International Community Program – Tanzania, Biharu (Unassigned)

Description

International Community Programs (ICP) - Unassigned Program

Chapters interested in starting a new International Community Program (ICP) can apply to adopt an Unassigned Program. All Unassigned Programs have been reviewed and approved by the Application Review Committee (ARC) and therefore, meet our international community partnership criteria.

Community Program Background

Country: Tanzania

Region: Kigoma Region

Municipality:  Buhigwe District

Community: Biharu

Community Based Organization: Water Board

Local NGO Partner: Manluku Youth Development Initiatives

Local Government Partner (if applicable): Biharu Ward, Local government authority

Project Type (Community’s first priority project type): Water supply

Community’s Challenges Description: The current water system was built and set by the Swedish FPCT Missionaries who left the community 10 years ago. It is a piped gravity system, that is very old now and its air valves can no long operate to facilitate water flow, from the water source to the community villages. However, the current water pipes that supplies water in streets of the community are very old causing leakages of the very few water that reaches the villages community.

Estimated project budget (labor, materials, and equipment): $45652

*Please note that the estimated budget will likely change based on the scope and does not include travel and logistical expenses.

Number of people in the community: 26000

To Learn More about this Unassigned Program

If your chapter is interested in learning more about this program, please see the Community Partnership Application for this program.

***Please note: Chapter Leadership access is needed to view this Unassigned Program in Volunteer Village. If you do not have Chapter Leadership access, please submit a “Support Request.”

Requirements

All Team Applications for Unassigned Programs will be evaluated based on the following criteria: status and quality of any existing community programs within the chapter; proposed fundraising plan; membership capacity; quality management plan; as well as the Responsible Engineer In Charge (REIC) qualifications and Mentor Team qualifications.

Please review these articles for more information regarding team qualifications:

Responsible Engineer in Charge (REIC) Qualifications

ICP Project Role Descriptions and Requirements

Mentor Team Qualifications

Chapter Eligibility: In order to start a new International Community Program, all chapters will need to be eligible to start a new program. Please review this article for more information regarding chapter eligibility.

Contact

If your chapter has any questions about this Unassigned Program or for more information about how to apply to adopt this program, please contact Gretchen Smithwick, gretchen.smithwick@ewb-usa.org.

Please do not contact the proposed NGO, community, or local government partners directly. If your team has additional questions that are not answered in the Community Program Application or Review Summary, please contact Gretchen Smithwick.

To Apply

If your chapter is interested in applying for this program, please review these instructions to submit a Team Application in Volunteer Village. Submittal deadlines are the 1st and 15th of each month. Chapter eligibility will be reviewed before the chapter can move forward with the application review process.

***Please note: Chapter Leadership access is needed to submit a Team Application in Volunteer Village. If you do not have Chapter Leadership access, please submit a “Support Request.”