Foundation constructs or repairs gravity-flow supply schemes to provide drinking water in some of the poorest villages

Using its strong roots within rural communities and its in-house technical expertise, the Foundation constructs or repairs gravity-flow supply schemes to provide drinking water in some of the poorest villages in the mountainous regions of Abbottabad. The workload of women was reduced as without supply mechanisms they were forced to walk for several hours to fetch water for domestic use.

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Helping citizens be more informed, skilled, organized and confident in engaging with elected and non-elected duty-bearers

The Foundation is helping citizens be more informed, skilled, organized and confident in engaging with elected and non-elected duty-bearers, to stimulate public demand, and, to put pressure on the government to deliver quality services. The Foundation also helps strengthen the supply side of the governance equation by assisting public representatives and government officials to be more responsive to citizens.

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Citizen engage for change

With the Foundation’s assistance, citizens are engaging in governance and asserting their rights. They are important milestones in a longer journey of strengthening democracy in Pakistan. Their successes at the facility level are impressive. A THQ in Pattan is operational, nine years after it was constructed. A RHC in rural Abbottabad is now a D-Type hospital, eight years after its upgradation was approved. The provincial government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is allocating funds for reconstructing schools…

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