r What is the malnutrition and/or morbidity rate among 0 – 8 year olds? r What is the percentage of children (0-8) who are orphaned? Live in child headed households? Living on the street? Questions for Communities and Caregivers Community Knowledge/Perceptions of OVC and ECD r How is childhood defined in the community? r How does the community define vulnerability? r What types of play are children involved in? Who plays with them? What are local perceptions of play? r How do young children spend their days? Are they left alone for long periods? Why? How safe is the environment in which children spend most of their time? r What concerns do community members have for their children’s physical, social and intellectual development? r How do people tell whether the child is developing normally or not? What are considered to be the reasons for any delays or disabilities? r What are the community attitudes towards children with disabilities? Towards children who have lost one or both parents? Household Knowledge of OVC and ECD (collect information on household knowledge and perceptions of the needs of young children, probe for understanding on whether gender disparities exist) r How do caregivers rank the needs of their 0–8 year old children? Where do nutrition, growth, and intellectual and social development fall on their list of priorities? r What are the caregivers’ hopes, expectations and worries about their children? What qualities do they want to encourage? Why? For girls? For boys? For children with disabilities? r What opportunities do parents/caregivers want for their children? What are the basic things they want to provide for their children? What are the important things for children to learn — boys and girls? r What are the caregivers’ common child-rearing beliefs, attitudes and practices for 0–8 year old children? Are there differences for boys and girls? For children with disabilities? For orphans? r Who cares for children? From what age are children (boys/girls) left to care for themselves? From what age are children (girls/boys) considered competent to care for younger children? r Are there clearly defined gender roles? What are the broad differences in roles of men and women, boys and girls, groups in the community? r How are protection issues addressed in the community?
Situational Analysis n 5 Access to Services (e.g. Healthcare, Legal Protection, Food and Nutrition, Psychosocial Support, Education and Learnng Opportunities, Shelter, and Economic Strengthening) r In the areas of learning opportunities and positive caregiver-child interaction/early childhood education, psychosocial support, health, food and nutrition, legal protection and livelihoods, what are the various services available in the community to address families’ needs?
- Summer '17