“HAMARA KAL” – An Innovative Youth Development Program
This project is supported by WPF and funded by European Commission. In Karachi it
is implemented by Aahung in collaboration with City Government, Karachi. This is
48 months project with over all objectives to “Improve Sexual and Reproductive Health
Rights status in Pakistan”.
The main target group of the project will be young people, particularly girls with
focus on building the capacity of 3 partner NGOs, 100 CSOs, 450 schools, 1000 teachers,
over 150 health service providers and more than 150 policy makers and parliamentarians.
The project will directly reach up to 150,000 young people in 3 districts (Karachi,
Multan and Matiari) and over 1 million young people indirectly throughout Pakistan.
Innovative Project (2009-2011):
The overall goal of the project was:
“Empower Youth through gender sensitive Life Skills Based Education programme that
leads to prevention of HIV and AIDS in Districts of Tharparker and Haripur”
The project aimed to:
• Strengthen partner organizations to integrate SRHR with gender
mainstreaming in their Rural Development Programmes.
• Educate girls and boys in their adolescent age on issues of SRHR
including HIV and AIDS and Gender through Life Skills Based Education (LSBE) Programme.
• Create SRH and gender sensitive enabling environment for SRHR
in project area.
The main and direct target groups of the project were In school and Out of school
adolescents of District Haripur (N.W.F.P) and District Tharparker (Sindh), from
the age of 12 to 18years.
The indirect beneficiaries included staff of TRDP and Sungi, parents, officials
of education and health departments, local community leaders, elected representatives,
basic health providers and general community.
This project was funded by Oxfam-Novib. The implementing organizations were Sungi
in Haripur and TRDP in Tharparkar, whereas Aahung and Rozan provided technical assistance.
An evaluation of the project is underway.