headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa in the intervening years has broadened its mission to include training of some 500 thousand community health workers and managing the design and implementation of health development projects in more than 30 countries across Africa. With a focus on women and children, Amref Health Africa strives to overcome the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child health, HIV & TB, malaria, clean water and sanitation and surgical and clinical outreach. Amref Health Africa has offices in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, South Sudan, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda as well as in Europe and North America. The organization employs over 1,000 people.
Amref Health Africa is implementing a project called Bridge Fund Project. It is one of the WASH projects designed to improve health and economic conditions of women and marginalized groups through increased access and use of safe water supply and sanitation & Hygiene practices. The project is currently implemented in Afar Regional State Zone three of four districts namely: Awash Fentale, Amibara, Argoba and Dulecha Woredas.
Currently we are looking for consultant who can provide two trainings: Training for district representative on Budget Planning and Tracking Methods as well as WASH financing needs, budgeting and financing opportunities (Lobby meeting).
Overall object of Training:
The main objective of the training is to help trainees to acquire knowledge and skills on WASH program financing, lobbying or convincing of WASH financing and budgeting methods so that government officials would be able to effectively plan, lobby and persuade of local governments to ensure reasonable budget share and allocation for WASH program.
Training Objectives / Learning Objectives
By the end of the 6 day training:
After the course, participants are expected to apply the learnt skills and knowledge in their work.
The potential consultancy firm is required to meet the following minimum requirements in order to qualify for the submission of proposal.
The trainers are expected to have practical experience in organizing and delivering training courses on budget planning and financing of WASH programs under the context of local government units; and should have background in financial management and preferably with experience in WASH program. Moreover, trainers must have a track record of delivering similar courses for participants who are decision makers and staff from government sectors at Woreda level.
Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia office
22 Mazoria near to Yohannies Kitfo Bet
in front of Catholic school
P.O.Box 20855, Code 1000
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia