Presentation on theme: "GHANA – EC Contract Terms and Conditions. Special Conditions Article I - Purpose Providing sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene promotion to poor."— Presentation transcript:
GHANA – EC Contract Terms and Conditions
Special Conditions Article I - Purpose Providing sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene promotion to poor and deprived rural and urban communities in Ghana Contract no: ONG-PVD/2005/095-44 Article IIImplementation Period –2.101/04/06 - 31/03/09 (36 months)
Special Conditions Article IIITotal Cost of the Action IS 2,010,134.26 EUR EU will finance maximum of 744,974.50 Euros representing 37.06% Note! If final expenditure is more than projected total – EU still pays only 744k If final expenditure is less than projected total, EU will only pay 37.06% of that total
Special Conditions Article 3 – Technical and Financial Reporting and Payment arrangements –Payment request forms –1 st instalment of pre-financing (80% of the forecast budget for the 1 st 12 months) = 234,062.34 Euros –Further instalments of pre-financing 218,207.35 Euros & 218,207.36 Euro – subject to acceptance of interim report –Forecast final payment 74,497.45 Euro (subject to provisions of annex II
Special Conditions Audit firm to carry out verifications –Price Waterhouse Coopers
Annex II – General Conditions Art.6Visibility Unless agreed otherwise (with EU) WA must publicise that the EU has financed or cofinanced project. –To partners & final recipients –Internal & annual reports –Dealings with media. Display EU logo where appropriate
Annex II – General Conditions Art 6. Visibility contd Conferences & seminars – must mention EU support Publications (including internet) This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of WA and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union
Location(s) The action will take place in 13 districts in five administrative regions in Ghana (Northern, Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra, Upper West) and will cover 300 communities. NB Rural Aid + Upper East Region
Objectives The overall objective of the action is to reduce poverty in Ghana through contributing to the Millennium Development Goal targets in water and sanitation
Specific objective: To directly increase access to safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene promotion services in urban and rural areas of the Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra, Northern, and Upper West regions of Ghana
The four main activity areas Increase access to safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene promotion services in urban and rural areas of the Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra, Northern and Upper West regions of Ghana. Increase the capacity of communities, District Assemblies (DAs), and Partner Organisations (POs) to be able to undertake poverty focused water, sanitation and hygiene promotion interventions and improve sector co-ordination with the ultimate aim of meeting the MDGs. Influence water, sanitation and hygiene promotion policy actors through the documentation, dissemination and lobbying of lessons and innovations from the field. Promote and institutionalise gender mainstreaming at all levels of programming within the target regions.
Concrete results Increase access to safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene promotion services in urban and rural areas of the Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra, Northern and Upper West regions of Ghana. At least 70,200 poor people able to access safe domestic water in target regions with 15 water systems, 30 boreholes and 108 hand dug wells constructed in rural and urban areas. At least 61,600 poor people with access to safe, effective and appropriate sanitation, with 6,000 household latrines and 16 institutional latrines constructed. At least 80,000 poor people practising improved hygiene behaviours through on going hygiene promotion activities and training sessions.
Capacity building of communities, DAs, and POs to be able to undertake poverty focused water, sanitation and hygiene promotion interventions with the ultimate aim of meeting the MDGs and towards better sector coordination. 300 communities and relevant WATSAN structures equipped with necessary skills to plan, implement, manage and sustain development projects through various training in the technical aspects of operation and maintenance, fund-raising, fee collection, book-keeping and other management skills as well as gender awareness. 600 community based hygiene promoters, latrine construction artisans and pump mechanics trained with the necessary skills for their roles within the communities 22 District Assemblies and other government/sector bodies (DWST, DPCU,,NSC) trained and fully equipped with necessary skills to implement integrated projects that contribute towards the MDGs through various trainings in WATSAN mapping, planning, gender, M&E and attendance at meetings.
4 Partner Organisations trained and fully equipped with skills and resources to implement integrated projects that contribute towards meeting the MDGs through various trainings in planning/coordination, gender, financial management, WATSAN mapping, advocacy etc and attendance at meetings. WAG staff trained and fully equipped with necessary skills to be able to fully support the activities of the POs/DAs and relevant stakeholders in the implementation of integrated projects focused on poverty reduction and meeting the MDGs Functional sector coordination mechanisms developed and operating and stakeholders capacity enhanced in planning, implementation and monitoring of poverty focused water, sanitation and hygiene projects.
Influence water, sanitation and hygiene promotion policy actors through the documentation, dissemination and lobbying of lessons and innovations from the field. Lessons and best practises from the field from 4 partner organisations documented and disseminated. 3 major research projects on topical issues carried out and briefing papers published and disseminated. Development of key advocacy messages and communication of messages through national / international platforms. Policy changes as a result of advocacy action undertaken by PO/WAG and through rooted advocacy led by the communities.
Promotion and institutionalisation of gender mainstreaming at all levels of programming within the target regions. Gender issues identified at all stakeholder levels within the project, and analysis carried out. Strategies developed for mainstreaming gender at all stakeholder levels within the project. Partner organisations and relevant stakeholders received implementation support to mainstream gender activities into all aspects of their activities/functioning.
Issues and way forward Beneficiary numbers for Water facilities –Check outputs, –validate names of communities and popn Visibility Get stickers from EC /Attah Engrave inscriptions on facilities for already engraved facilities/POs Hand dug wells vs shallow BHs/explain in reports/PSD
Fixing of hand pumps/meet with supplier –Jesse to arrange latest by Wed13 th May 09 Dry BHs/report in EC communities/PSD ILs/Count structures, not seats/and explain/PSD HE sessions/indicate number of SHEP, HH and CHE sessions to reach 80,000 Cross check numbers of pump mechanics, latrine artisans HP volunteers in 3 rd year/PSD
Report all activities along EU budget lines/all departments –Angela to share budget template Check for communication to EU on number of DAs 22 vs 11/Attah Admin costs/7% –Capture inductions –Angela to follow up with Anthony
Timelines for final report preparation 15 th June – Draft report to UK 8 th June – Draft to CR 25 th May – Draft to Attah 18 th May – Actual expenditure to finance 8 th May – Angela to share draft budget template