Thursday, 27 June 2013


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SECTION A: Organizational Capacity Assessment
Good Hope staff with Nyahuka CBO staff during the selection process
To what extent (Give answer on a scale of 3 to 1[1])
a. The CBO is registered at sub county or district level

b. The group has a clear leadership structure

c. The CBO has a membership of at least 25 – 30 active members

d. The CBO is active in its area of operation specifically in governance,  accountability and human rights

e. The CBO still enjoys the respect of the local authorities in its area of operation i.e. it should credible with a clean track record e.g. of being non political and corruption free.

f. The CBO is still affiliated to the implementing agency – namely RWECO, CEFORD, PAC, ACORD and DENIVA.

g. It has a healthy relationship with the implementing agency.

h. The CBO has evidence of popularizing the Citizens Manifesto in its area of operation.

i. The CBO facilitated the formation of NAs in its area of operation.

j. The CBO nurtured or has the capability of nurturing the NAs to maturity.

k. The CBO facilitated the NA(s) to conduct regular meetings and follow up of emerging issues.

l. The CBO is active in monitoring policy matters and mobilizing citizens to action.

m. The CBO has a clean track record particularly in the area of reporting on actions and meeting deadlines.

n. The CBO trained several other CBOs and the citizens on the Citizens Manifesto.

o. The CBO effectively participated in the previous project “Citizens Manifesto in Action”

p. The CBO has persons capable of working as ToTs.

n. The CBO is committed and willing to continue participating in the Citizen Manifesto in Action project

o. The CBO is involved in some entrepreneurship programme/activity.

Section B: Organizational Training Needs Assessment
Key Policies
Training needs
To what extent (Give answer on a scale of 3 to 1[2])
Assessment of the previous training

  1. Did the CBO participate in training activities on the CM?

  1. What key concepts did the CBO learn on the subject of the CM?

i)                    Key concepts of the Citizens Manifesto

ii)                  The linkage between the Citizens Manifesto and the Planning and Budgeting Process

iii)                The Local Government Planning and Budgeting Process

iv)                Monitoring the performance of elected leaders

v)                  Setting up and use of Neighbourhood Assemblies

vi. Following up issues arising from the Neighbourhood Assemblies

vii. Use of Public events to engage citizens and leaders e.g. Manifesto Days, Music Dance and Drama, Dialogue meetings etc.

viii. The role of elected leaders in the implementation of the CM

ix. The application of new ICT tools to report on the performance of leaders and service delivery

x. Undertaking advocacy campaigns

xi. How to mainstream gender, HIV/AIDS and conflict management in the implementation of the citizens manifesto

xii. Reports and report writing

  1. In case of another round of training what should be the main topics to focus on? Below are possible topics. Do not restrict yourself to these.  Give 3 if you strongly agree, 2 for Agree, 1 for Do not Agree

i.                    Key concepts of the CM

ii.                  The local government budgeting and planning process

iii.                Analyzing the local government budgets

iv.                 Linking the budget to the CM

v.                   Budget and service delivery monitoring

vi.                 Public expenditure tracking

vii.               Generating issue papers

viii.             Facilitation of citizens to engage government

ix.                 Civic mobilization and facilitation

x.                   Advocacy strategies

xi.                 Mainstreaming gender, HIV/AIDS, Conflict management, environment etc in governance

xii.               Facilitating vulnerable groups to influence governance processes

xiii.              Use of modern ICT tools in sharing information and causing action in governance

xiv.             Using physical platforms e.g. Neighbourhood Assemblies to improve the livelihoods of the members

xv.               Setting up livelihood projects

xvi.              How to sustain the physical platforms and advocacy campaigns

xvii.           Entrepreneurship skills

xviii.         Reporting and report writing

xix.              Basic knowledge on key government policies

xx.               Role of elected leaders and civil servants in implementing government policies

xxi.             OTHERS (Specify)

[1] 3 Means Good; 2 Means Fair; 1Means Poor.
[2] 3 Means Good; 2 Means Fair; 3 Means Poor.