Institutionnal Strengthening


Capacity building has become a recurring theme in the institutional literature on the agenda of governments, international agencies and non governmental organizations. In a sense "institutional" strict, capacity building refers to the process of improving skills of individuals and institutional strengthening of one or more organisations.Based on this definition, and given that the mission of the fhaiph is: strengthen the intervention capacities of the member associations and institutions "process by which individuals, organizations, adapt, create, strengthen and maintain capacity over time", identify, harmonize and coordinate their actions in order to contribute to the accessibility, inclusion and improvement of the lives of people living conditions with disabilities in Haiti. For  enable them to evolve and adapt to new requirements of the context in order to play the role that belongs to them in a governance system ".

  •  The principle of pragmatism: we must start from what exists; which means that it must always be a core competency could be strengthened, not an ideal.

  • The principle of participation: capacity building must be done with the direct participation of people and organizations involved;

  • The principle of flexibility and ability to adapt to differentiated contexts: there are no "magic formulas" or a "blue print" for the capacity building. The various existing approaches use a plethora of strategies, methods and resources directed at changing attitudes as the development of certain technical skills and the transmission of knowledge and skills.

  • The average of principle - capacity building should not be considered an end in itself - and process - building capacity takes time to have an impact;

  • The principle of its multidimensionality: capacity building can and should further be applied at three different levels in a systemic perspective: the individual level, the organizational level and the relational and institutional level.    

 Instruments and tools for capacity building are very diverse and include, among others: training, access to and dissemination of information; the exchange spaces; facilitation and support; advisory support; tutoring systems and twinning; inter-organizational collaboration and networking; feedback and capitalization of experiences; institutionalizing the approaches tested, etc.


The FHAIPH offers training to organizations aimed strengthen their capabilities in their offerors ICT training, report redaction, training on gender equity in organizations and institutions. Training on the CRPD. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, awareness advocacy training to better understand the cause of disabled people. advocate accessibility and many others ...