Posted on :
18 May, 2011
CHF International is an international development organization founded in 1952 that works in post-conflict, unstable and developing countries. We partner with communities around the world to help them to direct the improvement of their lives and livelihoods. We believe that the people best suited to decide what a community needs are the people of the community itself. CHF is a politically neutral, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that prides itself on an approach which is accountable, efficient and effective.
SLUM COMMUNITIES ACHIEVING LIVABLE ENVIRONMENTS THROUGH URBAN PARTNERS (SCALE UP) PROJECT
TERMS OF REFERENCE
ASSESSING AND COMPARING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP MANAGED WATER POINTS (KIOSKS) IN NIMA AND AYIDIKI IN ACCRA AND NGYERESIA ANDKWESIMINSTIM IN SEKONDI-TAKORADI
CHF International has been awarded a three-year grant to implement the Slum Communities Achieving Livable Environments with Urban Partners (SCALE-UP) program. The program will provide targeted capacity building to local intermediaries (NGOs and others) to implement slum upgrading interventions in collaboration with community-based organization(CBOs) and municipal authorities in two cities(Accra and Sekondi-Takoradi).
The SCALE-UP Program has four principal objectives:
The program focuses on building the capacity of local NGOs to identify and implement projects in slum communities that result in increased income and assets and improved living environments for slum community residents and operates in the following urban informal settlements:
One of the key activities of the Scale up project is to improve upon the living environment of slum dwellers. In this regard, PRONET, Youth and Women Foundation, Friends of the Nation and COLANDEF facilitated the construction and management of water kiosks by individuals and groups. FON constructed one group/community owned water point, COLANDEF is finalizing the construction of five water kiosks, and PRONET has constructed four water kiosks.
After completion of these water kiosks with some challenges encountered by the operators and managers, CHF Ghana is seeking a Consultant to conduct a rapid assessment of the effectiveness and impact in comparison of individual managed water points viz a viz community (group) owned water points. The object is to develop a model on the two scenarios.
2. OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSESSMENT
The Consultant will be required to assess the effectiveness of the two different ownership arrangements (individual and group) and document the lessons learnt as well as make appropriate recommendations that will develop a model for project initiatives. Specifically, the assessment will include;
3. SCOPE OF THE ASSESSMENT
The scope of work of the assessment should include but not be limited to all the following tasks detailed below;
4. EXPECTED OUTPUTS/DELIVERABLES
The assessment shall produce the following;
Consultants or firms interested in the assessment should please submit a proposal to include the following;
6. WORKING ARRANGEMENTS, COORDINATION AND REPORTING
CHF and GACEED will work closely with the Consultant. Therefore upon signing of the contract, the Consultant will discuss and agree on a work plan with CHF International. All correspondence and reports should be addressed to Ishmael Adams, CHF International / Ghana.
7. PAYMENT SCHEDULE
The contract sum will be divided into categories relating to the deliverables to be agreed by the two parties (first advance not to exceed 24% of contract value).
How To Apply
To submit proposals or seek further information and clarifications, please contact;
CHF International Ghana
#63 Adjei Tsuru Street
East Legon, Accra-Ghana
Tel: 0302 522568