INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND:
Muslim Aid - UK Sudan country office (MASCO) has been working in Sudan since the 1991 in response to the ongoing needs of the Sudanese people living through conflict and the effects of drought.
Main office is based in Khartoum other field offices are opened in Al-Gazeera, Kassala and Algadaref to facilitate the organizations ongoing projects and activities. MA used to work in other states such as Red sea and central Darfur, and seeking to expand the programme intervention to other vulnerable states. MASCO have worked with Sudanese and refugee communities toward a better future for Sudan, in the following thematic areas:
Emergency response Distributing food to refugees in Eastern Sudan
Emergency Education improving access to education and removing social barriers
Health care programmes providing nutrition for women and children
Economic Empowerment livelihood support to rebuild independent business
WASH water and sanitation facilities to improve public health.
As a faith based international NGO, Muslim Aid draws upon a rich heritage of social action and working with various communities to improve the lives of others in need. Muslim Aid commits itself to working with:
Dignity (Karamah) Treating people with respect, valuing their agency and enabling self-sufficiency.
Justice (Adala) Placing fairness at the heart of our work and aiming to provide just outcomes for the communities we support.
Excellence (Ihsan) Striving for the highest standards in all aspects of our work by holding ourselves accountable and constantly improving our systems and processes.
Compassion (Rahma) Building strong relationships based on showing mercy, understanding and empathy for people's needs.
Service (Khidma) Putting the needs of our beneficiaries first so that we can serve them in the way that they want to be served.
Inspired by our faith, we work with an inclusive approach to all peoples; regardless of their faith, race, ethnicity, age and ability.
The complexity and dynamic nature of the MA work we engage with, seek participatory approach from all levels to address the underlying structural and systematic causes of poverty within the communities we work with. Working in this manner enables us to partner with all those committed to improving the lives of others and saving lives of crisis-affected communities, regardless of their own faith.
In terms of projects and target groups, MASCO has been working with the host communities, refugees as well as IDPS through funding from institutional donor as well as MA-HQ. The projects implemented in the last two years include emergency life-saving, health, nutrition, protection, WASH, food security, livelihood and economic empowerment, wet feeding, and education etc:
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
The following is the basic requirements: The potential partners:
Must be local, state or national Sudanese organization that is registered with Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) at state or federal level.
Must have a valid registration certificate
Must be operational in at least one of the states of Sudan. Being operational in two or more states is additional advantage.
Must have its own or rented offices in its operational state or states
Must have an experienced technical team that can timely and effectively implement projects in the target states.
Must fill out and submit the online formation
Must submit all the documents required
Must be ready for due diligence
Must be neutral in the current conflict or must not be affiliated with any party
Must not be a political organization