Region: South Asia
Value: High Priority
Start Date: 2013-05-15
End Date: 2014-05-10
UNICEF Pakistan is actively involved in the promotion of the wellbeing of target children and women in thematic program areas that is a communication network in polio across KP and FATA. To assist the field offices in COMNet monitoring, ensure better oversight and wider field coverage, identifying gaps and challenges in the work of COMNet and reporting to the field offices on a regular basis, UNICEF selected APEX Consulting as a partner to provide field monitors/reporters working under provincial offices of UNICEF.
The services provided by the firm including development and refinement of instruments to monitor UNICEF's implementing partner activities in KP and six agencies of the FATA region. APEX mobilized and trained 08 monitoring teams consisted of 13 monitors with experience in program monitoring, reporting, community development, and social research, field teams used monitoring guidelines and observations to collect information about polio program. Monthly monitoring reports were submitted presenting possibilities, gaps, and success stories. Daily monitoring reports were also submitted to provisional field offices/hubs of UNICEF. APEX also designs a web-based M & E reporting system to enables field staff to upload monitoring reports on daily basis and results can be viewed globally through internet access.