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PS3 USAID

Currently TMA is one of the subcontractors implementing Public Sector System Strengthening (PS3) Project in Tanzania. The purpose of this  USAID’s five-year PS3 in Tanzania activity is to strengthen existing Government of Tanzania (GOT) systems at national and local levels to improve service delivery across sectors including Water, health , education and agriculture.  PS3 is providing support both at the national level and Local level for operationalization of key strategies, policies, and guidelines such as the Water and Sanitation strategy, National Health Care Financing Strategy, the Health Sector Strategic Plan IV, the Human Resources for Health Strategy, the Social Welfare Strategy, and the e-Health Strategy. At the Local Government Authority (LGA) level, PS3 will focus on translating national guidance into action, while informing the national dialogue based on LGA-level realities on the ground. TMA in PS3 is leading on the mentoring component in the areas governance and Citizen Engagement, Finance, Information systems, Monitoring and Evaluation and Operation Research in all 93 Local Government Authorities of 13 regions of Tanzania Mainland

 

In this project TMA has hired 22 Technical Mentors (7 Governance Mentor, 7 Finance Mentor and 8 Information System Mentor) and 4 Regional Program Managers to build the capacity of LGA officials and Regional secretariat to improve their systems for better provision of quality services to the community across sectors that includes water and sanitation, health, education, agriculture and rural roads. The experience that TMA has acquired over time has built its capacity in program management that produces desired results required  

 

 Major achievements obtained so far

Activities performed

Total #  of beneficiaries

Achievements

Geographical coverage

Male

Female

Planrep redesign

32

16

Defined the programmatic requirements, design the architecture, and begin the development process. Agreement was reached on a standard web-based IT platform for all sectors and a project charter document was developed. Agreement was also reached to add service provider codes and service provider outputs. The development process is ongoing and expected to be launched in early January 2018.

The Planrep program will be used in all ( 166 LGAs ) and 26 regions of Tanzania Mainland

Councilor training

1,900

1,100

3,000 Councilors were trained on citizen engagement and strengthening committee to  functioning effectively

All districts (93) in 13 target Mainland Tanzania regions:

Dodoma, Iringa, Kagera, Kigoma, Lindi, Mara, Mbeya, Morogoro, Mtwara, Mwanza, Njombe, Rukwa, and Shinyanga.

Capacity building to 900 LGA staff on LGRCIS mobile app.

558

342

900 LGA staff including accountants and cashiers from 13 regions on the use of the LGRCIS mobile app.

All districts (93) in 13 target Mainland Tanzania regions:

Dodoma, Iringa, Kagera, Kigoma, Lindi, Mara, Mbeya, Morogoro, Mtwara, Mwanza, Njombe, Rukwa, and Shinyanga.

supported POPSM, e Government Agency (eGA), and PORAG to develop the Government Website Framework (GWF)

398

152

Websites for all 26 regions and 166 LGAs were developed and capacity building conducted to 550 government staff 52 from  regions and 498 from LGAs  as a platform to inform citizens, private sector, other GOT stakeholders, and DPs  on the services provided by Government as one of the strategy to increase accountability and transparency

The Planrep program will be used in all ( 166 LGAs ) and 26 regions of Tanzania Manland