Municipal Fund for the Promotion of Basic Education and Community Infrastructure

01.09.2005 - 30.09.2008


Overall project value (EUR)1000000 Euro, 1220000 USD
No. of staff provided13
Name of ClientMinistry of Economics and Trade. The National Social Investment Fund of Tajikistan (NSIFT)
Financing agencyKFW Bankengruppe
Name of partnersGOPA Consultants (Germany); AFC Consultants (Germany)
Detailed Narrative Description of Project

The program’s overriding goal was to contribute towards the strengthening of the poor population’s human resources by improving their development opportunities and capacities for self-help. The program goal was to improve access to functional and sustainable social infrastructure for poor population groups. At the same time, it was intended that the community driven approach would enhance the participation of such poor population groups in political processes through the inclusion of their representatives in the entire program and in all stages of individual program measures.

Detailed Narrative Description of Services provided

Identification of \"poverty pockets\" in the programme area and definition of selection criteria for villages and communities to benefit from the programme.
Preparation of a training needs assessment for defined target groups.
Community Mobilisation and Project Identification:
- Carry out community development measures in the selected villages/with the selected communities (following NSIFT procedures).
Design and Implementation of micro-projects:
- Support CDCs in preparing final designs and tender documents for mocro-projects;
- Support CDCs in tedering civil works, tender evaluation and the procurement of equipment;
- Support CDCs in contracting civil works and construction supervision.
Human Resourses Development and Training.