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 affected by the 2005 earthquake.