ToR: Documentation of good practices, success stories and Lessons learned of Women for Women International Rwanda since 1997

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Documentation of good practices, success stories and Lessons learned of Women for Women International Rwanda since1997                                                                                                            

  1. BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT

Women for Women International (WfWI) is an International non-profit making organization committed to improving the lives of socially excluded and marginalized women in conflict and post-conflict settings. Women for Women International (WfWI) provides a 12-month program on life skills, rights education, and vocational skills training.

Women for Women International has been implementing its program to improve women’s lives and their families since 1997 and is operating in 11 Districts of Bugesera, Gasabo, Huye, Kayonza, Kicukiro, Muhanga, Musanze, Ngororero, Nyabihu, Nyaruguru, Rwamagana.  WfWI Rwanda train women on how to earn income, to become decision-makers, to have their own social networks and safety networks that deal with challenges facing their families and communities. In past years complementary programs have been integrated n in the core program as financial inclusion and  Men Engage programs.

  1. OBJECTIVES OF THE CONSULTANCY

The overall objective of the consultancy is to take stock of the achievements made by the program with a particular emphasis on best practices, lessons learned to inform future programming. The consultant will work closely with WfWI staff, consult different stakeholder especially graduates (past beneficiaries) of WfWI since 1997.

  1. SCOPE OF WORK
    • Compile summary program achievements since 1997 to date including a timeline
    • Review existing literature and carry out key informant interviews to draw lessons learned in the implementation of the program
    • Carry out key informant interviews to draw lessons learned in the implementation of graduates;
    • Organize an internal dissemination workshop to present the draft report to the SMT. The draft report should be presented in soft and hard. The copies will include at least the following:
  • WfWI Timeline in Rwanda
  • Narrative of best practices & lessons;
  • Case Stories; and
  • Photographs with captions.
  1. DELIVERABLES

Item

Period

Tranche

Observation

Final inception report on documenting the key achievements and lessons learned since 1997       

Within 10 days after contract signing

30% of the

Contract

Inception to be approved by WfWI

Presentation of preliminary findings and submission of draft report with photos

Within 10 days

40% of the

contract

 

2nd installment of 40% of contract amount shall be paid upon submission of draft Outcome Assessment Study report

Final report approved and signed off

 

Submission of the final report on best practices and case stories report and CD (both hard and soft copies).

Within 10 days    

30% of the

Contract

A ready to print and professionally designed final report comprising of best practices, lessons, case stories, and photographs

  1. DURATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CONSULTANCY

The consultancy will be carried within 30 days from the time of contract signature by both parties including consultation, field visit and preparation, and submission of the final report. The contract will be deliverable–based and payment will be made after submission of the deliverables as specified in the contract agreement. An original copy of the final report (hard & soft) is to be provided by the service provider. The consultant will report to the Country Director and work closely with WfWI Staff.

  1. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Consultants will have degrees in a field relevant to the assignment, such as Gender studies, Gender Economics, Communication, Business Studies, development studies, Public Policy, Social Development, and Education Sciences;
  • At least 3 years prior working experience in documentation of best practices & lessons and case stories;
  • Having at least 5 years of practical experience working in gender mainstreaming, and gender analysis and proven knowledge of Rwanda context;
  • Have at least have 5 years of professional experience and track record in professional photography and videography;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and knowledge of Kinyarwanda is required;
  1. APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates should apply by presenting the following documents:

  • All interested candidates should submit an updated CV(include CVs for the team of consultants if applicable) , indicating educational background and professional qualification, Letter of Application, briefly describing the motivation behind the application and outlining the candidate’s suitability, comprehensive methodology on how the consultant will approach and complete the assignment and letters of reference/certificates of good completion proving that the consultant has carried out similar assignments.
  • Financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs.

 

How to apply:

Applications can be submitted all requested documents by completing very carefully the following application form not later than May 20th, 2019 at 17:00 PM Rwanda local time.