The Peter Hewitt Care for Africa Inc (CfA) wishes to ensure that it has appropriate policies governing the development and implementation of partnerships and their ongoing management to assist CfA to fulfil its corporate governance responsibilities.
The purpose of this policy is to guide CfA in ensuring that it addresses its interaction with other organisations, the identification of potential partners, and the formalisation and management of ongoing relationships with other organisations.
This policy applies to CfA staff, officer bearers and volunteers.
CfA is committed to collaboration and partnership with organisations that will reflect the values of CfA.
In selecting those for whom CfA may partner with, CfA will be mindful of principles of equity, transparency, accountability and mutual respect.
CfA will seek to ensure that the organisations that it seeks to partner with will complement the work of CfA and that CfA is in a position to compliment the partner’s activities.
CfA will undertake due diligence and capacity assessments before entering into formal partnerships and will undertake appropriate due diligence and risk assessment having regard to the activities which are to be the subject of the potential partnership.
CfA will undertake in the appropriate case capacity assessment with respect to the mission and values, governance, financial management, management HR organisational systems and technical capabilities of any organisation that it seeks to partner with.
CfA will ensure that all organisations they partner with comply with the below requirements in are detailed through partnership MOUs or similar.
CfA will ensure that in implementing a partnership that it consults with its local stakeholders in particular with respect to the design and scope of any programs to be undertaken pursuant to a partnership agreement.
CfA will ensure that the audit and risk committee oversee the ongoing management of a partnership, having regard to the risks identified and scope of a partnership.
The review and evaluation strategies of this partnership will include:
CFA-P13.V3 Partnership Policy
Effective Date: 20 September 2020
Approved By: Board of Management.
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