In Pakistan, the link between communities of rural areas and the government has always been weak. One of the main objectives of fostering community platforms in this intervention is to bridge the gap between government and communities. This will be done by ensuring that the developmental needs of the communities are heard by government representatives, NGOs, donors as well as the private sector. Project will also benefit 600 poor flood affected HHs in six targeted union councils. Capacities of local communities and government representatives is also one of the foucs of this intervention which will further lead to sustainable development in the target areas of Sindh.
To contribute to the development of representative and skilled citizen forums in Southern Sindh, which effectively engage with government and realise a wider participation in their development processes.
3 Years (February, 2013 – December, 2015)
Euro 1,202,978 (EU-Contribution: 87.7%)
14,400 households of 6 targeted Union Councils in Mirpurkhas and Badin districts covering total population of 86,400. Community platforms will be formed and beneficiaries will be facilitated with community capacity building trainings, community infrastructure schemes, access to livelihood packages for 600 flood affected poor families, skills enhancement of government staff and sustainable developmental collaboration with line departments of local government.