This is one of the projects that SWDA had managed to secure towards the end of the reporting period. The organization competed with two other organizations to implement the program at different locations. Hence, SWDA became the lead for two other organizations (Good Semaritan & Walal Development Association) and at the same time it is the implementer of the project in two Woredas of East Wollega Zone, Nekemte and Jima Arjo three Kebeles each woreda.
The donor of the project is Management Agency Multi donor Trust Fund and the total project fund is 2,678,012.40 for the period of two years. The Project was commenced towards the end of the reporting year (October 1st /2013 and up to Sept.30/2015). The main objective of the project is to enhance local citizens’ engagement in basic services by which service takers have the chance to evaluate the basic services provided by service providers. Target beneficiaries in the two woredas are 57,278. The project was commenced in Nekemte and Jima Arjo after project agreement was signed with launching workshop to familiarize the project with the stakeholders.