Rural Development Programme

Solomon Islands Ministry of Development, Planning and Aid Coordination

The objective of this programme is to improve access to basic services in rural areas
and the production and productivity of farmers.

Rural Development Programme

Solomon Islands Ministry of Development, Planning and Aid Coordination

Taubangibo Cyclone Shelters


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Status: Ongoing

66.7% Completion

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Name: Taubangibo Cyclone Shelters
GPS Coordinates: -11.292027(lat), 159.775564(lng)
Province: Rennell/Bellona
Ward: West gaongau
Village: Zone 2 (RDPII)
Cycle: Cycle5
Nature of Sub-project: New


Subproject Objective: To provide access to community infrastructures as evacuation shelters during cyclone that will provide a venue where people are safe. The successful completion of these infrastructures is a milestone to a higher level of support rural livelihood and also community development activities.

Brief Description: Ward 9 Zone 2 (Taubangibo) is community of inland villages that had no access for safe shelters during cyclone seasons that recurrently threatening the lives in the villages for many years. With the provision of support through RDP, the community is requesting the RDP to build cyclone shelters to address this need. The CDD approach motivate the village to play their part and will to provide for community contribution and participation in the efforts as per required and it is hoped the RDP technical capacity with the support of the community will accomplished the aim. The basic design is a modernization of our traditional cyclone shelter design using iron roofing, timbers and concrete works making it permanent.

Date approved by Province: 14/12/2015
Date TDF approved: 28/04/2016
Community Helper name: Holland Teika

Is this project added because of a discontinued project: No

Subproject Type: Evacuation Centre
Sector: Housing and Community
Subsector: Community Development

Date of SIC establishment meeting: 22/04/2016
Agreed name of SIC: Taubangibo

SIC Executive Members:

Position (given) Name Gender M/F (select)
Chairperson Keith Namona Semaika Male
Treasurer/Accountant Frank Paikea Male
Secretary Joy Maui Female
Technical Officer Mike Saungongo Puia Male
Youth Member Moses Teghetam Male
Member1 Shara Saohanga Female
Member2 Mike Pongi Male
Member3 Nick Male

Total Beneficiaries

Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 40 38 78
15 - 24 yrs 38 35 73
25 - 59 yrs 65 66 131
60+ yrs 16 16 32
Total 159 155 314
People with special needs: 6 Households: 69

Names of villages expected to benefit and number of beneficiaries:

Zone 2 (RDPII)

Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 18 19 37
15 - 24 yrs 12 13 25
25 - 59 yrs 34 30 64
60+ 7 4 11
Total 71 66 137
People with special needs 2 Households 24

Ward 9 Zone 1

Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 22 19 41
15 - 24 yrs 26 22 48
25 - 59 yrs 31 36 67
60+ 9 12 21
Total 88 89 177
People with special needs 4 Households 45

Work plan stages and activities:

Stage1 Completed
Mobilization Yes
Collecting gravel and sand Yes
Timber milling and transportation to project site Yes
Stage2 Completed
Procurement of hardware materials, shipping of hardware materials to project site Yes
Profiling and excavation of footing Yes
Stage3 Completed
Construction of pillars and slab No
Setting of beams and roof structure No
Netting and sisalation roofing Yes
Stage4 Completed
Partitioning and walling structures Yes
Lining and cladding Yes
Painting and finishing Yes
Stage5 Completed
Cleaning up working materials, waste materials Yes
100% of RDP funds acquitted by SIC and sent to PCU for audit No
Commissioning of the clinic No
Sub project is fully complete No

Community procurement plan. List of up to 20 items/contracts:

# Contract Title Contractor Select Goods/Work/Services Cost SBD $
1 Timber Milling Unknown Work 15000
2 Transportation Unknown Services 12000
3 Contractor/Supervisor Unknown Work 20000


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