United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF)


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: € 184,700

Start Date: 2011-02-15

End Date: 2011-09-15


Team Members

(Assignment Manager)
Yasir Majeed
(Assignment Coordinator)
14 Field Monitors and Two Field Coordinators

Project Description

UNICEF Pakistan started emergency relief response in thematic program areas, that is, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Nutrition, Education, and Child Protection across the country. To assist the field offices in regular monitoring, the emergency response operation, identifying gaps, issues and difficulties faced by women and children and reporting to the field offices on regular basis, UNICEF selected APEX Consulting Pakistan (ACP) as a partner to provide male and female field monitors/reporters working under provincial offices of UNICEF.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firm's included development and refinement of instruments to monitor the UNICEF's implementing partner activities in all flood-affected districts of Sindh province. APEX mobilized and trained 07 monitoring teams where each team consisted of one male and one female monitor with experience in program monitoring, reporting, community development, and social research. These teams were supervised by the coordinator North and South. Field teams using a checklist, monitoring guidelines and observations to collect information about Health, Water and Sanitation, Education, and Child Protection. Weekly and monthly monitoring reports were submitted presenting possibilities, gaps, and success stories. Daily monitoring updates were also reported to provincial hubs/field offices of UNICEF.