Capacity-Building

USAID Afya Jijini Project

On the USAID Afya Jijini Project, Panagora is helping the project manage grants to four local entities that are to provide health services in Nairobi. Panagora assessed the four entities’ systems, proposed subcontracting mechanisms, and helped the organizations establish rate structures. Panagora also is providing training and hands-on support on how to set up and manage a small grants under contract program. (IMA World Health, prime contractor)

USAID Afghanistan Regional Agricultural Development Program – South

Panagora supported capacity-building of two key Afghani implementing partners on the USAID Afghanistan Regional Agricultural Development Program – South. We facilitated organizational self-assessments, developed capacity-building plans, and prepared a tailored organizational development toolkit with applied training modules in: management and governance; project development and management; gender mainstreaming; USAID rules and regulations; strategic planning; and sustainability planning and resource management. (Chemonics International, prime contractor)

USAID Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program

Under the USAID Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program, Panagora worked hand-in-hand with Capacity Building Services Group of Bangladesh to prepare local NGOs for donor awards. We supported 26 NGOs in carrying out facilitated self-assessments, then developed a capacity building plan with applied training in governance, organizational and project management, human resources/performance management, administrative and financial management systems, and project communications. Twelve NGOs – triple the target – put in place the policies, systems, and procedures required to host direct awards. (Chemonics International, prime contractor)

USAID Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) Project

The USAID Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) Project is procuring and delivering health commodities, strengthening in-country supply chain systems, and fostering collaboration among supply chain stakeholders worldwide. Panagora is spearheading knowledge management and communications centrally and for country-level programs, and supporting advocacy and knowledge sharing under the Global Community component. (Chemonics International, prime contractor)