Projects by functional area: Management Information Systems

EU IMPACT

2017–2019

Eighteen-month programme to improve equitable access to primary education by funding monthly incentives for 30,000 primary school teachers worth $40 a month.

Girls’ Education South Sudan

2013–2018

Five-year programme to get girls going to school, staying in school, and learning in school, and to directly benefit more than 200,000 individual girls. Funded by DFID, working with Ministry of General Education and Instruction, Government of the Republic of South Sudan, consortium led by BMB Mott MacDonald. We are the technical lead on systems for capitation grants to all schools, cash transfers to all girls in P6-S4, and attendance monitoring.

KEEP II

2017–2018

CGA is supporting the World University Service Canada (WUSC) and partners to design and develop a Cash Transfers management system for use in its Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) II, with support from the Girls' Education Challenge (GEC) Fund. KEEP II will support girls in refugee camps and host communities in northern Kenya, promoting equitable access to education.

Biometric and Payroll Census

2018

Under the World Bank funded Public Service Modernisation Project (PSMP), we are supporting the Government of Lesotho to undertake a nationwide Biometric & Payroll Census (BPC), to verify ~50,000 public officers in 27 ministries (all except the Lesotho Defence Force and National Security Service) at national and local levels. The result will be to improve the integrity of human resources and payroll data, through the development of a new BPC database. Our databasewill interface seamlessly with existing Ministry of Public Service and Minitry of Home Affairs databases, complementing the ongoing national registration exercise by the latter. We are developing secure, bespoke tools for data collection, verification, analysis, reporting and integration.

EMC

2018

We are Developing a County Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation and Reporting software for Elgeyo Marakwet County. This is a first phase to design and develop a County Projects implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting software for the County Government of Elgeyo Marakwet. The system shall be a tool to monitor implementation progresses based on pre-set target indicators. It will have feature for reporting progress and post implementation evaluations and impact assessments.In a second phase the software shall be implemented and tested.

South Sudan Health Sector Mapping and Facility Survey

2016–2017

In partnership with the Ministry of Health, a mapping of partner activities in the health sector in South Sudan, a mapping of the information systems in use by various actors and a survey of a sample of health facilities covering clinical services, human resources, and public financial management.

Maternal Newborn Child Health Programme (MNCH) 2

2017

W​e conducted a ​thorough assessment of the ways in which HRH information is managed in the six States in which MNCH2 works, comparing the current situation with National and global standards for HRH data management, and to any existing policy or guidance at National or State level. CGA​ carried out review of HRH systems (electronic​ and paper-based) in place at National, State, LGA and facility level, and set out a fully costed workplan for MNCH2 to integrate, upgrade and support HRH.

ACCELERE!

2016

As part of the joint UKAID / USAID ACCELERE! programme we are carrying out activities around georeferencing of schools and bureaux gestionnaires, real-time data mapping, and EMIS evaluation.

Child Labour Monitoring Information System – Ethiopia

2013–2014

Support to World Vision Ethiopia's child protection project information systems to monitor beneficiary and household data amongst three partners, using a synchronising database suitable for a low-connectivity environment.

Interim Support to South Sudan Electronic Payroll System

2012–2013

We were funded by the Joint Donor Team for South Sudan to continue to provide support to the South Sudan Electronic Payroll System, which we had helped the government set up and roll-out over the preceding four years, and through which 150,000 public servants' pay, across more than 300 institutions, is processed every month, and which GRSS has since sustained without external support for over two years.

Support to Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation on Payroll, HR and Attendance 1

2011–2012

In Sierra Leone, under Options UK and funded by DFID, our team supported the Ministry of Health and Sanitation's Human Resources for Health Directorate as well as broader central government, to set up and run an Attendance Monitoring system, and improve HR and Payroll information, to standards needed for DFID and Global Fund support to new higher health staff salaries to be released, and sustain data and reporting quality.

Development and implementation of South Sudan Electronic Payroll System

2011–2012

Our team, first as part of Booz & Company (2008-2011), and then, from mid-2011, as Charlie Goldsmith Associates, subcontracted by Booz, helped the Government of the Republic of South Sudan (and its pre-independence predecessor) to set up and roll out the South Sudan Electronic Payroll System (SSEPS), starting from education and health, and then rolling out across the whole public service. 150,000 public servants' pay, across more than 300 institutions, is processed through SSES every month, and GRSS has now sustained it without external support for over two years. SSEPS has been a flagship practical public financial management reform, and has made possible major increases in resources for health and education pay.