Enhancing Mobile Populations’ Access to HIV/AIDS Information and Services (EMPHASIS) 17 Mar 2010 New Delhi CARE India
EMPHASIS Synopsis• First regional project in this region for CARE• India, Nepal and Bangladesh• Source – transit – destination link model• Approach – vulnerability reduction and impact mitigation• Duration – Five years• Starting – August 2009• Services across of mobility continuum• Three projects, covering a number of interventions
Migration – Nepal and UP INDEX Flow from Nepal and Bangladesh to India Backward flow from India to Nepal and Bangladesh Flow from Border to destination Cities Destination sites (Lucknow, Noida and G. Noida) Transit Transit Transit NepalTowards Mumbai Towards Howrah
Migration Bangladesh and WBTo Delhi, Noidaand G. Noida Loop line MainlineTo Mumbai Mumbai Towards River side population INDEX Flow from Nepal and Bangladesh to India Backward flow from India to Nepal and Bangladesh Flow from Border to destination Cities
Project areas in India• Transit with Nepal (in Uttar Pradesh) – Pilibhit – Balarampur – Sharavasti• Transit with Bangladesh (In West Bengal) – South 24 Parganas – North 24 Parganas• Destination in Uttar Pradesh – Noida (Gautam Budget Nagar) – Greater Noida – Lucknow• Destination in West Bengal – Howrah
Project areas in India• Transit with Nepal (in Uttar Pradesh) • Banbasa - Gadachouki • Gaurifanta - Dhangadi• Transit with Bangladesh (In West Bengal) • South 24 Parganas - Satkhira • Bangaon, North 24 Parganas - Jessore• Destination in Uttar Pradesh • Noida (Gautam Budget Nagar) • Greater Noida • Gurgaon• Destination in West Bengal • Howrah, Kolkata
from Jessore and Sathkira in Bangladesh to Kolkata in West Bengal, through Petrapole and Benapole Source point Direction of mobility Transit point Destination point
Bangladeshi transit and destination sitesTransit• Both legal and illegal mobile population come from Bangladesh to India in search of livelihood opportunities• There are both short stay and long stay mobile population in the destinationDestination• The mobile Bangladeshi population come to Kolkata from where they disburse to other parts of the city and its fringes once they get the job postings.• Some work as CSW & MSM in the destination points and some involved as IDUs
Mapping of Mobile Populations• Why is this important? – Need to know who is coming, through which route and settling where. What is the volume of mobility. – Need for mapping data to be rigorous. – Need for common methodology and outputs• Developed a common methodology, tools and required outputs through a consultative process for destination and transit sites.• Status: – Initial discussions and mapping exercises are ongoing in all the program locations.
Communication & KM - Ning• One Stop Shop – Chat, Forum, Tele, Google-docs, Blog, Events, Calendar, Map, Groups, Photos, videos, audios, Transliteration, Archives, Intra, Google-search, SMS-web, Wiki• Status – Started in Dec 09, Analytics = High usage – Will require dedicated facilitator support
Communication Flow chartChat, Tele, Video Conf Discussion TranscriptsE-forum discussion Discussion summaryBlogs Consolidated RepliesSMS Final BlogGroup work Collaborative DocumentUploading of Reports, Guidelines, budgetsTransliteration Translated docs
Communication Flow chartDiscussion Transcripts Knowledge Assets or ResourcesDiscussion summary consisting of Recommended Documents,Consolidated Replies Websites, Contacts,Final Blog Organizations…Collaborative DocumentReports, Guidelines, budgets ArchivesTranslated docs
FINANCE• Total Budget for EMPHASIS: £ 4,999,969• Regional Budget : £ 2,143,821• Nepal Budget : £ 830,541• India Budget : £ 1,316,884• Bangladesh Budget : £ 708,723• Project Start date is 3rd Aug’09 and ending on 2nd Aug’14.• Fund Code PN / FC : CSD010 / CS019• Expenditure till Dec’09 for Care India is £ 18,811.48.• Have signed the MOU with 5 Sub grantees in Year 1.• Constraints:• Waiting for the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976 (FCRA) approval due to which we are not able to draw down the money from Care UK. That is the reason for low spending till date.
ADMINISTRATION•Support the Project Team by providing Logistical Support,Travel Arrangement and Managing Procurement andContracts.•Support the Project Team to carry to NGO Assessment,Preparing NGO Agreements and release of payments etc.•Takes initiative in preparing Minutes of the meetings.•Work closely with Team Leader, Manager (MED) andPartnership Coordinator to ensure compliance of all financialand administrative process in the Project.