Act! is a not-for profit, non-governmental organization that was established in Kenya in September 2001 and registered under the provisions of Non-Governmental Organizations Coordination Act of 1990. Act! vision is “empowered citizens and communities living a productive life in dignity” while its mission is to “support, partner with and develop local organizations to be effective agents of lasting positive change”. Act’s holistic approach to development is delivered through capacity development and grants management.
Act! through its Peace Building and Conflict Transformation Program, is implementing the Strengthening Community Resilience against Extremism (SCORE) activity whose main objective is to address the root causes of conflict and violent extremism and to reduce the allure of potentially radicalizing messages. SCORE is a five-year USAID Kenya and East Africa Activity that commenced in October 2014 and will end in September 2019. SCORE has three specific objectives.
TOR for Training on Women & Countering Violent Extremism (ACT-WCVE-09-2018)
Objectives of the Training
Act! intends to conduct a Women and CVE training at the Coast targeting SCORE partner organizations. The main objective of the training is to enhance the technical capacities of the sub-awardees in understanding and effectively programming on women, girls and CVE in the coastal region of Kenya.
Specific objectives of the training include:
Deliverables and key tasks
The assignment will be conducted through the successful implementation of the following tasks;
4. Key Qualifications
The successful consultant trainer will be required to have:
Candidates based in and familiar with gender and CVE in the coastal region of Kenya are encouraged to apply.
This task will be carried out over a period of Three days i.e. one-day preparation, one-day actual training and one-day report writing.
6. Activity Timeline
Interested and qualified consultants should submit a write up interpreting this Terms of Reference elaborating the methodology. The same should be accompanied with your CVs (3 pages Maximum per CV) containing a comprehensive profile of similar or comparable consultancies or engagements, daily consultancy rates (in Kenya Shillings per day) and referees. The applications should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with the e-mail subject line clearly marked; Women & Countering Violent Extremism Training -ACT-WCVE-09-2018.
The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 19th March, 2018 at 5:00pm East African Time.
Act! is an equal opportunity employer with zero tolerance to corruption.
Note: All materials to be developed under this assignment are property of Act! and may not be cited or reproduced under any circumstances.