SUAAHARA

An Introduction of SUAAHARA program  

Suaahara (Good Nutrition) is comprehensive community focused program dedicated to improving the health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women and children under two years of age, thereby directly addressing the vulnerable points of development which results in child health (MNCH) service ,family planning services ,water sanitation and hygiene ,home based gardening and behavior change communication . Suaahara works closely with government to strengthen policies and programs that will improve health and nutritional status.

The program is supported by United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Suaahara integrates various sectors – Health, water and sanitation, livestock, education including food security activities. Suaahara will improve dietary diversity of mothers and children through homestead food production. Program works closely with FCHV and mothers groups to improve the health and nutrition behaviors of mothers, infant’s and young children,

In Nawalparasi district program is being implemented in all VDC in partnership with Nepal water for Health (NEWAH) and BES Nepal from 1 Iuly, 2012. The program period is from September 11 to August 2016. Program supports six VDCs of Nawalparasi district(Naram, Bharaatipur, Narayeni, Dumkibas, Guthiprasauni, Guthisuryapura) for Open Defecation free movement.

Program objective is to improve the nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women and child below 2 yrs of age.

Program mainly expect to

a) Improve the household health and nutrition behaviors

b) Increase use of quality nutrition and health services by women and children

c) Increase use of maternal, newborn and child health services, family planning services

d) Improve water sanitation and hygiene behaviors and practices

e) Increased consumption of diverse and nutritious foods by women and their families

Cross-cutting issues: Gender, Equity and Social Inclusion, Behavior Change Communication, Capacity Building, Monitoring and Evaluation

Program core staff: 30

Major activities in details for 2014/015

IR 1: Household (HH) Health and Nutrition Behaviors are improved

Activity No. 1.1.1 Mobilize Suaahara district and PNGO staff during national Vitamin A supplementation campaign to raise awareness provide supportive monitor before and  during the supplementation days. (Non budgetary)

All District and LNGO team will be mobilized for National Vitamin A supplementation campaign in all VDCs and Municipalities of Nawalparasi District. The main focus will be on SA-1.

Activity No.1.1.2. Organize food demonstration sessions including Citizen Awareness Centers (CACs), health mother’s groups (HMGs) and homestead food production (HFP) group members using locally available foods and also ensure male engagement during these sessions. 

 

Food demonstration sessions will be conducted in 715 HMGs, 50 HFPB and 36 CAC group using locally available food.  The activities will be carried out 3 times a year in a total of 801 groups. The major aim of this activity is to promote the consumption of locally available nutritious food and sensitize family on 4 diverse food groups along with minimum acceptable diet. Field Supervisors will support while FCHVs will lead these events.

Activity No. 1.1.3. Counsel 1,000 days women and family members on maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN) and family planning during PHC/ ORCs, EPI/ GMP and ANC clinics. (Non budgetary)

Field supervisors will visit one clinic every month and conduct counseling session on Maternal Infant Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) and family planning for the promotion of nutritional status of the mother, infant and young child.

1.1.4. Establish an integrated nutrition corner at each health facility highlighting four food groups, various methods of contraception, oral rehydration therapy and iron-made cooking pots using related BCC and display materials (small packets of food, iron karai, family planning kit).

Four diverse food groups will be displayed in all 77 HFs, DHO, District office and PNGO office.  PNGO and field supervisors will be mobilized for managing corner in HFs for the dissemination of four diverse food recipes.  Board will be formed and possible grains and other foods will be displayed. Board will be displayed in accessible part of the HF. ED, FC and AFO will design and prepare the board and FS will distribute to HFs with insurance that they are properly managed.

1.1.5. Mobilize peer facilitators (PF) to promote MIYCN and family planning behaviors among 1,000 days women and family members of DAG VDCs.

a) Orient VDC Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee (VNFSSC) members as well as FCHVs on the concept of PFs, PF selection criteria and PF selection process. This activity may be conducted during regular semi-annual meeting of VNFSSC (link with IR 4).

Health facility worker and field supervisor will conduct orientation on the concept of PFs, PF selection criteria and PF selection process to the VNFSSC (VDC Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee members and FCHV. The activity will possibly be conducted during semi-annual meeting of VNFSSC.

b) Organize a micro-teaching, practice and preparation workshop for health workers and field supervisors to be able to train PFs (2+1=3 days). (District)

c) Train selected 1,000 days women or family members to become PFs (2+1+1=4 days).

*A separate activity will not be organize for District Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee members. They will be oriented on the PF program during one of the regular quarterly meetings (link with IR 4).

Out of 73 VDCs of Nawalparasi, 10 DAG VDCs will be selected. 2 people (females) from each ward of selected VDCs, as per PF guideline i.e.  180 people will be trained in 2 days initially. They will disseminate message and reinforce best nutrition practice with 1000 days mothers for and also participate in MIYCF meeting every month and then review meeting will be organized for sharing experiences, learning’s, challenges after a month. Then after they will replan for next month activities and return back to their working areas. Quarterly review meetings will be organized thereafter. All these activities would be conducted by Field Supervisors.

1.1.6. Conduct home visits to counsel 1,000 days women and family members on MIYCN, family planning, WASH and HFP behaviors with priority to DAG households. (No budgetary)

Field supervisor and FCHV will conduct home visit to counsel 1000 days mother and family members on MIYCN, family planning, WASH and HFP behaviors. The priority will be given to DAG households.

1.1.7. Celebrate key life events by acknowledging a member of the HMG/ CAC/ HFP group by other members of her group during the 4th month of pregnancy, within 3 days of delivery or around the time of the rice feeding ceremony of her baby to promote key pregnancy behaviors, exclusive breast feeding and introduction of complementary food only after completing 6 months. Priority will be given to DAG households.

FCHVs are the key persons to facilitate the MIYCF group to organize key life events in the close support of FSs. They will first identify such cases and keep record in meeting minutes of HMG.  FCHV and/or representatives from the group participate in such events and provide appreciation materials.

1.1.8. Identify ideal families (those who have adopted 4 or more of the 7 key behaviors), acknowledge them during community level events and select a few to be recognized at the district level during Women’s Day. Priority will be given to DAG families and those whose family members play a supportive role. 

Field supervisors, peer educators, social mobilizers will identify Ideal family/Healthy family who have followed all behavior including GESI. An event will be organized at the VDC level where 1000 days mother from each DAG VDCs will be appreciated. Checklist will be developed for selection of such ideal family. The events will be organized in February.

1.1.9 Organize one day INP interaction with local pharmacists (but not those who are also health workers) with a focus on feeding more during and after illness.  (District) 

1.1.10. Improve ward specific health and nutrition indicators (iron compliance, zinc compliance, sick child feeding, MIYCN behaviors) by mirco-planning with health workers and FCHVs (link with one day workshop of IR 2.1) 

a) Organize 2 days micro-planning workshop with district supervisors and ilaka health facility in-charge to build their capacity to faciliate health facility level micro-planning workshop for health workers and FCHVs. (District)

b) Organize 2 days micro-planning workshop with FCHVs and health workers to improve low ranking health and nutrition indicators.

Illaka incharge will conduct 2 days micro planning workshop health workers and FCHVs. The main focus is to improve low ranking health and nutrition indicators i.e. Iron supplementation, Zinc compliance, Sick Child feeding & Zinc and MIYCN behaviors related activities.

1.1.11. Promote micro-nutrients (iron, vitamin A and iodine) during ongoing HMG meetings, food demonstration sessions, HFP group meetings, CAC sessions, WCF meetings and male group interactions.

FS and FCHVs will promote micro nutrients (iron, vitamin A and iodine) during regular HMG meetings, food demonstration sessions, HFP group meetings, CAC sessions, WCF meetings and male group interaction. The main aim of this activity is to improve maternal, infant and child health.

1.1.12. Celebrate nutrition related days such as Breastfeeding Week, Iodine Month, School Health and Nutrition Week, Egg Day, FCHV Day at district and VDC level with a focus on interacting with 1,000 days women and family members to promote the day-specific behavior.

The key nutrition related days will be celebrated at the VDC level. The Important days that will be celebrated are Iodine month, Nutrition week and Egg day. These days will be celebrated in the leadership of FSs coordinating with VDC level HFs.  Women’s day will be celebrated in District level with conduction of a formal program led ED and FC in coordination with WACO.

1.1.13. Engage male household members during home visits, food demonstration sessions, key life event visits, HFP group meetings and household WASH activities. (Non budgetary)

FS and FCHV will encourage engagement of male household members during home visits, food demonstration sessions, key life event visits, HFP group meetings and household WASH activities. The aim of this activity is to sensitize male responsibility towards achievement of good maternal, infant and child health.

1.1.14. Promote regular listening of Bhanchhin Aama radio program and utilization of the call in component, Hello Bhanchhin Aama, during all community level activities (HMG meeting, HFP meeting, food demonstration sessions, CAC sessions, WCF meetings and male interaction groups). (Non budgetary)

All the Suaahara program associated staffs will listen the BA radio program. At the field level, FS and SM will promote and encourage regular listening of BA radio program along with the utilization of Hello BA where anyone can put their problems/solution and/or feedback regarding the contents of the radio program.

1.1.15. Organize 3 days training to LGCDP social mobilizers on Bhanchhin Aama radio program to be able to facilitate regular CAC sessions on behaviors highlighted by different episodes of the radio program.

BES Nepal will organize the 3 days training to 18 LGCDP social mobilizers and field supervisors on Bhanchhin Aama radio program to be able to facilitate regular CAC sessions on behaviors highlighted by different episodes of the radio program.

1.1.16 Use local FM to air quarterly program updates. (District)

1.1.17 Conduct 2 days WLI on INP for 1000 Days mothers and their decision makers.

2 days ward level interaction (WLI) on INP will be conducted for 1000 days mothers and their decision makers. The 1000 days mothers who are left to be oriented and who are from the border areas will be selected for the orientation program this year. Events will be determined on the basis of remaining exact numbers of 1000 days mothers. FSs are the key person to conduct the interaction activities.

1.2.1 Conduct 4 sessions of clean house concept in HMG meeting (ODF campaigning & low coverage VDC)

Four sessions of clean house concept in HMG meeting members (ODF campaigning & low coverage VDC) will be organized and conducted in the field. FS will facilitate these session on the basis of clean house guideline.

1.2.2 Established and certified clean house in 11 VDCs. (District)

1.2.4 ODF Campaign

The ODF campaign will be initiated by district Suaahara for the promotion of sanitation and hygiene status in the 5 boarder areas VDCs (Sanai, Palhi, Germi, Badahara Dubauliya and Bhujahawa).  As the part of the campaign, indicator development workshop will be conducted in each VDCs by EHA supervisor and FC.  FS will supports before, during and after the workshop. Wall painting, DAG house hold support, hoarding board support will also be carried out by FS. Discussions on V-WASH CC meeting will be done in 5 ODF VDCs. Field supervisors, peer educators, social mobilizers, CHSF will make fair discussions and also they will make action on ODF declaration. D-WASH CC/ V-WASH CC FSs, FCHVs, WCF will also support in ODF campaing.

1.2.5 Community triggering

CC, YC, mother group and other group will be oriented on ODF and create awareness through the conduction of different triggering activities eg. street drama, role play etc. FSs and SMs will lead the activities in VDC level to declare the ODF and promote sanitation activities in VDC level.

1.2.6 School WASH plan & student mobilization

One day workshop will be conducted in each 5 ODF VDCs by WASH officer and EHA supervisor. The program will be managed by PNGO team, particularly FS. WASH plan will be developed for all schools of VDC during the workshop. Implication of developed Plan will be supported as well as followed up through Suaahara program.

1.2.7 Celebrate ODF declaration ceremony

VWASH CC will organize and celebrate formal ceremony only after the construction of toilet in all households in the VDC. SUAAHARA program will support funding for the management of formal celebration.

1.2.8 Conduct 4 key WASH session in WCF/CAC

SMs will conduct 4 key WASH sessions in WCF/CAC after their orientation. Technical support will be provided by FS during these events, wherever it is required. The event will be organized linking with promotion of clean house model.

1.2.9 Established Hand washing corner (remaining area of last year program) (District)

1.2.10 PA vial test and awareness exercise

The orientation on PA vial test will be carried out in all VDCs and municipalities of the district in coordination with V WASH CC.  FSs will be responsible for the coordination. The aim of this activity is to create awareness on the safe drinking water along with the hygiene and sanitation.

1.2.11WASH related Day celebration at district and VDC Level (World water and National Sanitation week)

WASH related days (World water and National Sanitation week) celebration will be organized as a key source to disseminate the message of the program. These activities would be a source of BCC campaign. Field coordinator, FSs will coordinate and collaborate with D-WASH CC/V-WASH CC in spreading the importance of various days. This is an important event for Suaahara as main objective of the project is to promote the hygiene and sanitation. Celebration will take place in all VDCs and Municipalities.

1.2.12. CHSFs mobilization

Two CHSF will be mobilized a week per month at post ODF VDCs for the promotion of sanitation activities in the VDC level especially in ODF activities. Two person will be mobilized in ODF VDCs for 10 months. Youths who are working as volunteer in the same VDCs will be on priority for the selection as CHSF by VWASH CC. FS will support to VWASHCC. For the CHSF mobilization.

1.2.13 Support of DAG HH to improve water source, renovation and water point extension (District)

1.2.14 Facilitate V-WASH strategy plan update/reformulation

Technical as well as financial support will be provided to prepare V-WASH strategy plan in 5 ODF VDCs and plan will be reviewed in Post ODF VDCs. Two day workshop will be organized after hiring a consultant. Enumerator will collect from the field and consultant will document the information and prepare VWASH strategy paper with exclusive discussion on VDC level. Review on post ODF activities will be formed.

1.2.15 Facilitate to organize the meeting with V- WASH CC

Financial as well technical support will be provided by the Suaahara program for quarterly meeting to regularize the meeting of VWASH CC. FSs will facilitate the quarterly meeting to follow up action plan and document the reports.

1.2.16 Support to supervision & monitoring V-WASH

For the follow up of the action plan and wash activities at community level,  the V-WASH CC will monitor by visiting the households on regular basis. Supervisors as well as CHSF will facilitate the visit. Mainly the progresses will be updated and actions for unaccomplished activities will be followed up. Suggestions, feed backs will be provided during and after the visit.

1.2.17 Support to regularize Review meeting/workshop  

PNGO will support to regularize review meetings and workshop. The main aim of this activity is to keep update with the ongoing programs and activities in the field.

1.2.18 Support DEO to organize 2 days education sector workshop (District)

1.2.19 Organize 2 days V-WASH CC orientation on WASH strategic plan formulation, updating, operationalize and sector mobilization

PNGO will organize 2 day V WASH CC orientation on WASH strategic plan formulation, updating, operationlizing and sector mobilization.

1.2.19 Conduct 3 days Mason training on toilet construction in ODF campaigning VDCs (District)

1.2.20 Conduct 2 days orientation to School teachers on schools’ role on clean school & house promotion

Two days workshop will be conducted in each 5 ODF VDCs by WASH officer and EHA supervisor. The program would be managed by PNGO team, particularly FS. As a result WASH plan will be developed for schools of VDC. Implication of developed Plan will be supported as well as followed up through Suaahara program. This will be integrated with activity 1.2.14.

1.2.21 Conduct 2 days orientation to Child club on clean school & clean house promotion.

CC will organize different activities for raising the awareness and the promotion of clean house as well as clean school. Suaahara program will support financially for the activities conducted by CC. Fs and CHSF will technically support to the ceremony.

1.2.22 Conduct 2 days orientation to FCHVs to facilitate clean house concept in HMG orientation.

2 days orientation to FCHVs will be conducted to facilitate clean house concept in HMG orientation. HMG orientation will be conducted in 6 Post ODF and 5 ODF VDCs. FSs will organize these events in VDC level.

1.2.23 Conduct 2 days orientation to SM and FSs to facilitate clean house concept in HMG orientation (District)

Intermediate Result- 2

1.2.24 Conduct 4 days Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion Training to CHSF and Local leaders (District)

2.1.1 To monitor counseling service on nutrition by using HF checklist- By district team (Except FSs) (Non budgetary)

2.2.1. Monitor key commodities related with MCH at health facilities (Vit A, co trim, ORS, Zinc and Iron) By district team

2.2.2. HFOMC Capacity Building rollout Training (3 days)

PNGO will conduct HFOMC Capacity Building Rollout Training for 3 days. This roll out training will be organized in 15 HFOMC.

2.2.3. HFOMC review meeting

During year 4, all 35 HFOMC review meeting will be held on quarterly basis. The review meeting will be facilitated by the FSs.

2.2.4. Support to regularize HFOMC meeting

Review meeting will be conducted with HFOMC every 2 months and two days annual review meeting will be conducted in annual basis to ensure the progress and also to identify the obstacles and challenges. Replanning will be done to address the obstacles and challenges. Field supervisor will support and assist in this process.

2.3.1. Strengthen/reestablish ORT corners at Health facility-(Prevalance of ORT where SA) (District)

2.3.2. Demonstration on ORS preparation during Health mother’s group meeting, CAC meeting. (Non budgetary)

FCHVs/FSs will demonstrate ORS preparation during Health mother’s group meeting, CAC meeting while participating in the meeting. This will also link with food demonstration.

2.3.3. Ensure and refilling the availability of Zinc, ORS, cotrim tablet and timer with FCHV during monthly meeting. (non Budgetary)

FSs will participate in the FCHV monthly meeting where they will observe and interact with FCHVs regarding the availability of zinc, ORS, cotrim tablet and timer with FCHVs. Also, they will discuss on disposal out of dated materials.

2.4.2. Support DHO/DPHO review meetings with health facility In charges to discuss the progress of action plan to improve service delivery of FP and nutrition. (District)

2.4.3 Support DHO/DPHO QI. (District)

2.4.5. To monitor counseling service on nutrition and HTSP by using HF checklist.

As per the HF checklist, ED and FC will monitor counseling service on nutrition and HTSP on a regular basis.

- To discuss about 3 key HTSP messages in health mothers group meeting, FCHV monthly meeting. (non Budgetary) Except FS

The 3 key messages about HTSP will be discussed in health mothers group meetings, FCHV meeting. The discussion will be facilitated by FSs.

Intermediate Result  – 3

2.4.6. Monitor key commodities related with maternal, CB-IMCI, FP, at health facilities (Condoms, Pills, Depo, IUD, Norplant) By district team (non Budgetary)

3.1.1. Select potential mothers of 1000 days and FCHVs from HFP beneficiary group for development of Village Model Farmers

Ninety 1000 days mothers from 150 HMGs of 18 DAG VDCs will be selected for development of VMF.

Organize 5 days VMF capacity building training for selected VMFs in coordination with training consulting agency (Vijaya Development Resource Center-VDRC)

The selected VMFs will be trained by organizing 5 days VMF capacity building training. The training will be conducted in coordination with training consulting agency. Support will be provided in strengthening selective VMFs through agriculture inputs.

3.1.2. (a) Village Model Farmers (DAG, Good Performer, Potential leader, Getting support from Male member/family member) who really need start up material support to establish model HFP from trained VMFs using assessment sheet of post VMF training

(b) Provide material support (eg Drip,  Pipe, Plastic drums, Poultry Feeds etc) to selective VMFs based on need assessment in coordination and consultation with DADO, DLSO ,District Irrigation Office and IDE Nepal

Materials will be provided for those selected VMF who have performed bitterly on the basis of the need assessment. 81 VMFs will be selected and supported by the PNGO.

3.1.3 Organize the 10 day Local Resource Person (LRP) development training for selective VMFs (who can be potential for resource person on HFP) in coordination and consultation with DADO, DLSO and Suaahara-district/cluster/Ktm Ag team

Ninety 1000 days mothers from 150 HMGs of 18 DAG VDCs are being selected and trained on VMF by organizing 5 days training. Support will be provided in strengthening selective VMFs through agriculture inputs.  Selective VMF (water management-drip, plastic drums, pipe, canes, chicks etc) in coordination with DADO and DLSO-81 VMFs                                                                          – Select best performer VMF and DAG VMF. Among 90 VMFs, 81 will be received 10 days training on LRP they will support for HFP action in their groups.

3.1.4. Organize the 3 day-Vegetable Seed Production Training for selective VMFs (who are potential to develop as seed producers in community) in coordination with District Agriculture Development Office and Suaahara district/cluster Ag team (District)

3.1.5. Organize the 3 day-Collective Marketing Approach Training for the Selective VMFs (who can develop market enterprise for fresh vegetables) at district level in coordination with Suaahra district/cluster Ag team  (District)

3.1.6 Support in regularization of mothers group meeting through FCHVs/Group leader/VMF/field supervisors

FCHVs as one of the key part of the mother group will support to regularize meeting of the group. Likewise Group leader, VMF and field supervisors will also support for the groups for continuously conducting meeting and discuss on the progress and challenges for further betterment.

3.1.7. Support in distribution of seeds of vegetables to households of mothers of 1000 days, FCHVs, VMFs in coordination with Agriculture Service Centers/DADO (a. Seeds of winter season seeds-for all HFP intensive and low Intensive districts, b. Dry season seeds for HFP low intensive district-25-75%)

ATA will provide seeds of vegetables to FSs where they distribute it to the households with mothers of 1000 days. FCHVs, VMFs will support in the distribution. The activities will be carried out in coordination with agricultural service centers/DADO.

Support HHs in practicing improving HFP actions through regular follow up and supportive supervision by FS based on HH visit guideline

While visiting HHs by field supervisors on the basis of HH visit guide line, they also will discuss and or technical support to the community for improving HFP actions.

3.1.8. Organize a consultative meeting with District Agriculture Development office (DADO) with agenda a. Endorse vegetable Composite Seed Packs for diversification of Homestead Garden based on context/geography b. Avoid duplication in distribution of seeds at household level c. Increase HHs’ access to vegetable seed after Suaahara’s seed support program

Seeds of vegetable to 2868 households of mothers of 1000 days and FCHVs from 18 VDC will be supported through the project intervention with aiming to promote VMF and also for the promotion of diversified food in local level. Before distributing the seeds meeting will be held with DADO staffs in district level. The initiation for the meeting will be taken by FC and ATA.

3.1.9. Organize a “Technical On Site Coaching Visit” by DADO/DLSO in supervision area (having more HFP related problems-High poultry mortality, low seed germination, high prevalence of poultry diesease, low vegetable production etc)

PNGO will organize a ‘Technical on site coaching visit’ in supervision area (having more HFP related problems- high poultry mortality, low seed germination, high prevalence of poultry diseases, low vegetable production etc. The activities will be conducted twice a year.

3.1.10. Organize a “Technical On Site Coaching Visit” by ASC/LSC in supervision area (having more HFP related problems-High poultry mortality, low seed germination, high prevalence of poultry disease, low vegetable production etc)

In coordination with DADO/DLSO (ASC/LSC) will be continuously done. Representatives from those offices will visit the fields for monitoring HFP related actions.

3.1.11. Support in regularization of HFP group(Sub group of Health Mothers Group) meeting through VMF/FCHVs/Field supervisors and in ensuring participation of male member/family support members by 25% in the meeting

FS/ VMF/FCHVs will support in regularization of HFP group (sub group of health mothers group) meeting and in ensuring participation of male member/family support members by 25% in the meeting.

Support in regularization of mothers group meeting through FHCVs/Group leader/VMF/field supervisors

3.1.12. Support in practicing improved HFP (Homestead garden and Back yard poultry) through a regular follow up visit to households by FS using integrated home visit checklist

FS will make regular follow up visit to household. While visiting households, they will also visit to support in practicing improved HFP by using integrated home visit checklist.

3.1.13 Organize follow up and supportive supervision by district technical officer for material supported DAG HHs (coop building material supported HHs) based on HFP checklist (Non Budgetary)

3.1.14. Organize 1 day orientation on ND vaccine and improved back yard poultry in coordination and consultation with LSC/DLSO

PNGO will conduct 1 day orientation on ND vaccine and improved back yard poultry in coordination and consultation with LSC/DLSO. The main aim of this orientation program is to control poultry diseases.

3.1.15. Conduct HFP seasonal monitoring

3.1.16. Development poultry related IEC materials

3.2.1. Organize the ” Tasty and Nutritiouss Complementary Food Recipe( based on locally available food) Competition” among 1000 days-Couple (mothers and fathers of 1000 days) during  jatra/local fair

Members of HMG meeting will discuss on the diverse food demonstration and they are called to participate in VDC level from each group in the leadership of FCHV and support from FS. One VDC level competition will be held.  This event may be carried jointly with Drama competition and Folk song competition of CC in VDC level.

3.2.2. (a) Organize 3 day orientation on local drama for child clubs through trained focal teacher of school and representative of resource center from  supervision area with the low performance

A consultant is hired as a trainer to conduct local drama for child clubs. 3 days orientation on local drama for child clubs will be conducted. Such child club will be selected from supervision area with low performance.

(b) Support to organize the drama competition on food diversity among child clubs (5-6 max clubs)

In the very beginning 3 CC members are being selected from each CC existed in VDC level and organize 3 days orientation on importance of production and consumption of diverse food. Drama will held in VDC level for 2 VDC. Best of three drama will be selected and appreciated by providing materials. FSs will lead these events.

3.2.3. (a) Support in identification of recognized but local singer for development of folk song related to food diversity messages in local language

Local level groups (CC, YC, Mother Group) will be informed in competition organize for the promotion of diverse locally available foods message. Competition will be organized in VDC level where participants present their songs and after the evaluation best of three singers will be appreciated.

(b) Organize an event of folk song competition among singers at the district level and select the top three most accepted songs for the message

For the promotion of Suaahara message to raise awareness in public SUAAHARA Nawalparasi Idle may be selected. For conduction of the event one community radio shall be selected for the production of the program. Informatory message will disseminate through the 2 radios for 15 days. Forms might be collected from the singers of the district. 3 Judge will be placed in the formal ceremony conducted in the district. Three Suaahara Champaign will be selected with their melodious song, which is recorded in studio, will be the message for the program. Selected songs will be broadcasted through the 2 radio station of Nawalparasi District.

3.2.4. Support to organize the seasonal exhibition (display) of nutritious diverse food (which is organically produced at homestead area) with brief experience sharing session by best producers during HFP group meeting

HF exhibition will organize in the HFPB quarterly meeting for promotion of the status of HFP. FCHV lead these events and FSs support technically. There may be the monitoring visit through ASC and District.

3.3.1. Identify/map vulnerable VDCs jointly with DDRC and District Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee

DDRPC (District Disaster Response Preparedness Committee) maps the vulnerable VDCs in the district and organize 2 days workshop with VNFSSCC and concern stackholders where Disaster Preparedness Plan is formulated from the perspective of Nutrition and WASH.

Organize a workshop to review/ develop VDC level disaster response preparedness plan from a nutrition perspective with district team and VDC level Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee.  (District)

3.3.2. Organize a workshop to review/ develop VDC level disaster response preparedness plan from a nutrition perspective with district team and VDC level Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee.

DDRPC (District Disaster Response Preparedness Committee) maps the vulnerable VDCs in the district and organize 2 days workshop with VNFSSCC and concern stackholders where Disaster Preparedness Plan is formulated from the perspective of Nutrition and WASH.

Organize 2 days workshop to review/ develop VDC level disaster response preparedness plan from a nutrition perspective with District team and VDC level Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee. (District)

Intermediate Result  – 4

4.2.1. Support to Organize 1 day VDC Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee meetings by Field Supervisor.

1 day VDC Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee meetings will be organize at VDC level. Field Supervisors will support these events for updating Municipality/VDC level intervention by Suaahara and for identifying nutrition and hygiene status and additionally ways for increasing VDC grant to such events and attempts. These events will be organized semi annually.

4.2.2. Orientation on Social Mobilization and Governance for INP to multi-sectoral VDC level stakeholders in line with MOFALD guideline.

Orientation on social mobilization and Governance for INP to Multi sectoral will conduct by combining with activity 4.2.1 with using MOFALD guideline.

4.2.4. Organize 1 day annual review and planning meeting with district stakeholders and district team under the leadership of the District Coordinator and Field Coordinator.

One day annual review and planning meeting especially with District Multisectoral Nutrition and Food security coordination committee will be organized for sharing progress and challenges. And feed backs will be collected which will be incorporated in further planning. District Coordinator and Field Coordinator provide leadership of this activity.  

4.2.5. Organize supportive supervision and monitoring visits by district level multi-sector stakeholders to VDC and household level by District Coordinator

VDC level multi-sector stakeholders will be organized monitoring visits on monthly basis to per program. The suaahara program will be supported for the conduction of such supervision visits.

4.2.6. Organize the district level coordination meetings with stakeholders to advocate for program issues (District)

4.2.7. Carried out assessment to know about composition and decision making process in WCF, VWASHCC, VDCNFSSC, and HFOMC

Participation of Dalits, female, person from DAG household in the locally formed structures (WCF, VWASHCC, VDCNFSSC, HFOMC) will be analyzed by field supervisors and SMs by visiting their meeting and or analyzing the meeting minute to know the composition and decision making process. FSs advocate for the inclusive composition and also reports to office for recording the information.

5.1. Support in organizing the RELECT sessions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5.2. Normal:

For the promotion of Suaahara messages especially the package of BA radio program and or BA book. After the SMs orientation in the district level they will carry out the session in REFLECT class for 10 months. Sessions will be carried out twice a month.

- Support in orientation programme on social mobilization & governance for INP to members of Ward Citizen Forum including mothers of 1000 days

SMs will conduct quarterly orientation/meeting program on social mobilization & governance for INP to members of WCF including 1000 days mothers for 18 DAG VDC. This may be carried out in WCF regular meeting.

- Quarterly meeting of Ward Citizen Forum

For identifying the 1000 days mother status and for the better message and behavior to them the discussion will be held. Possible attempts to increase the access of 1000 days mother in health facilities and or Health Services will be the key agenda. Meeting will guide for the further planning with including for the improvement of the issues, challenges and problems of 1000 days mother for utilizing VDC grant. Activity will conduct on quarterly basis for 36 DAG VDCs. The leadership would be of SMs and FSs.

5.3. One day Review and Reflection   meeting for VDC secretaries, Social Mobilizers and Field Supervisors)

One day review and reflection meeting among VDC secretaries, Social Mobilizers and Field Supervisors will be conducted including INP activities in VDC level planning and for sharing the collected issues and challenges and possible attempts for solution of 1000 days mothers.

5.4. Support in display of Information board for increased utlization of VDC grant/Governace for nutrition promotion of 1000 days mothers and 2 years of children

White boards will be supported to display the information of increased utilization of VDC grant for nutrition and  hygiene in 18 DAG VDCs. FSs will ensured the concerned and related message are being displayed by visiting and capturing photos. Board will annually be updated by related information.

6.1. Organize a monthly meeting to review and plan of monthly events with district and LNGO team by District Coordinator and Field Coordinator.

For updating the progresses and challenges as one of the major plat form for collecting information and achievement of Suaahara program the meeting will be organized in monthly basis by DC and FC. Meeting will revise the previous plan and forms plan for the month ahead.

6.2. Organize quarterly work plan review meetings with district and LNGO team by District Coordinator and Field Coordinator.

District will organize in quarterly basis.

6.3. Organize a meeting with board members of LNGO to discuss on implementation of Suaahara activities by Executive Director

For informing board members on Suaahara Program one day meeting will organize and contemporary status of the program implication issues as well as challenges are being shared and feed backs for further improvement will have taken from the board. They will be oriented also in monitoring formats.

6.4. Organize 6 days training (Subject will identify as per need) capacity building to PNGO and District staffs. (District)

Activity No. 6.5. Conduct program and financial monitoring by District team and LNGO team

Activity No.6.6. Organize annual review and reflection with District staffs, PNGO Staffs and Board members. (District)

Activity No Support to conduct monthly meeting on Child Friendly Local Governance

The first CGLG declared VDC Pragatinagar is lie on Nawalparasi District. The district has been preparing CFLG strategic plan paper. This draft strategic plan paper directs governmental, non-governmental organizations to implement activities on CFLG. Out of 39 indicators of National CFLG strategy and implementation work plan 2068, Suaahara contributes for 9 indicators directly whereas indirectly supports other indicators too. According to the discussions made with DDC, DDC requested BES-Nepal to conduct CFLG in 3 VDCs of the district. Last year (in 2013) action plan has been prepared for 3(Devchuli, Daunnedevi and Jamuniya) VDCs. Government of Nepal has developed Devchuli Municipality with consisting Devchuli, Pragatinagar and Divyapuri VDCs. In this context Devchuli Municipality is trying to declare 1st CFLG Municipality. Thus the CFLG committee meeting will be organized in monthly basis for sharing the progress and further planning.