Source: International Committee of the Red Cross
"Making good use of available meagre resources could change the quality of life in prison. This was one of the most important lessons I learnt from the training," says Deputy Commander Woubalem Tefera. She is one of 33 prison managers of Oromia region who attended a five-day prison management training organized by the Oromia Region Prison Commission and the ICRC. The training was conducted in Adama city, 90 kms south of the capital, Addis Ababa, in mid-November.
The main objective of the training was to empower participants with prison management skills and make them take the initiative to improve their own place of detention through implementing tools of project management," remarked Paul Geurts, Regional Prison System Advisor with the ICRC.
Deputy Commander Woubalem said "We clearly understood that talking more about