Global Financing Facility Accountability at Sub-National Level

Global Financing Facility Accountability at Sub-National Level

PROGRAM NAME

Global Financing Facility Accountability at Sub-National Level

Funded By

Population Action International

STATUS

Ongoing

TIMEFRAME

July 2019 – Present

POPULATION

120 people

CHALLENGE & OBJECTIVE

The overall objective of this project is to improve the delivery of Women, Children and Adolescent Health (WCAH) services in the Kasese district. In addition to this objective, the project also focuses on successfully accomplishing two sub-targets:

  • To increase evidence and understanding surrounding the impact of Global Financing Facility (GFF) funds on the quality of WCAH services.
  • To strengthen RCRA’s linkages with other Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) partners working in the Kasese district communities

ACTIONS TAKEN BY RCRA

  • In 2019, RCRA produced and published the first scorecard on Global Financing Facility and results-based financing implementation in the Kasese district
  • 20 civil society organizations were trained at a sub-national level in budget advocacy. This training strengthened their capacity to engage in expanded district health management teams
  • Engaging in budget advocacy and expenditure tracking to improve financing for women, children and adolescent services in order to sustain Kasese community interventions

RESULTS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

60 young mothers have been trained in a saloon as coiffeurs and later supporting them with start-up kits