Joint Program Steering Committee and third-party monitoring of integrated interventions in target arid and semi-arid lands low-cost primary boarding schools

Joint Program steering committee (JSC) and third party monitoring of integrated interventions in target arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) low cost primary boarding schools.

UNICEF, through other partners, implemented a Modeling of Integrated Interventions Program with a focus on improving key indicative education indicators that include increasing access, retention, transition and participation in education in target Low Cost Primary Boarding Schools across 8 ASAL counties of Turkana, Mandera, Marsabit, Garisaa, Isiolo, Wajir, Tana River and Samburu counties.


The Programme Steering Committee (PSC) was established at national and county level to monitor and advice on programme implementation and to address any challenges that occurred in implementation. The role of WERK is to provide technical, financial and logistical support to the already established County Programme Steering Committee (PSC) members to:

a) Undertake monitoring of the integrated Education Interventions in Turkana County

b) Support capacity building of Board of Management to ensure achievement of the projective objectives and sustainable project impact and continuity.


It is expected that by the end of the project, an action plan will be developed to initiate and strengthen continuous program monitoring and sustainability of the Modeling of Integrated Interventions by the Turkana County Program Steering Committee (PSC).

This project has only two outputs

1. Training of the Board of Management (BOMs) to come up with the School Development Plans (SDP)
2. Monitoring the implementation of solar installation in schools, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities, Child Friendly Schools (CFS) and C4D



This is a 5 year project that seeks to improve learning outcomes where numeracy and literacy levels are the cross cutting barriers that need to be confronted. The project seeks to impact adolescent girls and boys, in and out of school, from chronically insecure households in rural areas and urban informal settlements. The target regions for the project are: Kajiado (rural area) & Mukuru (Urban informal settlement).

The program is being implemented around key innovations, namely:

a) Economic Citizenship, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH), Information Communication and Technology (ICT), backed by policy and advocacy.
b) Economic citizenship
c) Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH)
d) Information Communication and Technology (ICT )

The project is funded by CARE USA, through CARE Kenya. It is being implemented by a consortium of partners namely:

i) Hope World Wide Kenya ii) Maasai Girls Education Fund iii) Kenya Families Charities iv)

Role of WERK in AEP is to carryout project mapping and monitoring and evaluation.