Course Date Location Course fee: Registrations (Group)
Start Date: 24/10/2022 End Date: 28/10/2022 Mombasa $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group
Start Date: 21/11/2022 End Date: 25/11/2022 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group
Start Date: 19/12/2022 End Date: 23/12/2022 Mombasa $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group


This instructor led training course will be delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. The course will give participants an in-depth understanding of both Ona and KoBo Toolbox. 90% of the five days includes hands-on instructor led practical lessons. 


By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

·         Understand ICT tools and methods to conduct data collection, statistical analysis and reporting

·         Gather data for project/programme using innovative Mobile data gathering tools.


5 Days


The course targets government representatives, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, who work as M&E specialists, project managers, researchers and technical specialists. 



·         Introducing KoBo Toolbox and Ona

·         Question types

·         Data types for each question.

·         Questionnaire logic

Survey Authoring using KoBo Toolbox and Ona web Form builders

·         Introducing survey authoring

Advanced survey authoring

·         Questions with Single/Multiple response

·         Repeat questions

·         Skip logic and patterns

·         Group questions

·         GPS

·         Images

·         Audio

·         Videos

·         Referencing of data

·         Cascading select

·         Metadata

Survey data hosting

·         Using KoBoToolbox for survey data hosting

·         Using Ona for survey data hosting

Account management

·         Account management and setting in KoBo toolbox

·         Account management and setting in Ona

Data management and analysis

·         Visualization and Analysis of data using KoBoToolbox

·         Visualization and Analysis of data using Ona

XLS Form Authoring

·         Notes and dates.

·         Questions with Multiple choice

·         Multiple Language Support.

·         Hints, metadata and more.

·         Conditional Survey Branching.

·         Required questions

·         Constraining responses

·         Skip: Asking Relevant questions

·         The specify (other)

·         Grouping questions.

·         Skipping many questions at once (Skipping a section)

·         Repeating a set of questions.

·         Special formatting.

·         Dynamic calculations.

·         Survey Styling and formatting – Working with the appearance column.

·         Working with media files.

·         Cascading select

·         External selects

Data Collection

·         Installation and configuration of KoBo Collect

·         Installation and configuration of ODK Collect.

·         Downloading forms into the mobile devices.

·         Using KoBo Collect and ODK Collect to collect data

Spatial Mapping

·         Introducing GIS

·         Working with Spatial data (GPS Coordinates)

·         Introducing the Fusion Table

·         Exporting GPS Coordinates (Google maps) to Fusion tables

·         Using QGIS to export data to Fusion tables

·         Conversion of data to shape files

·         Platform choice

·         Platform choice discussion

·         Integration of tools of Mobile Data Collection into projects.


·         This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

·         Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

·         Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·         We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

·         The training will be conducted at DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, Nairobi Kenya.

·         The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

·         Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to:

Our 2022 Group Rates (in USD)

# of Days
Group #
1. 1 1000.00 2000.00
2. 2 - 10 800.00 1,600.00
3. 11 - 20 750.00 1,500.00
4. 21 - 30 700.00 1,400.00
5. 32 - 40 650.00 1,300.00
6. 41 - 50 600.00 1,200.00
7. 51 > Above 500.00 1000.00