

The next interest group meeting will be on June 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM ET. Please access this Adobe Connect Meeting Room at the time of the event.

November 30, 2016: The group hosted a presentation on Care Group Registers, data collection, and some challenges implementers face. Jenn Weiss, Health and Nutrition Coordinator for Concern Worldwide Malawi, presented on how she has adapted the registers for her Care Groups in Malawi, and how she has overcome some of these challenges. 

May 5, 2016: The group hosted a presentation on the Man Are Partners (MAP) approach from International Medical Corps, as well as an activity on behavior change statement led by Bonnie Kittle, Behavior Change Specialist and Director of Kittle Consulting. Mary DeCoster, Senior SBC Specialist for the TOPS Program with Food for the Hungry and co-chair of the group, introduced a new (draft) tool on Care Groups, and went over groups updates and announcements.

November 12, 2015: Feed the Children and Hesperian Health Guides presented on Care Groups in Nairobi, Kenya's Kibera Slum. View meeting recording here.

Online Discussions

Click here to participate in an online discussion on the topic of Care Groups.

How to Get Involved

There are several ways to get involved:

  • Start or join an online discussion with members of the group at any time.
  • Sign up for the FSN Network Newsletter to stay informed of future Care Groups Forward meetings.
  • Click here to join the listserv of the interest group stay informed about future meetings.