The project will forge linkages between Communities, grassroots NGO, and international NGOs to promote poverty alleviation, improve the quality of education, empower women through Micro-credit so that they will, in turn, afford tuition fees and sustain their livelihoods.
|How we Intend to Fund…:||Micro-Credit Loans for women self-help groups and cooperatives|
|Target Beneficiaries||Women and Children|
|Organization Name:||Imperative Initiative for Motivation of Global Care (IIMGC)- Coalition|
|Contact Information for Organisation or Initiatives:||Click Here|
|Start date of Initiative:||Open|
|Location(s) of Initiative:||Abuja FCT, Kaduna State, Kano State in Nigeria|
|Overall Goal of Initiative:||To establish and promote a medium to advocate human right, to foster unity, development in people’s lives. The inclusion of women voices at all levels of policy-making, bringing peace, sustainable development in local communities and the world at large which will help us completely curb, eradicate poverty, war and neglect of the people’s right.|
|Initiative Keywords (for search):||IIMGCNonprofit, Micro-Credit Loans, Children, Disabilities, Human Right, Child Right, Self Help Group, Poverty Alleviation, Skill, Capacity Building.|
|Start-up capital (rounded):||Fundraising Stage|
|Donors (if applicable):||Fundraising Stage|
How to Measure Success
MODEL FOR EVALUATE SUCCESS FOR A COMMUNITY PROJECTS
FIVE PHASES OF EVALUATION
1. Supporting collaborative planning
TYPES OF STAKEHOLDERS:
1. Community groups
QUESTIONS WE ASK ON STEPS TO DEVELOPING AND EVALUATING OUR PROJECTS
1. Clarify program objectives and goals – what are the main things we want to accomplish and how have we accomplished them?
2. Develop evaluation questions –
3. Develop evaluation methods – Various forms
4. Set up a timeline for evaluation activities – create a table listing:
EXPECTED EVALUATION RESULTS AND WHAT WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO USE FROM THE RESULT:
|Achievement recorded under the USE Pilot Project 2014-2015:||IMPACT/ACHIEVEMENT IIMGC has successfully transformed the lives of women, children, youths through feeding, clothing and free medical aids.
Twelve (12) communities were reached on food/nutrition, books, clothes, baby shoes and free medical aids.
Five (5) women and Two (2) men were given microcredit support for empowerment.
Eighty (80) people were trained on Entrepreneurial Skill.
Sixty (60) IIMGC Staffs trained for HIV/AIDS prevention, counseling, and testing.
Hundred (100) IIMGC Malaria counseling and testing 50 households reached on Mosquito Nets.
Financed an administration of mini projects in Zaria.
Vulnerable children visitation and support.
Sponsored Skill, Sanitation and Hygiene Training (SWASH)
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign for Girl-Child Education
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign for Women Rights and Inclusion
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign for Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign for Human Trafficking and Drug Abuse
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign on HIV/AIDS and Stigma
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign on Female Genital Mutilation
Conducted Training, Advocacy, and Campaign on Peacebuilding in the Grassroots
|Reasons for Success or Failure:||This Project summarizes findings from a list of reports and researches which are aimed at identifying problem and development gaps and offer recommendations on how organizations can work more effectively to implement development strategies that will be more responsive to families, women, youths and children vulnerability protection.|
|Main risks of Initiative:||So far we encountered minimum risks and successfully managed and mitigated our resources and resource persons during the sudden rise in inflation. Before the project, our team of professionals and consultants were able to accurately predict the short-term and long-term recession, which helped in the project planning.|
|Lessons Learned:||During IIMGC advocacy visit to Beth Torrey Orphanage for the disabled and mentally challenged, Zaria, Kaduna we recognized commitments and determination by the staff and Volunteers who were selfless in their services. One thing struck us as we made our rounds throughout the orphanage we couldn’t help but notice the clean serene environment and absolute calmness of the entire environment, it felt like every other home. All thanks to their patience, endurance, and commitment. From previous projects conducted in 2014 we have seen tremendous success and change. Children living with the disability enjoy access to food, reading and writing materials.|
|Invariable aspects (essential for success):||Sustainable Economic Empowerment Development Scheme (SEEDS). The SEEDS Coalitions is an initiative set up by IIMGC to engage in well-defined goals such as Sustainable Development Scheme (SDS), a Ten (10) years Sustainable Humanitarian Development (SHD) project worth Two Billion Dollar ($2, 000, 000, 000.00) and supports from volunteers have helped us achieve greater success.|
|Variable aspects (not essential for success):||Lack of plan and performance record.|
|Advice for others starting similar Initiatives:||Maintaining transparency at all times in other to achieve sustainable impact. Mitigating risks using past records of successful impacts. Maintaining relationship with stakeholders, beneficiaries and other networking partners. Keeping and maintaining a good relationship with volunteers and staff and members of the organization’s team work. Must ensure that all work and achievements including failures are recorded for future references.|
|Scaling-up Strategies: Through Partnership Investment Projects unders SDS Project.||Through project USES, IIMGC should be able to do the following: School Sanitary facilities will be provided for schools in the slums/rural areas, E-library, child welfare centers, ICT centers, alternative Energy for Rural Communities, First aid kits in local schools, Water Pumps & Borehole for Rural Communities, Storage Tanks for Communities, Textbooks as well as other learning utilities will be provided where needed. Classrooms will be built in target marginalized communities who have little or no adequate classrooms. School uniforms, school bags, and food will be provided for the children.|