TERMS OF REFERENCE
SHORT TERM CONSULTANT FIRM FOR FFOPROJECT INCOME GENERATION TRAINING
FFO PROJECT MOGADISHU
Application Deadline: 7th November-19 at 10:00AM.
Send documents To:CSS.LOGISTICS@savethechildren.org
Save the Children International (SCI) is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to fight for children’s rights and deliver immediate and lasting improvement to children’s lives worldwide. SCI has been operational in Greater Somalia for over 40 years. Current programs straddle relief and development in various sectors including Health, Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Vocational and Skills Training, Education and Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) working in Somaliland, Puntland and Central South Somalia to help communities cope with drought, conflict, displacement and flooding.
FFO project: is integrated humanitarian assistance to vulnerable populations in Shabelle IDPs Mogadishu Somalia. This project is supported by FFO (Federal Foreign Office-Germany) with an aim of reduction of vulnerability of displaced people, especially women and children in Mogadishu. The overall aim of this project span from short term humanitarian support to long term resilience building using the durable solutions approach to IDPs crisis in Mogadishu.Save the Children is responding through the provision of lifesaving health, nutrition, WASH and FSL interventions to the continued humanitarian needs of a population that has been through one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.
Save the children international wishes to contract a short term consultant to provide business skills training to 150 household beneficiaries on Income Generating Activities (IGA) planning, implementation and sustenance.
2.0 SCOPE OF WORK:
This assignment will be focus on training select community members on identification of viable business opportunities, planning, and startup in order to sustainably manageto promote household income diversification and economic growth. The duration of the training will be 6 days, with total of 150 participants comprising 3 groups, 50 participants per group.
The training will empower beneficiaries to identify and assess viable IGA opportunities in their communities, invest, start and manage sustainable income generation activities through application of entrepreneurial and business skills.
To provide Business management training to targeted poor households including IDPs and marginalized groups in order to achieve significant diversification and economic growth of households in Mogadishu; impart attitude, knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship to enhances household food security and self-resilience; and provision of tools kits to individual or groups beneficiaries thus facilitating entry into self or wage employment.
The overall training process will be highly experiential and participatory. The discourse approach involves various techniques including but not limited to Brainstorming, Interactive Q and A, Group work exercises Case study, Role play and business modeling. The 150 beneficiaries will undergo a 30hours’ business, entrepreneurship, bookkeeping and business planning skills training through appropriate facilitative methodologies. Beneficiaries will be assisted to produce their own business plans at the end of the training. After the training, beneficiaries will receive start-up capital to commence their income generating activities. Subsequent mentoring activities will be facilitated by project staff.
Specifically the consultancy firm will undertake the following key tasks.
Duration of the assignment:
The duration of this assignment overall is 6days including preparation and report writing?
Specific schedules will be agreed with the selected candidate.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE OF THE CONSULTANCY FIRM
Share your documents with email; CSS.LOGISTICS@savethechildren.org with the subject line of the email body “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL SCALE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT”. Deadline for submission is 7thNovember 2019 at 10:00AM