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Data Analysis,Visualization and Interpretation
Water and Livelihoods Foundation

Abuot:Water and Livelihoods Foundation (WLF) is an NGO based in Hyderabad, India. WLF strives towards achieving water security and livelihoods enhancement of poor through community development initiatives, action research & innovations and skill development. Contributing to the skill building of NGOs, development workers and researchers is one of the major objectives of WLF. Apart from themes such as, water quality, GIS applications, ground water recharge etc., WLF offers skill building modules on data compilation, analysis and interpretation. Through its skill-building efforts, WLF would like to improve the quality of service delivery by the participants and make positive impact on the life of poor and deserving communities.
Participants can from: NGO staff, research scholars and development professionals involved in rural and urban interventions Agriculture, water conservation, forestry, food security, health, education sectors etc.) with basic knowledge of computers. Participants of earlier batches may attend as a refresher course. Course language will be English.
Early bird offer – Applied before 30 Nov
2019 → Rs. 3,000 per participant 
Applied after 30 Nov 2019 → Rs.4,500 per participant
Course fee covers shared accommodation (For outstation participants), food and study material. Women professionals and refreshers get 10% concession. Participation certificates will be sent by WLF after completion of the training course.
Objective:To equip the participants with essential techniques of data analysis using simple graphical, deterministic and statistical tools.  
Techniques and methods of handling following types of data encountered frequently by NGO
  1. Time series data (Ex: Yearly rainfall, monthly ground water level data etc.)
  2. Analyzing relationships among lumpedparameter data (Ex: rainfall-crop yieldmarket prices-income data of farmers)
  3. Situation analysis data (Ex: current status of household sanitation; access to potable water
  4. supply etc.)
  5. Geographically-varying data (Ex: child births, infant mortality, ground water quality, soil fertility, distance to health center etc.) 
  6. Qualitative data (Ex: measuring behavioural change, awareness, skill improvement,empowerment, sustainability of CBOs etc.)
Further, the training course differentiates between look-alikes (Ex: Bar Chart and Histogram), delves on common mistakes in sampling of data and dealing with outliers.
The 4 days training is divided into 2 ½ days on quantitative data and 1 ½ days on qualitative data analysis. Equal emphasis will be given on using MS-Excel and R.
Karnataka Regional Organisation for Social Service (KROSS)
58/6, 2nd Cross, Da Costa Layout
Wheeler Road Extension
St. Thomas Town
Bengaluru - 560 084, India.
Phone: 080 - 25496812 / 13
(about 1 km from Bangalore East Railway Station)
Duration: 08.01.2020 (09.30 am) to 11.01.2020 (03.00 pm)
Signed applications on a plain paper (Name, organization, address, e-mail, mobile no., academic qualifications, professional experience, cheque no. / date.) need to be send along with the cheque (in favour of ‘Water and Livelihoods Foundation’) to:
Water and Livelihoods Foundation
12-13-451, Street no.1, Tarnaka
Secunderabad-500017, Telangana
Ph:040 27014467,
Mail any query related to this training course to (or) call Ramamohan-
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