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Support in Reviewing Proposal to Construct a Resource Centre in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Port Moresby
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is a leading Internationally recognised NGO based 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 potential 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 Online Volunteers engaged through the UNV's Unified Volunteer Platform (UVP), 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.


MDF have carried out many community projects in the past and currently, MDF is collaborating with a local NGO Kamiali Foundation Association, to implement a project in constructing a Resource Centre in Lababia Village, Huon District (Morobe Province), Papua New Guinea. This project contributes to SDG no. 11 on Sustainable cities and communities and the construction of this resource centre will greatly support in the development of local communities in Lababia village through various means that allows the community with the chance to sustainably interact with flora and fauna and to preserve the area's biodiversity. The reserve allows residents and visitors alike an opportunity to engage in village life and wildlife-related experiences and activities and conduct research. To continue the implementation of this project, MDF and its partners are seeking more stakeholders and potential partners to support the construction and intend to submit this proposal to its partner. MDF has prepared draft proposal and needs help in reviewing the proposal before submission to its partner. In that regard, MDF urgently requires the support of three online volunteers to undertake this task, to edit and provide recommendation to improve the proposal which will be submitted to its potential donor to construct a Resource Centre in Lababia Village, Huon District (Morobe Province), Papua New Guinea.

Task description

We are seeking the support of three online volunteers that will be assigned with each of the following tasks: - review, edit and provide recommendation only on the draft proposal that is already completed - review and revise the proposal budget - final cross check before submission All supporting documents will be made available by the contact person from MDF. At the end of the assignment, the online volunteers will receive certificates issued by UNV.

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