FATA Schools Construction and Rehabilitation Project

FATA Schools Construction and Rehabilitation Project

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Narrative description of Project:

The project scope included a turnkey initiative that was aimed at improving the status of primary, middle and high school education through a multi-faceted program covering new schools’ construction, up-gradation, rehabilitation and provision of essential inputs for 130 schools scattered in the tribal agencies and the frontier regions (FRs) of FATA and the earthquake zones of KPK and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

New Construction: Construction of new schools and also included reconstruction of un-inhabitable schools buildings

Upgradation: Provision of additional facilities including boundary walls, play grounds, water tanks, toilets and electrification

Equipments: Need based furniture and equipment was provided to 65 schools

Description of actual services provided in the assignment:

The project was implemented in four phases:

Phase-1: Preliminary assessments and recommendations on the existing school facilities including water supply, sanitation and drainage lines based on AiD field surveys and technical assessments, this included assessment of 130 school sites

Phase-2: Design and costing of water supply, sanitation and drainage lines of all 130 schools was based on site specific design and costing which included upgrading existing schools and building new ones

Phase 3: Construction of 65 new and upgradation of primary, middle and high schools and its construction management

Phase 4: Provision of furniture and equipments to all the existing and 65 newly constructed education facilities.

Services included;

  • Conducting necessary field visits, topographic surveys (providing as-built situation with all utilities and relevant information), Geo-technical investigations and tests
  • Detailed designing and supervision of water sanitation & hygiene (wash) component

Name of Client: 

  • USAID

Project Duration/ Timeline: 

May 2004 to June 2008

Approx. value of the contract: 

US$ 11 Million

Location: 

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa