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Developing a workplan to construct a Library, Water Hand Pump, and a Solar Unit for a rural school at a remote location in Morobe (PNG)

Port Moresby

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Remote | Port Moresby
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Library Science
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Renewable Energy sector
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is a leading Community based Group base in Lae Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea who has the vision to help young people reach their full potential by utilizing their hidden talents in community development initiatives so they can realize their potentail and become a role model in the community. MDF was established to address a broader and more diverse range of objectives and work through the use of dance, music and drama, MDF’s primary aim is to ensure that women participate equally in decision making in any project undertaken, including projects related to Ending Violence against Women, and promoting Human Rights with a aim to support the Government and UN their Development Goals. MDF in collaboration with the United Nations Volunteering Program (UNVP) has also undertaken various scientific research studies related to the environment - forest cover loss, land use land cover change, the influence of various parameters on surface waters, and coastal shoreline turtle habitat loss. These projects included the participation of various experts and researchers from diverse fields across various countries across the globe - ranging from marine biology, biodiversity conservation, PNG community management, remote sensing, and land use policy among various others. MDF is managed by a management committee, which is made up of the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, Secretary, the Treasurer, the Project Coordinator, Community Development Officer, and a male and female member of the foundation, and ensures that women participate equally in decision making. We at MDF assert that we have the required skill sets, knowledge, established international network, and the necessary foundational work to undertake projects successfully.


The task is part of a project which will be funded by a donor in Papua New Guinea. MDF have submitted a proposal and it was accepted by the Donor, Digicel Papua New Guinea. Digicel PNG has a long history of supporting community projects , building schools, libraries and aid posts all around the country and it this regard it has accepted a proposal for MDF to built the Library in a rural school in Morobe LLG (Huon Gulf Province) -Papua New Guinea. The project is specifically to built a school library, a water handpump, and a indoor and outdoor solar unit. The project is inline with MDF objective and goals which is to support UN to meet the SDG.

Task description

MDF is seeking the support of online volunteers to develop a workplan using a proposal which is already accepted by the donor to construct a Library, a Water Hand Pump, and a Solar Unit for a rural school located at Morobe LLG, in Papua New Guinea. MDF will give access to the approved proposal and provide other information to enable the task to be completed by the online volunteers. At the end of the assignment, the online volunteers will be awarded with certificate through UVP.

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