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The USAID/Growth through Nutrition SBCC Resource Bank is a collection of nearly 60 print, video, audio and multi-media materials. These materials support Thematic Area: IR2. Promoting Optimal Nutrition, WASH, and Agriculture Behaviors. The materials are designed to improve nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific behaviors in rural smallholder farming communities and households in the Amhara, Oromia, SNNP and Tigray regions of Ethiopia.  The materials also include training packages and qualitative research reports that support improved nutrition SBCC programs.

The SBCC Resource Bank provides program managers and program implementers quick access to evidence-based SBCC materials that can help their programs improve nutrition outcomes for pregnant women, breastfeeding women, adolescent girls, infants and young children.

All of the resources in this SBCC Resource Bank are available for free and can be downloaded and used in your program. The sale of the images, content or materials in the SBCC Resource Bank is prohibited.

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Enhanced Community Conversations Reference Guide for Community Change Agents-Oromiffa

Description:

Reference guide for Community Change Agents who will facilitate Enhanced Community Conversations about the first 1000 days.

Resource Type: ECC Reference Guide
Topics/Keywords: First 1000 Days, Infant and young child feeding (IYCF), Maternal Nutrition, Training tool
Beneficiary Audience: CCAs, Frontline Workers Supervisors
Language: Oromiffa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Not Available
ECC Session: All

The Earn and Buy Game - Oromiffa

Description:

Includes a 1 square meter vinyl mat with printed images of nutrient-dense foods, staple foods, luxury items, soap, water treatment tablets, school uniforms, cooking fuel, alcohol and other common household purchases; 56 laminated cards indicating different Ethiopian currencies ('play money'); and written instructions for the facilitator.

Resource Type: Skills-building game
Topics/Keywords: Decision-making, Household budget and financial management, Nutrition-sensitive agriculture, Use of agriculture income to purchase nutrient-rich foods
Beneficiary Audience: Agriculture Extension Workers, Breastfeeding women, CCAs, DAs, Farming families with children under 2, Fathers of children under 2, Grandmothers of children under 2, Pregnant women
Language: Oromiffa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Agriculture Extension Worker, Community Change Agent (CCA), Development Agent (DA), Frontline Worker Supervisors
ECC Session: Session 4, Session 7

The Earn and Buy Game - Tigringa

Description:

Reference guide for Community Change Agents who will facilitate Enhanced Community Conversations about the first 1000 days.

Resource Type: Skills-building game
Topics/Keywords: Decision-making, Household budget and financial management, Nutrition-sensitive agriculture, Use of agriculture income to purchase nutrient-rich foods
Beneficiary Audience: Agriculture Extension Workers, Breastfeeding women, CCAs, DAs, Farming families with children under 2, Fathers of children under 2, Grandmothers of children under 2, Pregnant women
Language: Tigiringa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Agriculture Extension Worker, Community Change Agent (CCA), Development Agent (DA), Frontline Worker Supervisors
ECC Session: Session 4, Session 7

Menu Planning Game for Improved Dietary Diversity and Increased Frequency of Eating/Feeding-Oromiffa

Description:

The revised version includes a 1 square meter vinyl mat with printed images of 3 large bowls (for meals) and 2 small bowls (for snacks); a set of laminated food cards that include a variety of animal source foods, nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, staple foods, breastmilk, and also non-nutritious/junk foods (e.g. candy and sweets, biscuits, carbinated beverages); and written instructions for the facilitator.

Resource Type: Skills-building game
Behaviors: Plan menu for improved dietary diversity every day; eat at least one 3-STAR food every day; add at least one 2-STAR food and at least one 1-STAR food to every meal.
Topics/Keywords: Adolescent Nutrition, Dietary Diversity, Infant and young child feeding (IYCF), Maternal Nutrition
Beneficiary Audience: Lactating women, Pregnant women, Families with adolescent girls, Families with children 6-24 months old
Language: Oromiffa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Community Change Agent (CCA), Frontline Worker Supervisors, Health Extension Worker
ECC Session: Session 3, Session 8, Session 9

Menu Planning Game for Improved Dietary Diversity and Increased Frequency of Eating/Feeding-Tigringa

Description:

The revised version includes a 1 square meter vinyl mat with printed images of 3 large bowls (for meals) and 2 small bowls (for snacks); a set of laminated food cards that include a variety of animal source foods, nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, staple foods, breastmilk, and also non-nutritious/junk foods (e.g. candy and sweets, biscuits, carbinated beverages); and written instructions for the facilitator.

Resource Type: Skills-building game
Behaviors: Plan menu for improved dietary diversity every day; eat at least one 3-STAR food every day; add at least one 2-STAR food and at least one 1-STAR food to every meal.
Topics/Keywords: Adolescent Nutrition, Dietary Diversity, Infant and young child feeding (IYCF), Maternal Nutrition
Beneficiary Audience: Lactating women, Pregnant women, Families with adolescent girls, Families with children 6-24 months old
Language: Tigiringa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Community Change Agent (CCA), Frontline Worker Supervisors, Health Extension Worker
ECC Session: Session 3, Session 8, Session 9

1000 days Chest Badges-Amharic

Description:

A promotional material designed for building goodwill with project partners. This is the badge to be worn by woreda and kebele officials.

Resource Type: Chest Badge
Topics/Keywords: Not Available
Beneficiary Audience: Kebele Officials, Woreda Officials
Language: Amharic
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Government staff, Project staff
ECC Session: Not Applicable

1000 days Chest Badges-Oromiffa

Description:

A promotional material designed for building goodwill with project partners. This is the badge to be worn by woreda and kebele officials.

Resource Type: Chest Badge
Topics/Keywords: Not Available
Beneficiary Audience: Kebele Officials, Woreda Officials
Language: Oromiffa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Government staff, Project staff
ECC Session: Not Applicable

1000 days Chest Badges-Tigringa

Description:

A promotional material designed for building goodwill with project partners. This is the badge to be worn by woreda and kebele officials.

Resource Type: Chest Badge
Topics/Keywords: Not Available
Beneficiary Audience: Kebele Officials, Woreda Officials
Language: Tigiringa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Government staff, Project staff
ECC Session: Not Applicable

GRAD ToT Manual

Description:

Guide to help Trainers of Trainers (Master Trainers) plan, prepare and practice delivering the ECC Training for Frontline Worker and Project staff who will train GRAD Animators to facilitate first 1000 days ECCs.

Resource Type: ECC TOT Guide
Topics/Keywords: First 1000 Days, Infant and young child feeding (IYCF), Maternal Nutrition, Training tool
Language: Oromiffa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: GRAD Animator Supervisors
ECC Session: All

Breast Feeding Reminder Leaflet - Tigringa

Description:

Accordion-fold leaflet about initiation of breast feeding and exclusive breast feeding. Show proper position of breastfeeding

Resource Type: Reminder Leaflet
Topics/Keywords: Initiation and Exclusive Breastfeeding
Beneficiary Audience: Lactating women, Pregnant women
Language: Tigiringa
Type of Frontline Worker who will use this material: Community Change Agent (CCA), Frontline Worker Supervisors, Health Extension Worker
ECC Session: Session 4
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