Friday, 14 January 2011
FAWE is pleased to invite applications from qualified consultants/organisations to assess the impact of the Africa Education Initiative (AEI) project implemented between May 2007 and June 2008.
The AEI Program Management and Technical Support provided support to FAWE to improve access, retention and performance of disadvantaged girls, with a view to influencing replication and mainstreaming of emerging best practices into National Education systems.
The project focused on three areas:
- Providing scholarships to increase access to school for marginalised girls
- Empowering girls with skills in self confidence, assertiveness, decision making, negotiation, managing sexual maturation, combating sexual violence and HIV/AIDS. Developing these skills to using the Tuseme [Let us speak out] model, girls’ clubs or other models
- Mobilising communities and schools to support girls who are affected by the impact of HIV/AIDS through provision of counselling, financial, psychological and moral support and care.
The objective of the consultancy is to understand the impact of the project on the beneficiaries and other stakeholders engaged in the project. Specifically, it should bring to light the impact of the scholarships programme on the beneficiaries, impact of the Tuseme programme in the schools and the impact of the schools and communities based initiatives being taken for the protection of girls against HIV/AIDs. The assignment should also focus on challenges and learning’s during programme implementation. This will provide useful direction for programme implementation and future course of action.Full details of this assignment including profile and qualification requirements, as well as the application procedure may be found here.
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