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Community Based Services

1. INTRODUCTION

SWOT ANALYSIS & CROSS CUTTING ISSUES

Strengths

Weaknesses

  • Experienced and committed technical staff
  • Favourable existing laws and policies
  • Funding to women, youths and PWD councils
  • Multi-sectoral monitoring of programmes
  • Mentoring/monitoring systems
  • Inter-sectoral networking and collaboration with stakeholders
  • Availability of office equipment and transport means at all levels
  • Skills and knowledge gaps
  • Inadequate facilitation of FAL Instructors
  • Inadequate and delayed release of funds
  • Lack of a babies home
  • Inadequate funding for the remand home operation.
  • Poor law enforcement mechanisms.
 

Opportunities

Threats

  • Enabling political environment
  • Community members willing to volunteer
  • Existence of micro finance institutions
  • Existence of a wide range of government programmes aimed at poverty reduction
  • Existence of a wide network of CSOs, NGOs, and Private sector
  • High community response to government programmes
  • Availability of development partners willing to work with us.
  • The sector mandate to mobilize for other sectors
  • Increasing recognition of the sector’s role by other sectors

 

  • Dwindling cohesiveness amongst community based group members.
  • High youth crime rate, defilement, child sacrifice, domestic violence, drug abuse and gambling
  • Reducing morale among FAL instructors
  • Inadequate parental guidance and sex education
  • Declining extended family support to orphans and other vulnerable children
  • Costly assertive devices for PWDs
  • Negative cultural attitudes towards children/women law enforcement
  • Over dependence on donor funding
  • Increasing rate of orphans and vulnerable children
  • Negative Western cultural influences and pornography.
  • High cost of litigation
  • Increasing disease incidence (malaria and HIV/AIDS)
  • High levels of illiteracy especially amongst disadvantaged groups
  • Child labour
  • Food insecurity
  • Redundancy among the youth.
  • High fertility rates
  • Poor housing
  • Child headed families
  • Low income at house hold level
  • Disguised employment
Poverty Issues

 

Gender issues
  • More illiterate women than men
  • Women have less access than men to resources, choices and decision-making positions.
  • Unequal gender division of lab our and balancing of the roles.
  • Skewed decision making
  • Domestic violence

2. PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Budget out turn, output performance, Constraints & Lessons learnt

2009/2010 Budget out turn

 

2009/10

 

Revenue source

Budget

Realised

% Achieved

Conditional trans to CD staff salaries

52,144,000

39,108,000

75

Local salaries

145,000,000

108,750,000

75

FAL

22,236,138

16,676,513

75

PAF monitoring

1,690,000

803,550

48

CDA non wage

11,604,458

8,751,218

75

Councils fund

42,110,000

31,582,126

75

Local revenue

32,065,011

9,900,000

31

PCY

30,000,000

12,600,000

42

OVC

25,000,000

15,500,000

62

LGMSD

20,460,000

0

-

HIV/AIDS response

10,000,000

12,210,000

122

CDD

274,043,700

0

-

HIV/AIDS (special)

2,000,000

1,600,000

80

Remand home (special)

2,000,000

2,000,000

100

CBR

20,000,000

15,000,000

75

Totals

690,353,307

274,481,416

40

 

Output performance

Output/Performance

FY 2008/2009

FY 2009/2010 (nine months)

 

Target

Achieved

% Achieved

Target

Achieved

% Achieved

Training women leaders in Prosperity for all, project planning, management and leadership skills.

300

254

85

20

61

305

Conducting women council meetings

4

4

100

4

2

50

Organizing women's, PWDs and Youth Day Celebrations

3

3

100

3

3

100

Training on Gender mainstreaming/analysis

20

10

50

29

0

0

Monitoring and supervision of staff

52

15

29

52

52

100

Training adolescents in survival, agro-based reproductive and life skills

40

40

100

40

40

100

Sensitizing Sub county leaders on FAL

80

80

100

0

0

0

Training FAL instructors.

50

25

50

25

25

100

Testing FAL learners

13000

13000

100

15000

0

0

Training women leaders in energy and labor saving technologies

60

60

100

0

0

0

Acquiring FAL bicycles

200

0

0

200

60

30

Purchasing chalk (cartons), acquiring FAL text books

10

10

100

10

5

50

Paying incentives to FAL instructors

800

787

98.3

800

0

0

Celebrating International Literacy Day

0

1

100

1

0

0

Monitoring and supervision of FAL classes and compiling FAL data

800

800

100

800

400

50

Staff deployment

52

35

67

52

35

67

Holding staff meetings

14

8

57

14

7

50

Maintaining equipment.

17

9

53

17

15

88

Training staff in institutions

20

12

60

0

0

0

Conducting seminars on community options for children in need of care and protection

4

3

75

4

0

0

Operationalising Rukukuru Remand Home

1

1

100

1

1

100

Expansion of Rukukuru goat rearing and banana growing for self reliance

2

2

100

2

2

100

Supervising, coordinating and monitoring youth and children related activities.

27

18

67

14

10

71

Sensitising stakeholders in OVC  Strategic plan & Policy, coordinating OVC activities

0

0

0

29

29

100

Conducting court inquiries on Juveniles

12

8

67

50

30

60

Supervising and monitoring offenders on community service

50

5

10

10

0

0

Receiving and handling to conclusion social welfare cases

800

670

84

800

401

50

Training supervisors of community service offenders

50

0

0

0

0

0

Providing orthopedic appliances to PWDs

0

110

110

0

0

0

Training PWDs in appropriate HIV/AIDS mitigation skills

60

30

50

60

0

0

Sensitizing sub county leaders on disability issues

60

30

50

60

0

0

Tracing and resettling children

20

11

55

20

15

75

Conducting youth meetings

4

4

100

9

4

44

Identifying and training Youth in apprenticeship skills.

30

30

100

30

0

0

Providing start-up kits to trained youth

30

30

100

30

0

0

Providing a revolving fund to youth group members

120

112

93

20

8

40

Conducting Youth Education Tour

1

0

0

1

0

0

Providing PWDs revolving fund to groups and individuals

5

4

80

10

5

50

Conducting a study tour for women Council leaders

1

0

0

1

1

100

Recruiting Community Development Workers

0

04

100

0

0

0

Facilitating CDWs to implement core functions (CDA) non wage

0

0

0

27

27

100

Inspecting work places

20

10

50

20

0

0

Operationalising women’s Youths and Disability councils secretariats at the districts and lower levels

120

120

100

120

120

100

Forming and registering community based organizations for Older Persons, women, youth and PWDs

300

230

77

200

 

745

372.5

Forming the HIV/AIDs Task Forces and Committees at sub county level.

0

29

100

29

29

100

 

Major Constraints faced in implementing the last year’s plan

  • Inadequate allocation of funds to the sector
  • Delayed release of funds
  • Mismanagement of cases by staff who are not inducted in Community Development work
  • NGOs and CSOs failure to share their work plans and budgets with the district
  • Frequent escapes of Juvenile offenders from Remand Home due to poor fence and weak wooden doors and windows
  • Inadequate/understaffing at Rukukuru Remand Home specially a Warden and Cook
  • Understaffing at Sub-County level

 

Lessons Learnt

  • Involving people in all stages of the project results in successful project implementation and sustainability
  • Teamwork across all the departmental staff and other stakeholders has contributed to improvement of service delivery in the district
  • Delayed release of funds hinders activity implementation across sector
  • Low local revenue collection has contributed to inadequate service delivery in the district

3. DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES

  • There is increased redundancy, drug abuse and crime rate especially among the youths
  • Dominance of men in decision making positions and resource ownership
  • Increased cases of child abuse, abandonment especially of the boy child, neglect, domestic violence and divorce
  • Violation of Labour laws more especially in the private sector
  • Increasing poverty levels amongst the vulnerable group
  • High disease burden including HIV/AIDS
  • Laxity of LCs and chiefs to enforce byelaws on maintenance of community roads.
  • Low enrolment of males in FAL classes
  • Inadequate data for planning purposes
  • Few trained personnel in sign language
  • Few trained staff to handle severe cases of disability
  • There is increased redundancy among men due to abolition of G.Tax
  • CSOs concentrating in a few places hence duplicating activities and services
  • Lack of an Orthopedic workshop for PWDs appliances

4. DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Goals, Objectives, Strategies and sector plans and Monitoring and Evaluation plan

Goal:   Improving community welfare

Objectives

  • To protect the rights of the vulnerable groups
  • To empower vulnerable groups with skills that will enhance their development
  • To advocate for equal opportunities for vulnerable groups in accessing quality services
  • To ensure mainstreaming of Gender and HIV/AIDS concerns in all sectors’ development plans
  • To promote collaboration and networking between Public and Private sectors
  • To mobilize communities to participate in all government development initiatives
  • To reduce illiteracy amongst adults through Functional Adult Literacy programme
  • To protect workers rights in both public and private institutions for meaningful and productive development
  • To collect, analyze and keep data for evidence based planning

Strategies for realizing development objectives

  • Mobilization and sensitization of communities on children’s rights, CHT, Self exposure and Positive living
  • Mobilization and sensitization of Communities to increase savings in Micro Finance Institutions and SACCOs
  • Sensitization and mobilization of communities to embrace government programs like NAADS, CDD, UPE, and OVC
  • Advocacy for public legal support
  • Advocacy for respect of workers rights and payment of a minimum wage
  • Training and equipping the youth and PWDs with tool-kits
  • Training Vulnerable categories in Various survival skills
  • Providing start up Items to boost IGAs for Women, Youth, Older persons and PWDs
  • Data collection, analysis and storage
  • Conducting study tours for experience sharing

 

 

Sector Plan

Activities

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

Mobilizing and coordinating government programmes

9 sub counties

9 S/C

9 S/C

Conducting Gender mainstreaming workshops

6

10

12

Mobilizing and training communities in hand washing

9

9

9 S/C

Renovating and fencing of Rukukuru Remand Home

1

1

0

Maintaining Rukukuru Remand home projects

2

2

2

Conducting court inquiries on Juveniles in conflict with the law.

30

40

50

Providing orthopedic appliances to PWDs

10

300

300

Inspecting workplaces and protecting worker’ rights

10

15

20

Sensitizing stakeholders on community based rehabilitation.

3 S/C

5 S/c

3S/C

Providing home based care to vulnerable PWDs

5

6

7

Training and equipping PWDs with start up kits

5

6

7

Providing a revolving fund to youth and PWDs

20

25

20

Organizing and attending National and International celebrations.

5

5

5

Conducting trainings of key stakeholders on legal rights and protection of OVC

300

200

300

Procuring a desk top computer for PCY office

1

0

0

Procuring a laptop for FAL office

1

0

0

Procuring a digital camera for CBR office

0

9

1

Conducting exchange visits for experience sharing

4

5

6

Providing psychosocial support to OVC

200

300

300

Collecting, analyzing and storing data for evidence based planning

District wide

District wide

District wide

Coordinating and networking with the Private sector CSOs and Gov institutions

District wide

District wide

District wide

Training youth and PWDs etc in skill enhancement

500

600

700

Supporting IGAs for women youth and PWDs

100

160

150

Conducting councils for women, youth and PWDs

15

15

15

Training and equipping out of school with start up kits

30

30

40

 

Conducting staff meetings

4

5

6

Providing grants to community groups under CDD

100

150

100

Monitoring sector activities

District wide

District wide

District wide

 

Monitoring And Evaluation Plan - Log Frame

 

ACTIVITY

INDICATORS

MEANS OF VERIFICATION

KEY ASSUMPRTIONS

Conducting, monitoring and supervision of officers on routine field activity

Number of officers monitored and supervised

- Reports written

- Signed visitors book

Funds available

Monitoring and coordination of pay activities

Number of activities monitored and coordinated

- Reports

Funds and time available

Monitoring of PAF sectoral activities

Number of PAF activities monitored

- Reports written PAF activities monitored

Funds available

Follow up and supervision of FAL classes/activities and compilation of FAL data

Number of classes supervised and data compiled

- Reports written

- Data compiled and disseminated

Funds available

Inspecting work places and settling l9abour disputes

Number of work places inspected and settled

-Reports written

Funds available

Monitoring PWD, Women, youth council activities and projects

Number of activities and projects monitored

- Reports written

Funds available

Monitoring of CBR actives

Number of sick CBR activities monitored

- Reports written

Funds available

Monitoring and supervision of OVC and HIV/AIDS activities

Number of sick HIV/AIDS and OVC activities monitored

- Reports written

Funds available

Handling probation and social welfare cases

Number of cases handled to conclusion

- Reports written

-Cases registered

Existence of cases

 

 5. DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT BUDGET

 

Three-year budget analysis by source, recurrent/development analysis

Source

2010/11

2011/12

2012/2013

Conditional trans to CD staff salaries

52,144,000

54,751,200

57,488,760

Local staff salaries

145,000,000

152,250,000

159,862,500

FAL

22,236,138

23,347,945

24,515,342

PAF monitoring

1,690,000

1,774,500

1,863.225

CDA non wage

11,604,458

12,184,681

12,050,000

Women, Youth, PWDs Council funds

42,110,000

44,215,500

46,426,275

Local revenue 5%

31,566,000

33,144,991

34,802,240

PCY

30,000,000

31,500,000

33,075,000

OVC

25,000,000