UNICEF Islamabad


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 299.95K

Start Date: 2013-04-01

End Date: 2014-03-31


Team Members

Syed Muhammad Sardar Ali
(Assignment Manager)

Ahmed Afzal
(M & E Expert)
Zia ul Islam
Tahir Jelani
(Assignment Coordinator)
14 Field Monitors, 04 Field Coordinators

Project Description

UNICEF Pakistan through its partners launched Sanitation Programme at Scale in Pakistan (SPSP) in 2012 to mitigate the grave needs of the people related to sanitation in the flood-affected districts of Pakistan.   UNICEF engaged Alex to measure progress in reducing the barriers and bottlenecks that prevent or delay programme results at the local level based on regular real-time assessments of quality of PATA process implementation.  The monitoring firm will assist UNICEF Pakistan WASH in regular i) process and ii) output monitoring of the above-mentioned programme. The proposed M&E Framework will facilitate UNICEF and it’s implementing IPs by adding value to their existing work so that they can ensure efficiency of service delivery, quality of the program and its implementation.

Services provided by APEX

APEX provided14 Field Monitors (both male and female) and 4 Field Coordinators in the 14 districts of KP, Punjab, Sindh, and Baluchistan.All Field Coordinators and Field Monitors participated in training arranged by APEX and field staff placed in an agreed location immediately upon attending the training workshop. The Consulting Firm’s responsibility included mobilization of field monitoring teams, collection of IP’s work plan and progress reports to prepare output tracker for analysis, field monitoring visits for ongoing monitoring and validation, collection of data from training (ToT, PATS/CALTS etc.) participants about training materials, trainer’s knowledge and the pace of learning, health surveillance data collection and validation of ODF village certification and submit monthly reports to UNICEF. Consulting Firm reviewed strategy document along with roles and responsibilities and carried out the responsibilities as outlined in the documents together as well as discussed in the orientation workshop for the field staff.