Manuals, Toolkits and Guides

ARASA prides itself in empowering and uplifting civil-society organisations (CSOs). Together with its partners and external stakeholders, the alliance has created exceptional resources for CSOs to assist them in community outreach, governance, policy-formation, conflict resolution and service delivery. The following resources are available to any CSO barring they are used and cited correctly.

Training and Leadership Programme Modules:

ARASA Trainer of the Trainer Modules (a part of the TaLP Programme), are guides to the HIV and TB epidemics and human rights in Southern and East Africa. To access the learner and trainer manuals, click here

Advocacy Manuals, Toolkits and Guides:

The What Works for Me: Activist Toolkit on Differentiated Service Delivery (2018) was developed with the aim of strengthening community engagement and demand for recipient–centred models of care, specifically differentiated antiretroviral therapy (ART ) delivery.

The Good Practice Guide: HIV and Human Rights is an accessible and user-friendly guide to explain: what human rights and HIV programming is; why it is important and the different ways that organisations can integrate human rights into their HIV programmes.

A Rights-based Approach to TB in Southern and East Africa serves as a framework for activists in Southern and East Africa working on HIV, TB and human rights in the region.

Measuring Up: A Guide for Facilitators – HIV-related advocacy evaluation training for CSOs is a stand-alone guide for anyone interested in evaluating HIV-related advocacy and a guide to running a two-day skills-building workshop

Essential Guide to Intellectual Property Rights and Access to Medicines in Southern and East Africa is an introduction to intellectual property rights, how they are acquired, and how IP laws and policies impact access to essential drugs, diagnostics, and other medical devices.

Sexual Orientation, gender identity, HIV and human rights advocacy toolkit aims to address the capacity gaps identified at the ARASA knowledge-sharing and networking consultations. It provides user-friendly guidance, case studies and tools specifically directed at strengthening and promoting advocacy towards the rights of LGBTQIA+ in Southern and East Africa