CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS' BUILDING RESILIENCE THROUGH IMPROVED DELIVERY, GOVERNANCE AND EMPOWERMENT (CSO-BRIDGE) PROGRAM
Geographical Coverage: Multan Programme Duration: January 2021, June 2024 Introduction/ Background of Programme: With the technical and financial support of Welthungerhilfe (WHH), the CSO-BRIDGE project is newly started to address the broken lines between community and service providers, youth, and their income-generating opportunities, public social service delivery, and Training Service Providers will be engaged in employable skill development. CSOs will be enabled to bridge between these target stakeholders. They will advocate for improved service delivery and thus reduce socio-economic vulnerabilities. This project does not only include creating livelihood opportunities for youth but also includes capacity building of civil society organizations, development of UC development plans of 10 UCs, and later on related local authorities will be contacted to fulfill needs identified in UC development plans.
- The initial partnership with 20 CSOs will be commenced so a large impact can be spelled in district Multan by engaging service providers.
- Capacity needs of selected 20 CSO will be identified and their capacity will be built based upon those needs.
- Skills based trainings and apprenticeships followed by Livelihood opportunities will be provided to 360 youth.
- Development of targeted 10 union councils in accordance with their union council development plans.