Caritas Development Institute envisions of a just society where people and people's institutions uphold humanistic values and are capacitated in knowledge and skills for sustainable livelihood.

Key Domains of CDI


Training is one of the key program areas of CDI. CDI plays a vital role for institution and capacity building of Caritas and its development partners.

CDI has long experience in designing and conducting training courses. CDI offers a broad range of training courses. These are:

Short Courses

    Gender & Development
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Adaptation
  • Gender and Development
  • Gender Sensitivity
  • Gender Analysis Frameworks

    Management Trainings
  • Conflict and Stress Management
  • Credit Union Management and Accounts Keeping
  • Financial Management for NGOs
  • Group Management and Leadership
  • Improved Managerial Skill
  • Office Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Effective Communication

    Organization and Institution Development
  • Integrating a Value Chain Perspective in Rural Development
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Facilitation of People’s Organization
  • Facilitation Skill Development
  • Local Resource Mobilization
  • Community Driven Development

    Leadership Development
  • Adivasi Leadership
  • Christian Leadership
  • Leadership and Management
  • Social Leadership

    Project Design and Planning
  • Result Based Management- Planning
  • Result Based Management- Monitoring
  • Participatory Impact Monitoring and Reporting
  • Report Writing and Analytical Skill Development
  • Project Proposal Writing

    Rights and Advocacy
  • Advocacy, Lobbying and Networking
  • Advocacy against Human Trafficking
  • Prevention of Human Trafficking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Good Governance
  • Human Rights, Justice and Peace
  • Livelihood Promotion and Food Security
  • Do-No-Harm

    Training of Trainers (ToT)
  • Training of Trainers
  • Training Needs Assessment
  • ToT on Advocacy against Human Trafficking

    Others Short Trainings
  • Value Education
  • Development Communication

    Long Course:
  • Diploma Course on Social Analysis and Development

CDI also offers a three months long Diploma Course on Social Analysis and Development. The course aims to gain a deeper understanding about social and development issues in the local, national and global context. It also aims to responds effectively to the need of the community people driven by faith based teaching. The course is offer only for selected participants.

Admission Procedure: Training participants are required to be nominated by their respective organizations/sponsors. Request for training is to be made at least one month before the course commences.

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