WASH KAP Survey via ReliefWeb

Somali Relief and Development Action

Somalia 🇸🇴

TERMS OF REFERENCE KNOWLEDGE ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES FOR WATER SANITATION AND HYGIENE PROJECT SUPPORTED BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM) IN DOLOW LUUQ DISTRICT GEDO REGION SOUTHERN SOMALIA

Background

Somali Relief Development Action (SRDA) is a national organization that works in South Central, Punt land and Somaliland. The organization works with other humanitarian partners, UN agencies, Governments, Communities and other Donors in responding to shocks both man-made and natural. With offices across the country, the organization implements Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Food Security and Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition Projects in Somaliland, Punt land and South Central Somalia.

Somali Relief Development Action (SRDA), with support from International Organization for Migration – IOM has been implementing since 2014 Water Sanitation and Hygiene Projects in Dolow and Luuq district under different donors such Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF), Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and Japan Supplementary Budget (JSB).The aim of these projects were to provide safe clean water and appropriate hygiene and sanitation facilities for both vulnerable host community and internally displaced persons in the two districts.

Purpose of the TOR

The purpose of this TOR is to spell out the guidelines for the assignment that is aimed to carry out a study to assess the knowledge, attitudes and Practices of Dolow and Luuq districts communities regarding Water Sanitation and Hygiene practices and give an overview and relevant recommendations that will inform and guide in appropriate interventions in the area for IOM, SRDA and other humanitarian actors.

KAP SURVEY OBJECTIVES

The goal of the study is to evaluate how the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project that started in 2014 to date contributed to the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices and the influence this has had on behavior change of the communities regarding appropriate Water Sanitation and hygiene practices in Dolow Luuq. In addition the study findings will act as a baseline and recommendations will aid in designing, planning and implementation, of the future WASH Projects interventions.

Specific Objective

Specifically, this study aims to:

  1. To identify existing gaps in knowledge regarding water sanitation and hygiene practices and their negative impact on the health of the targeted communities

  2. To find out the information on incidence of communicable water borne disease due to unhygienic practice.

  3. To review performance, achievements and challenges

  4. To map out other actors that operate in the two district particularly Kabasa IDP camp in order to ensure that interventions are not overlapping with other humanitarian agencies

METHODOLOGY

Using these Terms of Reference, the intending consultant will prepare a draft proposal on how they intend to conduct the survey. The consultant is expected to propose and design a suitable methodology for gathering information and delivering results. This is a social study and both qualitative and quantitative data will be generated.

Main Tasks of the consultant

  1. Submit a report which will include an interpretation of the tasks and methodologies which will be used in the KAP study;

  2. Develop appropriate tools and instruments for gathering information;

  3. Present the KAP Methodology and share it with SRDA WASH Program Manager

  4. Review appropriate documents (Projects Proposal and Reports etc.) relevant to the survey;

  5. Conduct KAP survey-Train data enumerators; ensure quality of data being collected

  6. Undertake consultations with key stakeholders and conduct field data collection;

  7. Process and analyze the data, write and submit a draft report of the survey;

  8. Present Preliminary findings at SRDA, and present the final findings with SRDA Program team

  9. Present the draft report of the findings in a stakeholder forum for comments and feedback

  10. Revise and submit a final copy of the survey report including recommendations to SRDA

DELIVERABLES

Deliverables under this consultancy will include the following:

  1. A detailed report showing how the consultant seeks to undertake the study. The report will include a clear methodology and data collection tools, analysis reporting details and a detailed work plan. This will be presented 4 days after the signing of the contract

  2. Presentation of the KAP methodology and final findings A draft report detailing the survey findings and recommendations 7 days after completion of data collection activities in the field.

  3. A final report 14 days after completion of the field activities. .

The final report shall be submitted as scheduled to SRDA WASH Program Manager in both electronic versions, MS Word printed hard copies.

DURATION AND TIME

The entire assignment including preparation of the study tools and protocols, recruitment and training of data collectors, field work, analysis of data and report writing is estimated to last 14 calendar days. The exercise is expected to commence on 30th January 2018

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational background required:

o Bachelor of Science in Public health, Social Statistics or related fields.

o Postgraduate Studies in Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology is an added advantage.

o Minimum of 5 years relevant research in the Somali region is an added advantage.

o Clear understanding of social science research process or methodology and research ethics.

Proven publications record: Evidence of previous publication record on Knowledge Attitude and Practices survey is an advantage.

Must be computer literate with undoubted proficiency in analytical packages such EPI INFO, SPSS etc?

Languages: Possession of strong oral and written communication skills in English,

o Knowledge of local language will be an added advantage.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think you qualify for the position, please send your application letter together with curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, to: [email protected]. Indicate WASH KAP Survey Consultancy; as subject line when applying by email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply


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