Training CSOs in Digital App

        A part of the Foundation’s capacity building of CSOs in social accountability is training them in using a specially designed digital app; Awam to upload stories of citizen monitoring of government facilities. This app has been developed by the Foundation’s partner Media Matter for Democracy (MMfD) who also leads the training on it. On 27 and 28 February 2018,  8 women and 15 men from 13 CSOs from Battagram and Mansehra were…

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Building Capacities in Social Accountability.
Training CSOs from KP’s districts Mansehra & Battagram

      17 women and 49 men from 25 CSOs from districts Mansehra and Battagram participated in a Social Accountability training on 20-22 December 2017. This training was part of the Foundation's ongoing efforts to build capacities in social accountability of more than 100 CSOs in 12 districts of KP.  Social Accountability is a broad range of actions & mechanisms used by citizens & CSOs to hold public officials & service providers to account. It…

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Building Capacities in Social Accountability.
Training CSOs from KP’s districts Abbottabad & Haripur

      39 women and 40 men from 22 CSOs from districts Abbottabad and Haripur participated in a Social Accountability training on 27-29 November 2017. This training was part of the Foundation's ongoing efforts to build capacities in social accountability of more than 100 CSOs in 12 districts of KP.  Social Accountability is a broad range of actions & mechanisms used by citizens & CSOs to hold public officials & service providers to account. It…

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Peoples Assembly on Public Participation in Public Budgets Abbottabad Press Club

        A Peoples Assembly was organized at the Abbottabad Press Club on 20 November 2017. 108 women and 248 men from eight districts of the province participated in the Assembly. They discussed the Foundation’s findings and adopted a Charter of Demands. Outline of Citizen Charter of Demands for Fair & Transparent Public Budgets : Government Priorities Equitable Distribution of Development Funds Promote Transparency Fiscal Decentralization Pro-Women Allocations It was presented to Deputy…

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Building Capacities in Social Accountability.
Training CSOs from KP’s districts Peshawar & Mardan

      10 women and 27 men from 12 CSOs from districts Peshawar and Mardan participated in a Social Accountability training on 23-24 October 2017. This training was part of the Foundation's ongoing efforts to build capacities in social accountability of more than 100 CSOs in 12 districts of KP.  Social Accountability is a broad range of actions & mechanisms used by citizens & CSOs to hold public officials & service providers to account. It…

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“Inequities in budget allocations are alienating citizens in poor regions,”
Rashida Dohad, addressing a press conference Abbottabad Press Club

    Foundation held a press conference on October 20, 2017 at the Abbottabad Press Club.  Journalists from different print and electronic media including the office bearers of Abbottabad Press Club were present to cover the press conference including Foundation’s team. Ms. Rashida Dohad Executive Director of Omar Asghar Khan Foundation presented the key findings of the budget analysis done by the Foundation team. Local journalist raised questions regarding share of Hazara and unjustified allocations…

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The Foundation calls for a fair Provincial Finance Commission Award in KP Peshawar Press Club

      Foundation held a press conference on October 18, 2017 at the Peshawar Press Club. Representatives from different print and electronic media houses were present to cover the press conference. Ms. Rashida Dohad Executive Director of Omar Asghar Khan Foundation presented the key findings of the budget analysis done by the Foundation team. Activists showed their keen interest in the data and raised questions to know more about the findings, which Ms. Rashida…

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Test-Run of a Training Module on Social Accountability

A three day test-run of the Foundation's training module on Social Accountability was held at its Islamabad office on 26-28 May 2017. The Foundation's staff and two colleagues of its partner Media Matters for Democracy participated in the test-run. The test-run helped assess and fine-tune the training content and methodology.

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Foundation’s session with students of Bahria University.

At the request of Miss Sara Kamal Bajwa the teacher of 'Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance' Bahria University Islamabad, the Foundation hosted a discussion to share its experiences in ensuring DRR measures a re pro-women in Foundation's office Islamabad on 20 April 2017. Miss Sara Kamal Bajwa along with about 16 students participated in the discussion. Foundation team consisted on Miss Rashida Dohad, Mohsin Ali and Shah Faisal. The purpose of this discussion to introduced…

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