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

Tigubako School Dormitory


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Status: Ongoing

89.1% Completion

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Name: Tigubako School Dormitory
GPS Coordinates: -8.170774(lat), 159.615423(lng)
Province: Isabel
Ward: Tirotongana
Village: Tirotonna
Cycle: Cycle6
Nature of Sub-project: New


Subproject Objective: To build a proper and permanent Dormitory building which will provide a safe, comfortable and better accommodation for boarding school children around the catchment villages.

Brief Description: Days schooling in particular travelling school children that attended school at Toritonga primary school often have to face harsh climate condition and traveled long distance daily in order to attend classes. For children as young as 8 years old, this practice makes their learning difficulty and deprived their privilege to attend school daily. This project will help the catchment villages to accommodate their children weekly to avoid traveling in long distance in order to attend class. The building is designed to accommodate more than 50 children and also the growing number of children in the future. The building will include two toilet blocks, a storage room and three separate rooms.

Date approved by Province: 23/10/2019
Date TDF approved: 27/01/2019
Community Helper name: Selwyn Getu

Is this project added because of a discontinued project: No

Subproject Type: Dormitory
Sector: Education
Subsector: Primary Education

Date of SIC establishment meeting: 07/08/2019
Agreed name of SIC: Tigubako Primary School Dormitory Project

SIC Executive Members:

Position (given) Name Gender M/F (select)
Chairperson Mostyn Lehui Male
Treasurer/Accountant Nesis Fotamana Male
Secretary Doreen Farlegu Female
Technical Officer Fosta Heta Male
Youth Member Nelson Theomae Male
Member1 Samson Aumae Male
Member2 Hudson Pujadi Female
Member3 Glen Kiko Male

Total Beneficiaries

Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 42 47 89
15 - 24 yrs 51 51 102
25 - 59 yrs 68 67 135
60+ yrs 6 8 14
Total 167 173 340
People with special needs: 2 Households: 47

Names of villages expected to benefit and number of beneficiaries:


Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 42 47 89
15 - 24 yrs 51 51 102
25 - 59 yrs 68 67 135
60+ 6 8 14
Total 167 173 340
People with special needs 2 Households 47

Work plan stages and activities:

Stage1 Completed
Procurement/Preliminaries Yes
Procurement of hardware materials Yes
Timber milling contract Yes
Construction supervision contract Yes
Stage2 Completed
Building pre-construction community workshop Yes
Transport of hardware materials to village Yes
C1.15 (d) part 11 - Construction phase environment mitigation agreed Yes
Environment and culture protection areas identified and clearly marked Yes
Stage3 Completed
Collect and deliver sand and gravel on site Yes
Collect and deliver timber on site Yes
Site clearance of proposed site Yes
Stage4 Completed
Erection of building profiling and excavation of footings Yes
Install reinforcement, caging and bending fro column, pad footing strip footing Yes
Inspection of reinforcement for all foundations before concreting to meet TDF requirements. Yes
Constructing formwork for column, pad footing and strip footing Yes
Concreting of column, pad footing and strip footing Yes
Stage5 Completed
Constructing of bearers structures Yes
Construction of floor joist structures Yes
Constructing of wall framing structures, window frame and door frame Yes
Constructing of noggins, lintels and bracing of wall structures Yes
Inspection of framing to meet TDF requirements Yes
Stage6 Completed
Construction of roof framing and purlin structures Yes
Over laid chicken mesh wire on roof structure Yes
Constructing fascia board and bracing Yes
Sisalation paper and roofing iron on chicken mesh Yes
Inspection of roofing framing to meet TDF requirements Yes
Stage7 Completed
Constructing external wall lining Yes
Constructing flooring board lining Yes
Construction ceiling framing structures and install lining Yes
Constructing wall lining Yes
Constructing of architrave Yes
Stage8 Completed
Excavate septic tank and soak away pits Yes
Construct tank with reinforcement and concrete blocks Yes
Construct soak away pit with concrete and stones Yes
Installation of plumbing work inside building Yes
Connect water to building plumbing to septic tank Yes
Stage9 Completed
Patty, filling and sand paper walls and timbers Yes
Painting and decorating Yes
Dismantling scaffold Yes
Clean up site, remove nails and stock pile and spare materials Yes
Cleaning and drainage work Yes
Stage10 Completed
Building Post-Construction workshop No
Building maintenance No
Building service maintenance (septic & sanitation) No
Painting and decorating maintenance No
Landscaping and beautification of building site No

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

# Contract Title Contractor Select Goods/Work/Services Cost SBD $
1 Purchase of hardware materials Unknown Goods 111429
2 Milling of Timbers Unknown Work 29973
3 Transport of hardware materials Unknown Services 30000
4 Construction supervision Unknown Work 28598


Source Original Amount Planned in TDF Actual amount paid Source contribution % to total Purpose RDP funds acquitted
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