Description

SAFE WATER PROJECT

Muslim Charity is intended to implemented access to safe drinking water through installation of Water Hand pumps and Water Wells in Pakistan. 

The project will be based on the following components/ criteria and strategy should be included in the proposal

Coordination with Stakeholders

The local partners will coordinate with District administration for issuance of NOC. They

will also coordinate with relevant departments for site identification (as per pre-set

criteria) and ensure their support and cooperation. The partner organization will also

liaise with other organizations and line departments for affective coordination.

Community Mobilization

The partner will ensure the project is implemented through participatory approach. They

will involve Community through formation of Water committee (WC’s).

The WC will be playing a vital role in beneficiary selection/ site selection for construction and installation of water hand pumps and wells. The partner should provide a detailed community mobilization strategy for the implementation.

Hygiene Promotion

To promote safe hygienic practices and reduce the risk of water and sanitation borne diseases, Hygiene promotion and awareness raising regarding preventable diseases is essential part of the project. The partner is expected to provide strategy for Hygiene promotion and awareness raising in the project. The major focus will be on methods of water disinfection at domestic level and hand washing with soap at critical times.

Need assessment for the identification and selection of the village:

The partner is expected to conduct a need assessment and identify beneficiaries as per criteria provided in this document. The methodology of the need assessment includes key informant interviews (KII), focused group discussions (FGD’s) and site surveys. The partner will develop a detailed need assessment report based on the findings and ground realities.

The summary of the need assessment report would be the part of the proposal.

Beneficiary selection Criteria

  • The household having no water source inside premises and have no access or limited access to drinking water
  • Extremely poor families having no resources to install hand pump in household premises and communities having no resource to install water well.
  • Households headed by elderly persons, women, orphan or disabled and having no water source at home will be given priority
  • Household selection will be done purely on the basis of needs without any discrimination.
  • In case of public places such as market, school, mosque, etc. selction will be based on the need and assurance of proper maintenance

Village selection criteria

  • The water quality fulfils minimum national water quality standards for drinking water.
  • Villages with a high level of poverty and extreme need of clean drinking water.
  • Villages with high level of vulnerability to water born diseases
  • Villages with least interventions of assistance in the provision of clean drinking water.
  • The benefiting beneficiaries are willing to ensure operation and maintenance of the facility.

TERMS AND CONDITION OF THE RFPG

The purpose of this Request for Partnership Grant (RFPG) is to invite proposals from reputable civil society and humanitarian organizations for implementation of Safe Water Programme for the installation of water Hand Pumps and Water Wells in Pakistan.

The proposal should clearly elaborate the strategy for construction and installation through participatory approach, hygiene awareness promotion in proposed area. The proposal should comprise of all components mentioned above.

TARGET LOCATION

Muslim Charity is intending to receive proposal from the below Districts

Province

Districts

Punjab

 

Bhakkar

 

DG Khan

 

Muzaffar Garh

 

Kasur

 

Sheikhupura

 

Multan

Sindh

 

Jamshoroo

 

Mitiari

KPK

 

Mardan

 

Swabi

 

Charsadda

Balochistan

 

Sohbat pur

 

Jhal Magsi

 

Naseer Abad

Maximum fund for one water Hand Pump and Water Well

The maximum fund for each Water hand pump is PKR 15,000 this include all costs associated with the project delivery such as need assessment, construction, installation, hygiene session, maintenance training, NGO administration etc.   

The maximum fund for each water well is PKR   70,000 this include all costs associated with the project delivery such as need assessment, construction, installation, hygiene session, maintenance training NGO administration etc.  

Funding limitation

MC does not impose any limitation on number proposed by an NGO for implementation. However, finalization of decision on total number of WHPs and WWs allocation will depend on the capacity of the NGO as well as its proposed target areas which will be negotiable.

 

Eligibility

MC has opted to identify high performing NGOs who have the proven capacity of continuing their welfare and development interventions even in situation of resource constraints. MC in Pakistan will emphasize on long term partnership with the NGOs who will perform best in this initiative. The NGOs must fall in the following criteria:

  1. The organisation must be registered with the Government of Pakistan
  2. The organization should have the approval /NOC from concern Government Authorities regarding proposed project implementation
  3. The organization has previous proven experience of implementation of WASH projects particularly water hand pumps and water wells implementation with reputable Donor/Fund managing organizations.
  4. Has proven experience of community mobilization, grassroots institutional development, local resource mobilization and sustainable development at local and national level
  5. The organisation that bring in their own resources (in kind or cash);
  6. The organisation must be able to present its financial management and procurement policy or procedures;
  7. The organisation having strong mechanism of internal monitoring and evaluation
  8. The organisation which are not involved in any sort of litigation

Organization who cannot apply:

  1. Individuals/unregistered groups/consultants/vendors cannot apply.
  2. Business/for profit organizations cannot apply.
  3. Organizations involved in any anti-state activity cannot apply.
  4. Organizations having political/religious affiliation cannot apply.

Project selection criteria

Only those projects will be selected for implementation that would be complete in all respects and highly presentable in their documentation and quality. Furthermore, they would be innovative in the adoption of implementation strategy and approaches and would have capacity to work with government departments.

How to Apply

Project Submission Deadline

Projects must be received by our office on Monday 20 July 2020 before or at 1200 hrs.

Submission of Documents

Please submit the soft copies of all your project documents to

pakistanapplications@muslimcharity.org.uk

Documents Comprising the Proposal

The proposal shall be comprised of the following components:

  1. Narrative proposal format (please download from here)
  2. Budget spreadsheet (please download from here)
  3. LFA format (please download from here)
  4. BOQ and Design
  5. Need Assessment Report highlighting the current situation related to access to water, sources of water, depth of water, water quality and beneficiaries data

The Following Documents are Required Along with the Proposal Submission

  1. Certification of Registration of organisation.
  2. List of Board of Governors/Directors along with CNICs, Addresses, Occupations and Contact details.
  3. Audit reports of last 3 years (External Audit).
  4. Two references from current or previous donors.
  5. Organisational profile.