SSDO Projects

SSDO (Projects Ongoing/Past Performance)

Name of Project

Donor

Project Cost (PKR)

Duration

Scope of the project

Achievements

Parliamentary Exchange and Dialogue

FRIEDRICH NAUMANN FOUNDATION

FNF

1,000,000

June to August

  • Consultative Dialogue for Participatory Governance with Provincial Assembly Members of Punjab
  • Improving Understanding of Legislators on Punjab RTI Laws with PIOs and MPAs
  • Building capacity of youth on RTI Law for Participatory Governance

 

In process

Electoral Quality and Inclusiveness in Pakistan

In Potohar District

TDEA

 

7,808,333

March 2021 to June 2023

In process

In process

Strengthening Community Linkages in Legislative Oversight for Peace building

In Punjab

DAI

20,936,048

February 2021 to November 2021

  • To build the capacity of 30 MPAs and 12 Government officials on legislative oversight in context of CVE issues
  • Advocate for additional and existing policy/legislative reforms.
  • Strengthen the mandate of MPAs by building their coordination with provincial and federal counterparts & government entities
  • Enhanced tolerance within and across communities

 

ONGOING

Strengthening Community Linkages in Legislative Oversight for Peace building

In Sindh/Baluchistan

DAI

16,554,034

February 2021 to November 2021

  • To build the capacity of 35 MPAs and 12 Government officials on legislative oversight in context of CVE issues
  • Advocate for additional and existing policy/legislative reforms.
  • Strengthen the mandate of MPAs by building their coordination with provincial and federal counterparts & government entities
  • Enhanced tolerance within and across communities

ONGOING

Local Action for Democratic and Inclusive Response to COVID-19

LADIR

TDEA

2,282,000

September 2020- March 2021

  • Citizen Scrutiny and public reporting of Governments Response to COVID 19
  • Citizens Including women and those belonging to socially/excluded groups, exercise their rights and entitlements.
  • Expanded Public information and Civic space to enable improved quality of policy, dialogue and public discourse

accomplished

Enhance Women Workers


Access To Market (EWAM)

TDEA

5,107,858

September 2020 – June 2022

  • Enhanced organizational capacities of women workers alliances to negotiate and advocate their collective priorities and demand with their employers policy makers.
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills among women workers, civil society and media to effectively raise demands for improved enforcement of laws policies and rules.
  • To improve women rights at the work place.

ONGOING

Police Awaam Sath Sath

United States Institute of Peace

(USIP)

3,693,075


June 2020-August 2020

  • Strengthening PASS’s presence in legislative assemblies of Pakistan.
  • Capacity building of the legislators for oversight of the reforms process. Eliminating political interference in policing, Women in Police/ Women Centric Policing
  • Training & Capacity Building of Police, Strengthening Legislative Oversight for Police Performance

Four resolutions filed in Punjab Assembly by members on Police Reforms.

Four Parliamentary working groups formed at National and Provincial (Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) level having representation of 48 law makers from various political parties.

Letter of PWG member to IG- KP to increase 10% quota of women in police. This was duly approved by the IG KP

Advertisement by IG office KP to recruit 10% women in Police

Demand raised by in the Punjab Assembly by the member of provincial assembly Kanwal Liaqat to Increase police budget

WE ARE Leaders



Trust for Democratic Education & Accountability (TDEA)

11,619,050

February 2020 – March-2021

  • Facilitation of Women Identity Cards.
  • Registration of Voters.
  • Promotion of Women participation in Democratic Process.
  • Capacity Building of Young aspiring women leaders


Launched Project in Gujrat

Apprentices selected for Young Women in Democratic process

Strengthen the Institutional Capacity of the Federal Right to Information Commission

UNESCO

2,577,440


April 2020 - August 2020

  • Development of Management information Commission (MIS).
  • MIS of online and intranet based system.
  • Digitization of Federal RTI Commission
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Signed MOU with the Federal Information Commission to digitalize the commission by development Appeal Management System.

Strengthening Legislative Oversight for building Peace in Pakistan - II

DAI Pakistan

15,906,152


February 2020 – August 2020

  • To build the capacity of 25 parliamentary committee members on legislative oversight in context of CVE issues
  • Increased engagement of targeted stakeholders for enhanced oversight mechanism for the enforcement of CVE laws
  • Targeted community leaders implement CVE initiatives in their communities
  • Enhanced tolerance within and across communities

Successfully launched a project to strengthen the role of standing committees of Punjab to work on the issues of peace and civic education in Punjab.


Strengthening Local Governments’ Role for Building Peace & Sustainable Development in Sindh

DAI Pakistan

16,790,512


1st Feb 2020 - 31st August 2020

  • To train 200 local government representatives on CVE laws and form 20 UC level peace committees
  • Increased capacity of local government towards the implementation of CVE laws
  • To increase Government of Sindh planning and investment in CVE
  • To increase broad-based citizen engagement in community decision making

Successfully launched project in 20 union councils of Sindh and conducted training of elected local government representatives, local government officials and peace committees in 20 union councils of 10 districts of Sindh.

Strengthening Legislative Oversight for Building Peace & Sustainable Development in Sindh


DAI Pakistan

15,524,275

August 21 2019 to Feb21 2020

  • To form and train a multi-party Parliamentary Working Group (PWG) in the Sindh Provincial Assembly on CVE
  • To enhance oversight mechanism for the implementation of the CVE laws
  • Targeted community leaders implement CVE initiatives in their communities
  • Enhanced tolerance within and across communities


Successfully conducted training of 35 MPAs and Government officials on peace & civic education in Sindh. A parliamentary working group is established to work on the issues of peace & civic education in Sindh.

Citizens Actions for Effective and Participatory Legislative Governance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Trust for Democratic Education & Accountability

8,828,500


July 3, 2019 to October 31,2019

  • To form and train a multi-party Parliamentary Working Group (PWG) in the KPK Provincial Assembly on CVE


Successfully conducted the training of 65 MPAs and senior officials of KPK Assembly on legislative reforms. Draft rules were presented in assembly in collaboration with FAFEN.

Strengthening Legislative Oversight for building Peace in Punjab

DAI Pakistan

14,083,984


Feb 1 2019 to Sep 13 2019

  • To form and train a multi-party Parliamentary Working Group (PWG) in the Punjab Provincial Assembly on CVE
  • To enhance oversight mechanism for the implementation of the CVE laws
  • Targeted community leaders implement CVE initiatives in their communities
  • Enhanced tolerance within and across communities


Successfully conducted training of 85 MPAs and Government officials on peace & civic education in Punjab. A parliamentary working group is established to work on the issues of peace & civic education in Punjab.

Qualitative Research on Influencing the Legal and Policy Environment around Child Marriage in SINDH and PUNJAB

OXFAM

2,696,500

Oct 2018 to Feb 2019

To increase our knowledge on lessons and best practices what has worked in the amended of Restraint Act in Sindh, 2013.

To assess current influencing opportunities in Sindh and Punjab and to sharpen ongoing influencing efforts based on identified lessons and best practices.


A research study on comparative analysis between CMRA of Punjab & Sindh was conducted & published.

ILM Possible take a child to school

Trust for Democratic Education & Accountability

1,000,985

May 2018 to March 2019

To work with British Council for effective delivery the Take a Child to School (TACS) project in Punjab according to the planned activities for the year 2018 in order to achieve desired outcomes.

Enrolled 2975 Students in schools, 4,736 students were retained in schools and did a survey of 364 households in Chiniot, Faisalabad, jhang and Jhelum.

Citizens’ Observation for Transparent & Accountable Elections in Pakistan

Citizens’ Voice Project (CVP Cycle 13)

12,582,519

November 2017 to September 2018

  • Improved enforcement of electoral regulations as a result of measures for corrective actions; and
  • Improved public access to election-related information including observation findings through use of information technology during GE 2018.
  • Pre-Election and Election Day Observation with 783 youth observers in Rawalpindi and Jhelum

Long Term Election Observation with team of 783 independent observers 

Multi Party Conventions on Education

Alif Ailaan

634,000

June 2018

Organized multi party convention on education in Rawalpindi and Jhelum to include education as top priority of political parties manifestoes

Successfully organized with all parties

Promoting Political and Democratic Participation of communities in Rawalpindi through Youth Accountability Ambassadors





Making All Voices Countable (MAVC)

2,667,000

2015-16

To train the selected ambassadors to report on governance, public service delivery, and issues related to access, availability, and performance of political representatives via text, photo, and video blogs

To hold public meetings and interface meetings between respective communities and their political leaders

To prepare agendas for these meetings, document minutes, and follow up with these minutes and decisions made with all the stakeholders.

 

SSDO in collaboration with Youth Accountability Ambassadors successfully implemented project by identifying and highlighting governance issues in public schools and hospitals in Rawalpindi. The youth Accountability Ambassadors has brought several success stories in Rawalpindi by improving the service delivery in education and health institutions. 

Strengthening School Councils in PP-5 of Rawalpindi



Alif Ailaan

423, 000

September 2016

To strengthen the capacity of school councils of 100 schools of PP-5 of Rawalpindi through their brief orientation on SMC role and organizing interface with Chairman Punjab Education Foundation.

SSDO successfully conducted survey of 100 schools and organized session with over 500 SMC members in PP-5.

Promoting Local Govts’ Role in Building Peace in Pakistan

USAID through DAI

3,723,825

January 2017

Conducted training of Local Government representatives and district government officials on Countering Violent Extremism laws of Government of Punjab.

Successfully implemented project with district and local government in Bahawalpur.

Trainings on Result Based Monitoring & Evaluation

USAID Training for Pakistan Project

10, 22000

August 2017

Conducted training workshops of civil society monitoring & evaluation specialists on Result Based Management.

Successfully conducted training workshops of 60 development practitioners on Result Based Management in Islamabad and Peshawar.

Integrity Idol Award

Accountability Lab

Volunteer Partnership

July 2016 till Date

Introduced integrity Idol Award for most honest public officials of Pakistan.

Successfully organized award ceremony with participation of 1000 stakeholders. The process of second award is ongoing now.

National Youth Peace Festival

Youth Caucuses of Punjab, KPK, Sindh and Balochistan Assembly

Volunteer Partnership

September 2016

Organized three days national youth peace festival with participation of 800 young activists from all regions of Pakistan. Large number of media, civil society, academia, and members of parliament attended the festival.

This year youth peace festival will be organized in December.