VILLAGE ACTION PLANS (VAPS)

Captured Districts

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  2. Nsanje 4

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Village Action Plans

Village Action Plan for Meza
Name of the District Nsanje
Distance from council Headquarters: 0.00 km
Ward: Matundu
Constituency: Nsanje South
Name of VDC Meza
Name of ADC Chimombo

Situation Analysis:

1.1 GVH PROFILE

Villages
# Name of Village Number of Households

Total Households     
Population:
  MALE FEMALE TOTAL
GVH TOTALS: 931 1021 1952
People with Disability: 15 13 28
People with Albinism: 0 0 0
Governance:
Ward: Matundu
Constituency: Nsanje South
Social economics characteristics:
Characteristic Quantity
Road 33
Road 31
Church 41
Church 11
Primary School 4

Environment
Characteristic Quantity
Forest 9
Woodlot 7
Stream 30

Livelihood activities
Characteristic Quantity
Stream 35
Small Business 38
Crop Farming 39
Casual Labour 43

Other important information  

1.2 Demographic data:

Names of villages and their population

Name of Village Population
Male Female Total People with Disability People with Albinism
Male Female Total Male Female Total
18 21 39 1 0 1 0 0 0
46 47 93 1 0 1 0 0 0
42 45 87 0 0 0 0 0 0
53 59 112 0 1 1 0 0 0
168 186 354 3 2 5 0 0 0
70 77 147 1 3 4 0 0 0
97 106 203 1 1 2 0 0 0
84 92 176 1 3 4 0 0 0
58 63 121 0 0 0 0 0 0
51 57 108 1 0 1 0 0 0
98 111 209 1 2 3 0 0 0
146 157 303 5 1 6 0 0 0

1.3 GVH Mapping/Resource Map:

2.Problem Identification and Analysis

2.1. List of prioritized Issues


Priority # Issue Votes
1 Food insecurity at household level 48
2 Inadequate Access to Safe, Potable Water 23
3 High unemployment rate among the youth 20
4 Persistent Floods and droughts 13
5 High unemployment rate among the youth 0
6 Persistent Floods and droughts 0


1. Village Planning Framework (VPF)

2.1. List of prioritized Issues


No Issue Cause Objective Strategies Linkage to MGDS III LINKAGE TO SDGs
Long Term Medium Term
               
1 Food insecurity at household level

1)Poor Land Husbandry Practices

2)High prevalance of pests and diseases in crops

3)Erratic Rainfall for rain fed farming

4)High population

5)Land Degradation

To achieve food security and nutrition status at house hold level in GVH Meza By the end of two years (2021-2022) 50 percentage of the house holds in GVH Meza should be food secure and well nourished

1)Promote good agricultural practices

2)Control pests and diseases in crops

3)Promote irrigation farming

4)Population Birth control

5)Soil improvement

KPA 1: Agriculture, Water Development and Climate Change Goal 2: Zero Hunger
2 Inadequate Access to Safe, Potable Water

1)Poor Sanitation around Water Points

2)Lack of maintanance of damaged water points

3)Inadequate Safe,Potable Water Points

4)High population

Every house hold in GVH Meza should have access to portable water 75 percentage of the households of GVH Meza should access to portable water by the end of two years (2021-2022)

1)Improve Sanitation around Water Points

2)Improve Mantainance of Damaged Water Points

3)Improve access to safe and potable water

4)Population birth Control

KPA 5: Population and Health Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
3 High unemployment rate among the youth

1)Inadequate of Employment Opportunities

2)Inadequate Technical and Vocational Skills among the Youth

3)High Illiteracy

To increase employment rate among youth in GVH Meza 40 percentage of youths in GVH Meza should have vocational skills by 2022

1)Create employment opportunities

2)Enhance Technical and Vocational Skills among the youth

3)Reduce Illiteracy Levels among the youth

KPA 2: Education and Skills Development; Other Development Areas No. 1 Financial services Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
4 Persistent Floods and droughts

1)Climate Change

2)Deforestation

3)Cultivation along river banks

To achieve flood free area in GHV Meza By the end of two years (2021-2022) victims of floods in GVH Meza should decrease by 80 percentage

1)Mitigate the adverse Impacts of Climate Change

2)Control Deforestation

3)Discourage Cultivation along River Banks

Other Development Areas No. 2 Disaster Risk Management and Social Spport Goal 13 Climate Action
5 High unemployment rate among the youth

1)Inadequate of Employment Opportunities

2)Inadequate Technical and Vocational Skills among the Youth

3)High Illiteracy

To increase employment rate among youth in GVH Meza 40 percentage of youths in GVH Meza should have vocational skills by 2022

1)Create employment opportunities

2)Enhance Technical and Vocational Skills among the youth

3)Reduce Illiteracy Levels among the youth

KPA 2: Education and Skills Development; Other Development Areas No. 1 Financial services Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
6 Persistent Floods and droughts

1)Climate Change

2)Deforestation

3)Cultivation along river banks

To achieve flood free area in GHV Meza By the end of two years (2021-2022) victims of floods in GVH Meza should decrease by 80 percentage

1)Mitigate the adverse Impacts of Climate Change

2)Control Deforestation

3)Discourage Cultivation along River Banks

Other Development Areas No. 2 Disaster Risk Management and Social Spport Goal 13 Climate Action

2. Village Action Plan/Proposed Projects (emanated from Strategies listed on the VPF)

Issue Number  01  : Food insecurity at household level
Objective: To achieve food security and nutrition status at house hold level in GVH Meza
  BUDGET
No. Name of initiative Project Description and Project Initiative Objectives Sector Location Primary Beneficiaries Initiative start Date Initiative End Date Total Estimated Cost Own Resources External Resources
Male Female Total
1 Extension Services The initiative will involve lobying with the agriculture authorities to beef up number of extension workers of the area who will impart knowledge and skills on how to identify and control pests and diseases through mounting of demonstrations and conducting field days to be done in four villages Agriculture
    300 500 800 01/01/2021 31/12/2021 110,000.00 10,000.00 100,000.00
    2 climate smart agriculture The initiative will involve planting of agroforestry trees, mulching, manure making and application through mounting of demonstration plots and conducting field days in three villages Agriculture
      300 400 700 15/12/2021 31/12/2022 3,300,000.00 300,000.00 3,000,000.00
      3 Family Planning Methods The initiative will involve conducting sensetisation meetings and family planning compaigns (dramas and IEC materials) to be done in all the villages Health
        472 719 1,191 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 3,300,000.00 300,000.00 3,000,000.00
        4 Capacity Building of Lead Farmers Building capacity of lead farmers on good crop husbandry practices that will in turn mount demonstrations in four villages and field days will be used to show case the practices Agriculture
          250 400 650 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 5,500,000.00 500,000.00 5,000,000.00
          5 Irrigation Scheme (Gravity Fed) The initiative will involve construction of solar powered irrigation scheme of capacity of 30ha targeting 250 farmers to be installed in Nyandula village Agriculture and Irrigation
            120 130 250 01/03/2021 31/12/2022 22,000,000.00 2,000,000.00 20,000,000.00

            Issue Number  02  : Persistent Floods and droughts
            Objective: To achieve flood free area in GHV Meza
              BUDGET
            No. Name of initiative Project Description and Project Initiative Objectives Sector Location Primary Beneficiaries Initiative start Date Initiative End Date Total Estimated Cost Own Resources External Resources
            Male Female Total
            1 Afforestation The initiative will involve establishment of nurseries and planting of trees in bare grounds and along the streams and formulation of bye laws to enhance environmental management in four villages Forestry
            931 1,021 1,952 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 11,000,000.00 1,000,000.00 10,000,000.00
            2 Extension Services The initiative will involve imparting knowledge and skills to lead farmers and extension workers through trainings on the importance of observing buffer strip and importance of constructing soil and water conservation structures and multiply the information to the community through mounting of demonstrations and conducting field days in three villages Environment
              431 472 903 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 5,500,000.00 500,000.00 5,000,000.00
              3 Introduce Flood Warning Systems The initiative will involve creating awareness to community members on floods early warning systems both traditional and scientific systems through sensitization meetings and evacuate house holds that are at risk through out the GVH Department of Disaster Management Affairs
                934 1,021 1,955 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 1,650,000.00 150,000.00 1,500,000.00

                Issue Number  03  : High unemployment rate among the youth
                Objective: To increase employment rate among youth in GVH Meza
                  BUDGET
                No. Name of initiative Project Description and Project Initiative Objectives Sector Location Primary Beneficiaries Initiative start Date Initiative End Date Total Estimated Cost Own Resources External Resources
                Male Female Total
                1 Back to School Campaigns Conducting awareness campaigns through sensitization meetings(use of traditional dances, dramas, IEC materials) on the importance of education and importance of achieving good grades targeting 200 youths from all the villages Education
                  75 125 200 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 2,200,000.00 200,000.00 2,000,000.00
                  2 Capacity Building-Entreprenuership Imparting knowledge and skills in business management and provision of start up capital to youths that have minimum of JC and above from all the villages Education; and Trade
                    31 19 50 01/01/2021 30/06/2021 14,300,000.00 1,300,000.00 13,000,000.00
                    3 Support Youth Access to Technical colleges Lobying with government and other well wishers to provide bursaries and other necessities to support youths from all the villages access to vocational skills Education; Youth; and Labour
                      31 19 50 01/01/2021 30/06/2021 1,100,000.00 100,000.00 1,000,000.00

                      Issue Number  04  : Inadequate Access to Safe, Potable Water
                      Objective: Every house hold in GVH Meza should have access to portable water
                        BUDGET
                      No. Name of initiative Project Description and Project Initiative Objectives Sector Location Primary Beneficiaries Initiative start Date Initiative End Date Total Estimated Cost Own Resources External Resources
                      Male Female Total
                      1 Strengthen Capacity of Local Artisans Identify and train five local artisans on borehole maintenance and resources mobilisation strategies since currently there are no area mechanics in the GVH Water
                        931 1,021 1,952 01/07/2021 31/08/2021 2,200,000.00 200,000.00 2,000,000.00
                        2 Capacity Building for Water Point Committees Imparting knowledge and skills to water point management committee on sanitation around the water points in all the water points Water
                          931 1,021 1,952 01/07/2021 31/12/2021 2,200,000.00 200,000.00 2,000,000.00
                          3 Drill Borehole Dirrilling of three new boreholes in villages that do not have and are Meza, Kumbukani and Ndaima that will benefit 591 people. This will require construction of fencing around the water point because livestock Water
                            283 308 591 01/07/2021 31/12/2021 16,800,000.00 1,800,000.00 15,000,000.00
                            4 Civic Education in Family Planning Conduct awareness campaigns through sensitization meetings and use of male champions and model families through out the TCHIZI Health
                              545 591 1,136 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 5,500,000.00 500,000.00 5,000,000.00