Social Mobilization

Social Mobilization & Capacity Building of Farmersin Gomal Zam Dam Command Area Development Project

Project LocationDera Ismail Khan and Tank districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Project CostUSD 2.39 Million only
ClientGovernment of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Funding AgencyUnited States Assistance for International Development (USAID)
Project DurationFebruary 2018 to June 2021
Scope of Worko   Organizing the communities living along the water courses to form associationso   Formation of Water Users Association (WUA) for each water courseo   Account opening for each Water Users Association (WUA)o   Organizing Women Interest Groups (WIG) at village levelo   Assessment of training needs of the farmers (TNA)o   Preparation of training programs for farmers
Project Objectiveso   Mobilize water users in Gomal Zam Canal Command Area for effective and efficient management of irrigation to increase the income level of farming community and quality of life to increase their access to social sector services as contribution towards attainment of sustainable development goalso   Increase knowledge and skills of farming community in acceptance and adoption of modern technologies of crop production and animal husbandryo   Increase access and create linkages among community organizations, line departments, markets and service providerso   Enable 393 WUAs to operate and maintain the irrigation system
Farmers’ Training Areaso   Operation and Maintenance of watercourseo   Preparation of water distribution roster (warabandi),o   Irrigation managemento   Irrigated agriculture with application of fertilizerso   Integrated pest managemento   Crop protection by less use of chemicalso   Cropping patterno   Productivity enhancemento   Value addition in the farmso   Marketing and market linkageso   Environmental awareness
Training of Women Interest Groupso   Poultry farmingo   Dairy processingo   Kitchen gardeningo   Value addition

Girls Right to Education Project

Project LocationIslamabad Capital Territory, Islamabad
Project CostPKR 25 Million
ClientFederal Directorate of Education, Government of Pakistan
Funding AgencyUNESCO
Project Duration3 years
Scope of Worko   Social mobilization of communitieso   Awareness seminars and road shows on educationo   Enrolment of the ‘Out of School Children’ in government schoolso   Retention of newly enrolled students in schoolso   Training of teachers and related workshopso   Formation and operationalization of ‘School Management Committees’o   Provision of missing facilities in schoolso   Provision of sports kits and promoting tournamentso   Organizing study tours and exposure visitso   Hiring and deployment of 52 teachers in government schoolso   Deployment of e-Learning platform and provision of e-School services in selected schoolso   Continuous coordination with UNESCO, FDE, teachers and the communities