Finish of Undertaking Analysis: Beiersdorf COVID-19 Response – Somalia


TERMS OF REFERENCE

Finish of Undertaking Analysis

Title of the Undertaking

Foster good well being and financial resilience (within the COVID-19 pandemic and past)

Space of intervention

Afgoi and Mogadishu

Undertaking quantity/Fund code

GLO3767/DE999

Size of Undertaking (Months)

24 months

Begin date of the Motion

1st January 2021

Finish date of the Motion

thirty first December 2022

  1. Background

On sixteenth of March 2020, Somalia recorded its first case of corona virus and since then morbidity and mortality charges have been rising though it’s assumed that the precise variety of instances is considerably larger than the formally recorded figures. This example has occurred when Somalia is already grappling with cyclic climatic shocks, conflicts, pure disasters, poverty, insecurity, and locust infestation that proceed to devastate most components of the nation. At the moment, an estimated 7.8 million folks (nearly half the inhabitants) had been affected by the drought emergency, with over 1 million displaced from their houses in quest of meals, water, pasture and livelihoods since August 2022. Greater than 80 per cent of these displaced by the present drought are ladies and kids. The implications of the drought and different associated drivers, such a s the continuing battle, the impression of the struggle in Ukraine on meals costs, and the worldwide financial downturn, have pushed hundreds of thousands of Somalis to emergency ranges of meals insecurity. The drivers of acute meals insecurity in Somalia embrace the compounding results of poor and erratic rainfall distribution, flooding, desert locust infestation, socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19, and battle.

As of 18th November 2022, 27,254COVID-19 instances have been confirmed with about 1,361 deaths in Somalia, in accordance with the World Well being Group (WHO). On the identical time, almost 5,938,186 individuals are absolutely vaccinated. Regardless of the financial impression of the pandemic previously two years, the state of affairs is considerably enhancing as many of the restrictions are lifted.

That is due to a major lower of lively COVID-19 instances. Improved consciousness among the many inhabitants and vaccination advances are the 2 key elements believed to be accountable for the much less extreme pandemic state of affairs.

CARE Worldwide is a 75-year-old international confederation working to battle poverty and social injustice on the planet, with a particular deal with the empowerment of ladies and ladies. We work side-by-side with communities to know the foundation causes of poverty and discover revolutionary, locally-led options. CARE seeks to exhibit the outcomes and methodologies utilized in our initiatives to make sure transparency and accountability and advance the standard of our work. CARE Worldwide implements varied packages comprising meals safety and livelihoods, schooling, water and sanitation, governance and peace constructing and well being throughout totally different areas in Somalia serving to probably the most weak households to deal with the totally different dangers they face and obtain self-reliance. It has recognized and chosen two impression teams (Rural Girls and City Youth) as its core programming focus/technique and every program has a complete Principle of Change spanning over 10-15 years of implementation interval. In an effort to handle the well being and financial impression that COVID-19 positioned on weak Somali households and most notably ladies and kids in IDP camps, rural and peri-urban areas in Benadir and Decrease Shabelle, CARE obtained funds a multi-national firm to implement a undertaking entitled: ‘Foster good well being and financial resilience (within the COVID-19 pandemic and past)’. The initiatives aimed to boost the capability of weak ladies, youth, and repair suppliers to deal with medium and long-term shadow results of COVID-19 pandemic on financial, social and well being wellbeing. As a member of the Somalia Resilience Program (SomReP) consortium, CARE has been implementing resilience constructing actions in Afgoi district and therefore has constructed partnerships with communities and native authorities subsequently will combine this COVID-19 response in its already present programing. The undertaking had three major focus areas – a) consciousness elevating; b) well being providers and c) financial resilience. It companions with civil society organizations, authorities authorities and repair suppliers to successfully contribute to the prevention of the unfold of COVID-19 and mitigate its adverse impression on probably the most weak communities in Somalia.

The undertaking’s particular goal, outcomes and outputs are:

Particular goal: Improve the capability of weak ladies, youth, and repair suppliers to deal with medium and long-term shadow results of COVID-19 pandemic on financial, social and well being wellbeing

Final result 1: Elevated security, data, expertise and practices to forestall and reply to COVID-19 and associated vulnerabilities

Output 1.1 Focused communities have data about prevention and unfold of Covid-19 and associated vulnerabilities

Output 1.2: Focused communities are outfitted with safety materials towards Covid-19

Final result 2: Improved entry to equitable and qualitative well being providers with a spotlight of weak ladies and ladies

Output 2.1: Frontline well being employees and neighborhood volunteers skilled and outfitted for ample COVID-19 response

Output 2.2: Well being faciltities and therapy facilities supported to offer and strenghen secure and high quality providers

Final result 3: Elevated financial resilience of weak teams towards the social and financial impacts of Covid-19

Output 3.1: VSLA teams supported or established and skilled in focused communities

Output 3.2: Assist for enterprise start-ups (grants, money)

  1. Profile of undertaking goal areas and beneficiaries

The undertaking was carried out in Afgoye district and Mogadishu. Afgoye is thirty kilometres from the capital metropolis of Mogadishu and is a really strategic city that joins many areas to town. Its inhabitants is dependent upon agriculture and livestock for his or her livelihood. The district hosts about 15,000 internally displaced individuals (IDPs) communities affected by the armed battle that’s presently affecting neighbouring places round Afgoye area. The complexity of displacement and drought and its impression on IDPs and host communities in Afgoye has elevated the vulnerability of those folks resulting in a humanitarian disaster. Mogadishu is the capital metropolis of Somalia and is a house to about 2.5 million folks with almost 200,000 IDPs dwelling in crowded settlements. The capital is devastated by battle and restricted well being amenities and personnel to deal with with illness outbreaks, most notably COVID-19 these days. The beneficiaries of undertaking actions have been primarily travellers utilizing Mogadishu airport and farmers and weak IDP households in Afgoi district.

  1. Objective of the analysis

To evaluate the impression of the undertaking on the lives of undertaking beneficiaries and the contribution of the undertaking to the precept goal of the undertaking, which is, to boost the capability of weak ladies, youth, and repair suppliers to deal with medium and long-term shadow results of COVID-19 pandemic on financial, social and well being wellbeing. In different phrases, this exterior finish of undertaking analysis goals at assessing achievement of the said goals, outcomes and outputs (each supposed and unintended), finest practices and classes learnt from the implementation course of. It is going to additionally measure the extent of neighborhood and different stakeholder participation and possession of the implementation course of. The analysis train will give you conclusions and proposals for studying and future programing in COVID-19 response, supporting present well being providers and techniques and girls’s financial empowerment in Somalia.

  1. Aims of the analysis

To evaluate (i) the relevance, effectiveness, effectivity, impression and sustainability of the undertaking in direction of assembly the particular goal and (ii) the contributions of the undertaking to a) consciousness and data about prevention and unfold of Covid-19 and associated vulnerabilities, b) well being amenities and therapy centres are in a position to present secure and high quality providers, c) financial resilience and adaptive capability of goal communities that can allow them face up to the socio-economic impression of COVID-19 and associated vulnerabilities.

The particular goals of the analysis are:

  1. Assess whether or not this undertaking, in design and implementation methods, is per the general methods and plans for holding and responding to COVID–19 at international and nationwide ranges
  2. Look at to what extent the undertaking interventions have successfully contributed to elevated COVID-19 consciousness, improved well being providers when amenities are overburdened and creation of stronger financial muscle of weak ladies
  3. Analyze and confirm the achievement of supposed outputs as described within the operational framework for every motion i.e. logical framework
  4. Analyze the effectivity of the operation: planning of actions, involvement of beneficiaries within the implementation, beneficiary concentrating on, and worth for cash, and so on.
  5. Assess the impression of the undertaking on the prevention of the unfold of COVID-19 and mitigations of its adverse impacts on probably the most weak households and draw out key classes learnt and alternatives for future programing
  6. Scope of labor

In the middle of this analysis, the evaluators shall work together with a variety of respondents or informants corresponding to, beneficiaries who benefitted from the undertaking such VSLA members and guests of the goal well being amenities, well being employees, MoH employees, native companions and Horn Inhabitants Analysis and Growth (HPRD) which carried out consciousness elevating and capability constructing actions. The evaluators will go to Mogadishu airport well being part and Afgoye well being amenities. They’ll converse with District MoH and South-West State MoH both bodily or just about as possible.

  1. Analysis methodology

The marketing consultant shall put together complete participatory methodology for endeavor this analysis. The methodology should embrace amongst others, literature opinions; assembly and interviewing undertaking employees, officers in related authorities authorities; visiting Afgoye and interviewing direct undertaking beneficiaries and stakeholder consultations. The marketing consultant is predicted to develop and use knowledge assortment instruments (questionnaires, key informant and semi-structured interview schedules, focus group dialogue guides, observations, and so on.) as acceptable to the sampling course of employed. The survey will undertake a participatory strategy, and use blended strategies i.e. quantitative and qualitative analysis strategies to gather and analyze the info. The quantitative element will, as an illustration, measure consciousness ranges of COVID-19, and financial resilience of beneficiary households in relation to dealing with the socio-economic impression of COVID-19.

  1. Moral issues

The analysis’s goals can be clearly defined to all of the respondents previous to gathering any type of info from them. Written consent of the respondents can be taken earlier than gathering info the place doable. The workforce will additional be required to observe the CARE ‘Coverage on Safety from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse’ all through the end-line analysis train.

  1. Indicative plan

Promoting the analysis consultancy

seventeenth November 2022

Evaluation of functions and awarding of contract

twenty seventh November – fifth December 2022

Digital name with Undertaking Supervisor, M&E Coordinator and Senior Program Officer, evaluate of undertaking paperwork and growth of knowledge gathering instruments

sixth – twelfth December 2022

Area work (knowledge assortment, interviews with stakeholders, and so on.)

fifteenth – twenty second December 2022

Report writing and submission of draft report

twenty third December – fifth January 2023

  1. Key duties of the marketing consultant
  2. Accumulate related knowledge / info on the undertaking implementation, outputs and outcomes from related sources
  3. Develop methodology and instruments for the info assortment and evaluation course of. The instruments can be shared and authorised by CARE earlier than beginning subject work
  4. Develop a sensible work plan for the work
  5. Recruitment of competent enumerators
  6. Go to undertaking websites and perform knowledge assortment
  7. Seek the advice of with related stakeholders for his or her views on the undertaking
  8. Debrief undertaking workforce after finishing the project and validate the findings previous to submitting the ultimate report
  9. Put together and submit closing analysis report back to CARE Somalia/Somaliland as per timeframe set within the ToR.
  10. Duties of CARE
  11. Present related paperwork/sources (proposal, baseline survey report, progress studies and so on.) for desk evaluate
  12. Formally introduce the consultants to related stakeholders
  13. Overview and approve the research devices/instruments
  14. Assist supervision of the marketing consultant throughout the whole strategy of analysis planning, subject knowledge assortment and reporting
  15. Present enter to the draft report and closing report
  16. Key deliverables
  17. An inception report outlining the strategy and methodology together with the sampling strategy of the end-line analysis
  18. A draft report that addresses the expectations stipulated within the goals and key questions of the survey
  19. A debriefing presentation for CARE Somalia, the place the overview of the findings and the suggestions can be mentioned
  20. Last proof based mostly report as per goals and analysis questions stipulated within the ToR and following the reporting define incorporating all suggestions, options and proposals from CARE and different key stakeholders.
  21. All datasets and instruments are submitted with the baseline survey.
  22. All obligatory permissions, approvals, and so on. required previous to knowledge assortment
  23. Supposed customers

The analysis report can be utilized by CARE for program growth and strengthening accountability, native authorities within the undertaking goal areas together with the well being amenities for efficiency enchancment and different authorities departments and NGOs implementing packages round COVID-19 prevention and response and financial resilience in South-West State of Somalia to enhance concentrating on, program implementation and growth.

  1. Marketing consultant’s profile

A marketing consultant with sturdy data and expertise masking the important thing consequence areas of the undertaking is really helpful for this analysis. The Marketing consultant ought to not less than have a level in a well being associated subject and expertise in analysis, sound data of the Somalia context and demonstrated capacity to handle the accessible time and sources and to work with tight deadlines. The Consultants needs to be impartial from the events concerned.

The Marketing consultant also needs to have demonstrated expertise in evaluating humanitarian and growth initiatives specializing in strengthening well being techniques, mass communication and financial resilience. The marketing consultant ought to have good understanding of participatory methodologies. The marketing consultant ought to have the ability to analyze and acquire knowledge utilizing acceptable statistical packages if wanted.

He/she ought to have:

  1. Bachelor’s diploma in public well being, knowledge administration, monitoring & analysis or related disciplines
  2. 5 years of expertise in comparable analysis/survey in context of or much like Somalia
  3. Data and demonstrated expertise of designing and main multi-sectoral undertaking evaluations
  4. Robust data of qualitative and quantitative analysis strategies and sampling methods
  5. Fluency (verbal and written) in English and Somali is crucial and presence of the important thing survey workforce in Somalia
  6. The proposal might embrace a workforce as a substitute of a person. If a workforce is proposed, their roles needs to be clearly specified
  7. Reporting

The evaluator will write and produce a exact closing report (minimal 20 pages and most 30 pages) written in easy and comprehensible English. The draft report is to be shared with subject groups and mentioned with CARE Somalia. Feedback and inputs from the CARE can be included within the closing report.

The next report format to incorporate:

  1. Cowl web page: Title of the analysis with the title of the undertaking, names and logos of the donor and implementing associate, consultants’/agency’s title and deal with and dates of the analysis)

  2. Desk of contents: Government abstract (a most of three pages), major report together with the findings, conclusions, classes and proposals.

  3. Annexes

    • Phrases of Reference;
    • Checklist of individuals / organizations interviewed;
    • Checklist of literature and paperwork consulted;
    • Checklist of websites visited;
    • Examples of case research
    • Checklist of abbreviations
  4. Submit 3 exhausting and three comfortable copies of the ultimate report back to CARE.

  5. Expression of Curiosity

Functions ought to include:

  1. A short cowl letter (not exceeding one web page), clearly indicating expertise within the space of planning, designing and conducting the undertaking analysis and comparable analysis actions
  2. Updated curriculum Vitae (CV) of the marketing consultant/s that can be concerned within the analysis. A profile of the consulting agency
  3. Particular roles and duties of the workforce chief, supervisory chain and different core members of the analysis workforce.
  4. A technical proposal together with:
  5. Analysis methodology, research design, sampling method, pattern dimension, knowledge assortment devices, knowledge assortment and evaluation plan
  6. Detailed work plan displaying the totally different actions the undertaking analysis will comprise – coaching of enumerators, knowledge assortment, reporting, and so on.
  7. Monetary proposal masking all prices – charges of the important thing workforce, transport prices, value of enumerators, stationery, and so on.

Submission Info

All certified companies or particular person marketing consultant ought to ship their candidates, The deadline for submission is thirtieth Nov 2022. The submission needs to be emailed to: som.marketing consultant@care.org And questions on TOR needs to be emailed to abdirahim.gure@care.org

Proposals ought to embrace the next:

  • Technical proposal –strategy to the monitoring; workplan with milestones; how meet {qualifications}.
  • Monetary proposal
  • CVs of all concerned individuals

Functions needs to be submitted to: som.marketing consultant@care.org. no later than 30-nov-2022.

The best way to apply

All certified companies or particular person marketing consultant ought to ship their candidates, The deadline for submission is thirtieth Nov 2022. The submission needs to be emailed to: som.marketing consultant@care.org And questions on TOR needs to be emailed to abdirahim.gure@care.org

Proposals ought to embrace the next:

  • Technical proposal –strategy to the monitoring; workplan with milestones; how meet {qualifications}.
  • Monetary proposal
  • CVs of all concerned individuals

Functions needs to be submitted to: som.marketing consultant@care.org. no later than 30-nov-2022.



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