TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS
Background and Justification
Women for Women International (WfWI) is an International NGO working in countries affected by conflict and war, supports the most marginalized women by giving them support, tools and access to skills to enable them to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she can create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.
Through Women for Women International’s combined social and economic empowerment program, the aim is to provide participants with knowledge, skills, and resources to increase their self-confidence and improve on their capacity to create sustainable change for themselves, their families and their communities. Women in the program learn about sustaining an income, networking, health and wellness, women and children’s rights, business skills, numeracy, and vocational skills trainings. We provide referral services where we connect women to Health Centers for treatment, to Police and HAGURUKA for legal services and connect them to financial institutions to get a loan for their businesses and markets where they can sell their products.
Since 1997, Women for Women International (WfWI) has helped nearly 75,000 marginalized women in Rwanda in seven districts including Kayonza, Rwamagana, Gasabo, Kicukiro, Muhanga, Nyarugurru, and Bugesera.
Women for Women International focus has been on serving marginalized women through our programs (see background) and is now investing to strengthen gender equality and skills in the fight against GBV in Rwanda, delivering a complimentary Men’s Engagement Program (MEP) under CARTIER Philanthropy.
The project’s aim is to demonstrate that effectively engaging men in WfWI’s tried and tested women’s empowerment program enhances positive outcomes and wellbeing for households.
WfWI-Rwanda desires to engage an independent contractor to conduct a training of men, on men engagement and positive masculinity that will help men to change their behavior and act as change agents in their communities.
Under the supervision of the Social Empowerment Manager,
We expect the following outputs:
- 5 days’ Training on Men Engagement for 170 men for CARTIER project from MAREBA Sector (BUGESERA District) grouped in 5 clusters (34 Men per group) in a series of five sessions (one session per day) So, the training will be for 25 days
- In collaboration with the MEP Coordinator, submit the report at the completion of the trainings
- The training is scheduled to start on 4th November 2019 up to 5th December 2019
- The payment is Sixty thousand Rwandan Francs (60.000 RWF) per day Tax included after submission and approval of the final report.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’ s degree in social sciences, Education including gender or law is required.
- Expertise in men engagement programming;
- Expertise in women’s rights programming in Rwanda
- Significant understanding of the cultural context of Rwanda
- Training experience in conducting Men’s Engagement workshops
- Experience of working in a rural area with community member
- Experience in participatory methods;
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda.
- Willing to be available during the training period
Application process and Closing Date
All interested candidates should submit their cover letter and CV with three professional referees, Copy of ID and Examples of similar work completed by completing very carefully the following application form not later than 24th September 2019.