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Video Documentary for the ‘Promoting Durable solutions and Livelihoods Support for IDPs in Galkayo’ Project

Nairobi (Kenya)

ILO and UNHCR seek to provide livelihoods opportunities for IDPs in Halabokat, Salama and Tawakal settlements located in north Galkayo. The high demand and limited livelihood opportunities are a potential cause of conflict between the IDPs and the host communities undermining peace and peace building initiatives and hindering successful local integration. The objective of this project is to increase the access of income of this group while at the same time enhancing peaceful co-existence.
The project also addresses the livelihood gaps identified in the livelihoods needs assessment conducted within the IDP settlements, particularly the need to build entrepreneurial/business skills, access for start-up grants and business support services. The overall objective of the project is therefore to create viable employment-based reintegration livelihood opportunities for Galkayo IDPs and vulnerable groups of the host community.The project complements UNHCR’s support for promoting durable solutions programme to end displacement especially for protracted IDPs, this project improves and promotes durable solutions and livelihoods support for IDPs in Galkayo- Somalia. The project is also building on ILO’s recently completed European Union funded project of “Improvement of Livelihoods of Vulnerable Households in Urban/Peri-Urban areas of Galkayo” which supported livelihoods and whose beneficiaries included IDPs.
The project is providing the below vocational skills to the beneficiaries:

  • Carpentry skills
  • Metal work skills
  • Cookery
  • Tailoring
  • Using ILO tools conduct business management and entrepreneurship training for all beneficiaries.
  • Formation of cooperatives in resettlement areas to support small enterprises in relation to above specific interventions
  • Conducting a business plan competition and awarding grants to beneficiaries either individually or in cooperatives of 5 per group. Each grant will be kind or in-kind and provide business counselling services during start-up phase Purpose and Objective of the Video Documentation
    The final evaluation serves the following purposes:
    i) Communicate project results and impact by capturing the beneficiaries’ voices
    ii Enhance the visibility of the project activities
    ii) Showcase best practices and lessons learnt for replication and scaling-up

i) 15 minutes video covering the complete project period (inception – closure) showcasing the theme of employment/livelihoods. A soft copy of the video for online usage will be provided.
ii) 30 DVDs of the video with appropriate cover design
iii) Script, narration and translation
iv) Raw footage of the both videos

Project’s activities to be documented
The consultant is expected to capture following in the video documentary:
1) Interview the trainees
2) Interview trainees in their business premises
3) Interview local administration involve in the project
4) Interview ILO project officer involved in the project

Branding of the Video
ILO and UNCHR logos must be used in the beginning of the video
And the following donors at the end of the video (Government of Japan, EU, Sweden, USA, Canada and Swiss)

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are required to submit:
a) A work plan clearly detailing the production of the documentary film (indicating to no. of days the assignment is expected to take).
b) Company profile and CVs of the lead consultant and his/her team
d) Sample of previous works
e) Budget

Please send your applications to subject line “Galkayo Documentary Film Production”

Closing date for receipt of submissions Wednesday 6th July 2016

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the next stages of selection.


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  • Organization: ILO - International Labour Organization
  • Location: Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
  • Closing Date: 2016-07-06

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