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MAL - Mangochi Basic Services Programme (MBSP) 2017-2021

Recipient Malawi
Sector - DAC Multisector aid for basic social services - 16050
Type of Aid Project-Type interventions - C01

About the project

Partners (i) Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, (ii) Mangochi District Council, (iii) Government of Iceland (Embassy of Iceland/ICEIDA)
Thereof Implementing Agent Mangochi District Council
Project Title: MAL - Mangochi Basic Services Programme (MBSP) 2017-2021
Short Description:

Immediate Objective (Outcome) is to improved provision and use of basic services; in maternal health and family planning, primary education, water and sanitation, and community development, for men and women living in rural Mangochi District.

Long Description

Development Objective (Goal): To facilitate the efforts of the Malawi government, and Mangochi District Council in particular, to improve livelihoods and socio-economic living conditions in rural communities in Mangochi District.

Immediate Objective (Outcome):  Improved provision and use of basic services; in maternal health and family planning, primary education, water and sanitation, and community development, for men and women living in rural Mangochi District.

Expected Outputs:

  1. The Makanjira health centre is upgraded to Emergency Obstetric and New-born Care (EmONC) facility and previously built maternity facilities in various TAs are fully operational. There will be better community health services through training and logistical support at village level. The Health Management Information System (HMIS) produces better data, through provision of tools and training at input and data management levels, and upgrading of equipment. Management of health services is improved through capacity building and upgrading of facilities.
  2. Education infrastructure and services are developed in 12 target schools, located in TA Chimwala, Jalasi, Makanjira, Mponda and Namabvi, with emphasis on classrooms and textbooks for the first 2 grades. Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres established in 2 target schools. Better management of education sector through capacity building and upgrading of facilities.
  3. At least 500 new safe water points are in use and further 180 boreholes rehabilitated in TA´s Makanjira, Mponda and Namabvi. At least 100 villages in above 3 TAs achive Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. through a Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) programme. Management of WASH services improved through training and logistical support at village and district level.
  4. Community development and youth projects in place for women and youth, emphasising economic empowerment and access to literacy and skills training.
  5. Empowered District Council carrying out well planned and implemented Mangochi Basic Services Programme and the District Development Plan (DDP) in a timely manner.

Period

Commitment Year 2017
Final Year 2021

Cross-cutting issues

Gender All interventions and activities undertaken by the Programme will be analysed with regard to gender equality. The impacts of that strategies will be considered and an effort will be made to involve both men and women in decision-making and implementation processes. As gender equality is not only a cross cutting issue but also an end in itself, a component of the Programme is devoted entirely to the economic empowerment of women and young people.
Environment The Programme recognizes and endeavours to take environmental aspects into consideration, as far as possible, in all its operations. Furthermore, it will be ensured that the activities undertaken in the Programme are environmentally sustainable and that they strengthen the District´s resilience to environmental threats, such as climate change.

Documents

PD External Evaluations Other Internal Documents
A mid-term review will take place in the middle of 2019. In early 2018, an external evaluation will be conducted of the MBSP 2012-2017. Subject to the recommendation of the evaluation, the MBSP programme 2017-2021 will be amended as necessary.
Mangochi-Basic-Services-Programme-2017-2021

Budget

ICEIDA Amount USD 16.311.111
Local Cost USD 3.262.222
Total Project Cost USD 19.573.333

Aid Effectiveness

Is this contribution aid to the government sector? Yes

Use of partner country public financial management systems
Are Partner Country budget systems used? Yes
Are partner country financial reporting systems used? Yes
Are partner country procurement systems used? Yes

Use of programme based approaches
Does the contribution fit within a single programme/budget framework? Yes
Is the contribution led by the host country/organisation? Yes
Is this a programme based approach? Yes
Which SDGs is/are being targeted? SDGs 1-6, 8 and 17