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2.0 Participatory Intergrated Development Process

3.0 Participatory Impact   Monitoring    

2.0 Participatory Intergrated Development Process

Election of the CDDC

Step 1: Supervision of the CDDC elections should be done by the Lead and/or Pool MAT and the local chief or any person within the government administration.

  1. Ensuring all the community members in the village are invited and specifically the ones who attended the PICD process.
  2. Explain the role of the CDDC
  3. Provide eligibility criteria for people to be elected to the CDDC.

Step 2: Share the criteria could included:

-          Must have participated in the entire PICD process and understands the CAP/YAPs of the community.

-          Trusted and respected in the community.

-          Identified with successful activities, projects or campaigns in their community in past

-          Willing and available to volunteer and commit their time to community work without expecting to be paid any money/allowances

-          Willing and available to be trained to build his/her capacity to implement CDD activities.

-          Able to communicate in Kiswahili or  English

-          Have community mobilization skills.

Step 3: Provide guidance that the community should not elect community members with the following characteristics

-          Current and aspiring politicians

-          Chiefs, councilors and government extension staff who can only serve as ex-official members.

-          People involved in past fraud in any community project or venture

Step 4: Indicate that constitution requires the following to be observed:

  1. Gender proportionality (no more than 2/3 should be of the same gender)
  2. Inclusion of vulnerable groups (marginalized communities, person with disabilities, youth, minority groups)

Step 5: Indicate the number of elected offices for a CDDC

  • A minimum of 13 members of which not more that 2/3 are of the same gender
  • Executive committee of 5 people selected from the 13 members
  1. Chair person
  2. Secretary
  3. Treasurer
  4. 2 members

Step 6: MAT announce results on both the CDDC and its executive committee

Step 7: The elected CDDC assumes office and immediately start co-coordinating the process of micro-project proposal development.


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