The participatory tools, guides, and templates that guide our community work!
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In this toolbox you’ll find the tools and resources produced through the activities of the Romomatter Project. This toolbox is provided to project partners, interested stakeholders, and anyone else working on interventions to empower Roma communities. Download tools individually or access all toolbox contents.
This document provides information about the Romomatter project for women recruited to be interviewed and records their consent to participate. Download the form.
This guide covers the main topic explored during interviews. It aims to serve as a list of topics to help the interiewer. The wording should be adapted to the interviwee, the context and the prior information she provided in the interview. Download the guide.
This document includes tips to guide the analysis of the interviews carried out with adult women, as well as the categories, codes and definitions to conduct the analysis. Download the document.
This template serves as to collect sociodemographic information from adult women interviewed in order to describe the characteristics of the sample. Download the template.
This template is a proposal for homogenizing the transcription of the interview audio record. Download the template.
This template serves to report on the interviews carried out with adult women. Download the template.
This document provides information about the Romomatter project for stakeholders recruited to be interviewed and to record their consent to participate. Download the form.
This template serves to report on the interviews carried out with stakeholders. Download the template.
This guide includes the main topic to be explored in interviews with stakeholders. It is a list of topics that aims to help the interviewer. The wording should be adapted to each interviewee, the context and the prior information that interviewee provided during the interview. Download the guide.
This template serves to collect and describe the community assets identified during the interviews with stakeholders. Download the template.
This document identifies guidelines and recommendations that aim to help Romomatter partners in the process of building their local coalitions, including: recruitment of members, the first meeting, follow-up actions and key actions. Download the guidelines and recommendations.
This presentation shows an overview of local coalitions for Romomatter partners, including information about recruiting members, first coalition meeting, follow-up tasks, and key actions for field work groups and coalitions. Download the overview.
This template serves to register contact details of the members of local coalitions. Download the contact template.
This toolbox from the University of Kansas covers community needs and resources assessments, social determinants of health, stakeholder engagement, action planning, leadership building, cultural competency and planning and evaluation. Go to the community toolbox.
This resource provides a detailed list of methods and techniques for promoting social participation, providing examples and case studies mainly based on experience with promoting social participation by Roma populations in the WHO European Region. Go to the social participation toolkit.
The Romomatter mission is to tackle gender discrimination by empower Roma girls’ mattering, helping them to envision their futures and choose motherhood only if and when they are ready. This section provides an overview of the project’s mission. Download the document here.
This is a step by step guide to carrying out the recruitment process. It also explains how the recruitment activities can serve as an opportunity to collect information to support monitoring and evaluation. Download the guide here.
This section includes a training agenda and recommendations for training for facilitators to develop the necessary skills to implement and evaluate the Photovoice intervention. Download here.
This guide supports Roma women facilitators in implementing Romomatter activities. It also serves as a support and supervision reference for research partners and community partners. Download the guide here.
This presentation presents information about engaging in empowerment evaluation and evaluation capacity building to promote equity and advocacy. These materials were developed during a webinar on July 30, 2019 presented by Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar at the University of Illinois. Download the materials.
This presentation shows practical issues on how to deal with interviews, including recruitment, conducting the interviews, transcription processes and managing interview data. These materials were presented by Jose Miguel Carrasco at a webinar on April 19, 2019 at the University of Alicante. Download the materials.
This online course from the University of Alicante provides conceptual and methodological tools to include participatory logic in the design and implementation of health actions, programs and policies, allowing for incorporation of the voice and demands of the population in these actions. Go to the MOOC in Spanish or in English.
This tool provides process, implementation and outcome indicators to assess the effectiveness of the Romomatter intervention. View the repository.