Plan Pakistan


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 25K

Start Date: 2008-11-01

End Date: 2009-01-31


Team Members

Abdul Hameed Bhatti
(Team Leader)
Naeem Aslam
(Psychosocial Expert)
Muhammad Sajjad
Khursheed Ahmed
(Field Manager)
Yasir Majeed
(Field Supervisor)

Project Description

Plan Pakistan has carried out campaigns in Pakistan for childbirth registration, child right protection, girls’ education, etc.  The plan was active in the Mansehra district at the time of the earthquake in 2005.  It used it vantage position to launch a relief and rehabilitation effort and later dove-tailed it child-centered development methodology for the socio-economic reconstruction of the community.  The program included five components: (i) school improvement; (ii) school construction; (iii) health and hygiene promotion; (iv) psycho-social support; and (v) early childhood care and development.

Services provided by APEX

Our staff used qualitative and quantitative research tools i.e. focus group discussions, key-informant interviews and household questionnaire to gather information about the manner in which the project was designed, marketed to the community, coordinated with the partner organizations, executed on the ground and the impact that the project has had on the lives of the people.  Our firm provided expert in the areas of school construction, health and hygiene, psycho-social support to EQ affectees, quantitative researchers, data analysts, field enumerators, etc.  The Consultants spent ten days in the field and met all the implementation partners to reach their conclusion regarding the outcome, impact and sustainability of the project.