Improving Primary Education Governance in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa

Donor Agency: DDCF/SNG
Start Date: September, 2014
Duration: 12 Months

Project Objectives are:
Objectives: in order to achieve the desired results, the project will seeks to achieve the following objectives 5 focus districts (Buner, Haripur, Dera Ismail Khan, Lakki Marwat, Karak) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

  • Evidence generated depicting issues in primary education financing in focus districts through education budgets analysis and field research
  • Supply and demand sides of social accountability in education sector strengthened through mainstreaming budgets advocacy in working of selected CSOs, and enabling education staff to use conditional grants effectively and be responsive and accountable in focus districts.
  • Community awareness in five focus districts raised on issues related to education financing and mobilized to hold education service providers accountable and responsive.
  • Education Policy makers at province level (education officers/provincial standing committee on education/provincial education minister/MPs) are made accountable and responsive regarding education sector financing.
A brief summary of outputs:

Primary education budget analysis of 5 pilot district ( Buner, Haripur, Karak, Laki Marwat and DI Khan)

  • Conducting Community Score Card Survey (CSC) survey FGDs in five focus districts to assess access, quality, equity, and management of primary education services.
  • Development and publication of  brochure and pamphlet
  • Conducting Research Study on output/result based budgeting at school level, through five consultative seminars, one in each focus district.
  • Development of training manual and conducting training for civil society/journalists and education service providers
  • Establishment of Education Accountability Network of CSOs in 5 districts
  • Organizing 350 awareness sessions, 70 in each district and 10 interface meetings
  • Sharing research studies/ findings with district officer education, MPAs, members standing committee on education.
  • Provincial seminar organized in Peshawar on ‘Education Budgeting, Issues and Way Forward’
  • consultative workshops

Improving Public Education Service Delivery in KP and FATA

Donor Agency: DFID (Alif Ailaan)
Start Date: January 1, 2015
Duration: 12 Months

Project Objectives are:
In order to "Improve Public Education Service Delivery in KP" the project will be focusing to achieve the following objectives:

  • Evidence generated depicting issues in Education sector in KP and FATA.
  • Media reporting on Education sector improved and budget advocacy mainstreamed in working of selected CSOs from focus Districts for Accountable, Adequate and Efficient Education financing.
  • Policy community at provincial level and in focus Districts in KP and FATA are engaged for SBM and Right to Education, Accountable and Responsible Education budgeting.
A brief summary of outputs:
  • Education budgets analysis of FATA and Focus Districts (Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, Abbotabad and Tank) in KP.
  • Development of school based management/budgeting plan.
  • Development of policy brief on Right to Education.
  • Establishing Education accountability network established in focus Districts.
  • Capacity building of Education Accountability Network (EAN) on education budget advocacy and accountability.
  • Engaging EAN members for social mobilization.
  • Advocacy seminars on education financing.

Social Audit of Water and Sanitation Schemes in Mardan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (Pakistan)

Donor Agency: Open Society Foundation (OSF)
Start Date: January 1, 2015
Duration: 12 Months

Project Objectives are:

  • Project aims to improve the right to safe drinking water and sanitation through social audit of selected development schemes of public health engineering department related to provision of clean drinking water and sanitation, and by enabling local communities to hold their elected representatives and public service providers accountable in Mardan District of KP.
A brief summary of outputs:
  • Local communities will be enabled to hold their elected representatives and service providers accountable.
  • Community is facilitated ensure their water and sanitation rights by strengthening their voices for transparent and accountable water and sanitation service delivery, based on finding of social audit.
  • Policy alternatives proposed through media campaign and launching of social audit report at provincial level.
  • In long term, the community will be equipped with tools and techniques of social audit, which can also be applied on other public utilities and services, which will help strengthen people voices in provision of public services.

Advocacy Campaign for Governance Reforms in FATA

Donor Agency: National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
Start Date: May 1, 2014
Duration: 12 Months

 Project Objectives are: 

  • To mobilize civil society and local communities to advocate for political reform in FATA
  • To improve understanding of FATA governance issues and laws contradict fundamental freedoms through in-depth research
  • To raise awareness about the need for political reform in FATA

 Project Activities include:

  • Three meetings to facilitate the establishment of a grassroots civil society network to promote political reforms in FATA. The members of the network will include civil society organizations, youth groups, bar councils, journalists, elected representatives, and faith-based institutions, with an emphasis on the inclusion of women and minorities.
  • Review and analysis of discriminatory laws in FATA such as Article 247 of the Constitution, the Frontier Crime Regulations. Development of briefs on two topics: Governance Reforms in FATA and the Local Government System in FATA.
  • 30 awareness and mobilization sessions with civil society representatives, journalists, youth groups, political leadership, and the general public on FATA governance reforms to share the research findings, and mobilize the participants to demand political and governance reforms in FATA.
  • Two half-day consultative seminars on FATA governance reforms, one each in Peshawar and Islamabad.

Strengthening Social Accountability through Effective Implementation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa RTI Law

Donor Agency: Open Society Foundation
Start Date: January 1, 2014
Duration: 12 Months

The project focuses on following three objectives:

       a)      Advocacy Campaign for fully operationalization of KP RTI Law
       b)      Civil society/media is enabled to use KP RTI law for social accountability and investigative journalism
       c)      Citizens’ awareness on RTI law improved and are mobilized to use their right to information

 The project seeks to achieve these objectives through following deliverables:

  • At least 100 information requests filed, and follow up with KP Information Commission if required.
  • One detailed training manual on KP RTI law developed
  • One brochure and one pamphlet on KP RTI law developed/published
  • 90 PIOs, and 60 civil society members trained on KP RTI law
  • At least 400 university students are make aware on KP RTI law through 12 awareness sessions in universities/education institutes
  • At least 250 civil society members/journalists and other key stakeholders are made aware through through 5 awareness seminars in five divisional headquarters
  • A radio spot on KP RTI law developed and aired on FM radios in different districts of KP
  1. Engage Public bodies through constructive dialogue and received 61% response from public Information Officer (PIO).
  2. Through awareness sessions/trainings linkages developed with Public bodies, youth, CSOs & media group on divisional level.
  3. IEC material pertaining Right to Information Law developed and disseminated throughout KP


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