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HANDS Brief Profile 2012

HANDS started its formal journey of intervention from a public sector hospital in
Karachi as Health And Nutrition Project in 1979 lead by the then head of the
department of paediatrics, Prof. A. G. Billoo (Sitara
-
e
-
Imtiaz). He was seriously
concerned about

the poor patients coming from Karachi rural in miserable
conditions.The project started and first Primary Health Care center was
established in a village 40 kilometers away from city center. The interns of
professor followed his vision to develop "Healthy

Educated Prosperous
Pakistan". The vision started taking shape by 1993 and gradually the project
transformed into the organization called Health

And Nutrition Development Society
-
"HANDS".


After 33 years HANDS has evolved as one of the largest Non Profi
t Organization
of the country and depicts an excellent model of community development. This
integrated model comprise of key programs of Social Mobilization, Gender &
Development, Human & Institutional Development, Monitoring Evaluation &
Research, Informa
tion Communication Resource and Advocacy, Health
Promotion, Education & Literacy, Livelihood Enhancement, Infrastructure
Development Energy Water & Shelter, Disaster Management and Social
Marketing.















HANDS has

a network of 29 offices across the country and has access to more
than 25 million population of nearly 42000 villages/settlement in 29 districts.
These offices are supported by 3531 medium and small size organizations'
network in Pakistan.


Management Str
ucture:

HANDS is governed by 15 members elected "Governing Board" who are
volunteers and are lead by Chairman of the organization. Chief Executive is
defecto member of the governing board as well. Board provides policy guideline
and follow the management
to pursue management policies in the spirit of
organization's vision.







Geographical Outreach
Numbers
HANDS Offices
29
Intervention
Districts
2
9
T
alukas / T
owns / T
ehsils



9
6
Union
Councils
8
7
9
V
illages / Settlements



42,793
Population
25,277,150

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The board is comprised of
professionals of different
sectors, philanthropist and
ex
-
employees of HANDS.
There are four tiers in
management structure, first
tier is the Senior
Executive
Committee which is top
management and comprise
of 4 executives and a Chief
Executive. The second tier
is "Steering Committee"
which comprise of 13 General Managers (GMs) and the 04 senior executives are
also memeber of the steering committee. T
he GMs are responsible for operation
of different project activities of their program under the leadership of Chief
Executive and senior Executives. All the districts heads that is Districts
Executive Managers (DEMs) and members of Steering Committee form

a 3rd tier
called Management Committee. The fourth tier exists at district level called the
District Management Committee which comprise of district project staff, DEM
and is chaired by District Patron and representative of head office staff. HANDS
at pr
esent have more than 1400 full time staff and more than a million
Community Based Volunteers (CBVs) who participate at "Monthly Community
level forums" lead by Chairperson of Community Based Organization (CBO) and
respective district staff participate as d
efecto member in these forums.


Genderwise Ratio of HANDS Staff
Men
W
omen
604
44%
769
56%

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Management Certification:

HANDS is certified by Pakistan Center for Philanthropy (PCP) and is tax
exempted by Income tax department of government of Pakistan. HANDS has

also
successfully completed the Institutional Management Certification Program
(IMCP) of USAID for management standards. We are accredited with European
Union and have central contractor registration with US Goverment (DUNS No.).
HANDS also possess member
ship with Humanitarian Accounability Partnership
(HAP).







Policy Guideline:

HANDS has developed 19 policy mannuals which include Operation, Finance,
Human & Institutional Development, Human Resource Management, Social
Mobilization, Social Marketing,
Disaster Management, Health Promotion, Social
Protection, Monitoring Evaluation & Research, Resource Mobilization, Education
& Literacy, Information Technology, Information Communication Resource and
Advocacy, Knowledge Management, Infrastructure Developme
nt Energy, And
water & Shelter, Gender And Development, Livelihood Enhancement, and
Suggestion and Complaints (Whistle Blowing).


Experience in project administration and financial management:

HANDS has

successfully managed 352 projects during last 17 years and 94
projects in the year 2011
-
2012.


















Finance Department is equipped with qualified personnel working in a
computerized accounting software (online in all districts) through Sidat H
yder
Financials. HANDS is currently managing a budget of approximately

Rs. 1780 million for 2011
-
2012.


Pakistan Center for Philanthropy
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otal Project
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Major funding partners in 2011
-
2012:

The list of major funding partners include USAID, The David & Lucile Packard
Foundation, Save the Children US & U
K, The Aga Khan Foundation, Aman
Foundation, Basic Needs / Basic Rights, UNICEF, Care International, GAVI
Alliance, UKAID/ Department For International Development (DFID), Shell
Pakistan, Bearing Point, Mustashaar, Plan International, Koninkrijk der
Neder
landen, RSPN, Sindh Education Foundation, World Health Organization,
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, American Red Cross,
GDS International, Engro Foundation, GOAL International, International
Organization of Migration(IOM), Naya Je
evan, Novo Nordisk, Pakistan Cultural
Group (PCG), SINA, Japan Official Development Assistance, UNFPA, UNHCR,
UNOPS, World Food Program, STEUN Pakistan, Khushhali Bank, Asian
Development Bank, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, World Bank, The Asia
Foundat
ion, Aurat Foundation, WPF Rutgers, Ministry of Women Development
Pakistan, Medico International, UNDP, Population Council, and

Government of Sindh and Federal Government.















HANDS Public Private, Private Partnership:

HANDS has

extremely good working relations
with District Government Health, Community
Development and Education Departments.
MoUs are signed with District and Provincial
Governments in various districts for
collaboration in different projects and
programs.


The su
ccessfull models of HANDS Public
Private Partnership are 1077 Govt Schools, 02
Community Midwifery Schools, 43
Reproductive Health Centers of Department

of Population Welfare, 7326 Health Houses of
Lady Health Workers. HANDS has provided
support to 08 Basi
c Health Units, 03 Taluka
Headquarter Hospitals, 01 Sindh Government Dispensary and 01 Laboratory of
Secondary Care Health Facility. The major achievement of this model is HANDS
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Grant in Cash and Kind Year 1994 to 2012
in millions = 3948 (cash) and 4744 (Kind)
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Grant ion Kind
History of Direct Beneficiaries
1999-2012
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2002
2003
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hospital at Jamkanda Bin Qassim Town. HANDS is also leading a consortium
estab
lished

by Relief Department of Government of Sindh.



HANDS Strategy for Vision 2020

Considering HANDS 33 years of life, it was felt that a long term strategty shoud
be developed. Therefore a series of consultation meetings were conducted with
all the stak
eholders of organization from community to the Governing Board.
After six months of meetings and follow up we came up with the following vision
and

mission in the context of targets for year 2020.












HANDS new Vision is "Healthy, Educated, Prosperous and Equitable Society" and
Mission is "improving health, promoting education, alleviating poverty and
developing social institution for community empowerment".


HANDS principles and values include partner
ship and relations with
communities in sovereignty of and equity with our partners. One of the values of
HANDS is based

on mutual trust, honesty, professionalism and transparency
among Governing Board, employees and supporters.


HANDS development process
value is based on an understanding of roles and
responsibilities, which include accountability, ethnic impartiality and effective
participation. We strive for value of creativity and innovation, which is the
hallmark of all our efforts. Our belief is that
every citizen of this country should
have access to their basic rights and should discharge their obligation with same
fervour.


Major Mile Stones of 2015:




Improve Human Development Index (HDI) from 0.4 to 0.6



Reduce IMR from 65/1000 to 40/1000 live birth
s



Reduce under 5 year mortality from 77/1000 to 52/1000 live

births



Reduce MMR from 276 to 140/100,000 live births (MDG
-
5)



Improve Gender parity index
-
GPI (proportion of girls enrolment

at primary, secondary & tertiary level as compare to boys) in pr
imary
classes from 0.94 to 1.00 and in secondary from 0.90 to 0.94 (MDG
-
3)




V
ision
Healthy
, Educated, Prosperous and Equitable Society
.
Mission
HANDS mission is for improving health, promoting
education, alleviating poverty and developing social
institution for community empowerment.

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Major Mile Stones of 2020
:



Improve Human Development Index (HDI) from 0.6 to 0.700



Reduce IMR from 40/1000 to 20/1000 live births



Reduce under 5 year mortality from 52/1000 to

32/1000 live births



Reduce MMR from 140 to 120/100,000 live births



Improve Gender Parity Index (GPI) in primary from

0.94 to 1.00 and in
secondary from 0.90 to 0.98




HANDS Integrated of Development Best Practice Models

Social Mobilization

Social Mobilization is vital part of HANDS
program and approaches with primary
focus on working with the poor and
disadvantaged. It is a participatory process
to raise awareness, mobilize and involve
local institution, local
leadership/communities to organ
ize for
collective action towards a common vision.


The best practice service models:

Participatory Rapid Appraisal (PRA),
Community Based Organi
zation (CBO) and
Interactive Theatre (IT)


The best practice training models:

Capacity Building Package for Co
mmunity Group, Community Capacity Building
Program (Rehnuma), Participatory Rapid Appraisal (PRA) Training and
Interactive Theatre Training






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Achievements:

During the year 2011
-
2012 the achievements of Social Mobilization program
include formation/strengthening of 3531 small or medium sized CBOs with 1877
men and 1654 women CBOs in 17 districts of Sindh and around 1,042,853
members. There are 8193 other commu
nity groups which include SMCs, VHCs,
HMCs and social mobilization for microfinance groups. 3531 PRAs were
conducted in 17 districts of Sindh. 389 Interactive Theatres were conducted for
awareness raising including 357 on birth spacing issue and 32 on gend
er and
social protection issues. 45 Interactive Theatre groups were trained for theatre
performances in different districts. The trainings of 2362 SMC members, 143
VHC/HMC members, 369262 borrowers of social mobilization for microfinance
and 620 other misc
ellaneous group members were conducted. 107 trainings
were conducted for CBOs with participation of 4046 members. 11 PRA trainings
were conducted with 1366 participants.



Gender and Development program

Gender and Development (GAD) is cross
cutting theme
of every program/project
and it ensures gender equity and
equality in organizational policies and
procedures.


The best practice service models:

Gender Policy/Code of Conduct, Sexual
Harassment Policy, Gender Advocacy
Campaign, Behavior Change &
Communicat
ion (BCC) strategy, Economic

Rehabilitation of Gender Based Violence Survivors


The best practice training models:

Gender Sensitization sessions for communities, Gender sensitization Training of
Trainers (ToT)/professionals and Women Mobilization & Leaders
hip Training


Achievements:

During 2011
-
2012 Gender policy /code of conduct for the organization was
successfully designed and implemented in 94 projects. Sexual harassment policy
was designed and implemented in 24 district offices of the organization with

more than 1600 professional staff and more than 3500 members of small and
medium sized organizations. Last year 42 events were organized as part of
advocacy campaign, these events were attended by 5175 participants. During
last year 17222 awareness raisin
g sessions on gender sensitization were
conducted

with participation of more than 0.4 million.


The printed material included 84935 units of BCC material which were
developed and disseminated among the masses. 10 FM radio campaigns, 15
Focus Group Discussi
ons (FGDs) and 32 Interactive Theatres were also
conducted in this context. With reference to rehabilitation of survivors of gender
based violence, rehabilitation of 400 women was initiated and is in process. GAD
conducted 132 gender awareness raising sess
ions for communities with

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participation of 3952. 110 trainings on women mobilization and leadership were
conducted with 3308 participants.



Human & Institutional Development

HANDS is committed to provide
quality services in Human and
Institutional Develo
pment (HID)
sector. The aim is to create a culture
of learning throughout where
individuals and institutes take
responsibility in partnership with
HANDS for their development.


The best practice service models:

HANDS Institute of Community
Development Prog
ram, Online
training management software and Training Venue


The best practice training models:

Leadership for Future Generation
, Professional

leadership development,
Proposal Writing/Resource Mobilization, Organization Development
Certification Course, Financial Management Training, Training on sales Tax,
Training on Stress Management, Training on Facilitation Skills, Legal Aspect of
Human Reso
urce Management, Withholding of Tax
-

Under The Income Tax
Ordinance 2001, Project Management, Training of Trainers on Community
Capacity Building Package, Training for Interactive Theater (Professionals).


Achievements:

During the year 2011
-
2012, 70 young

participants were trained in 3 trainings.
Overall 5 training were conducted with 110 participants. 10 master trainers
were also trained during last year. 30 participants were trained in 3 trainings on
Professional Leadership Development and overall 06 tr
ainings were conducted
and 240 participants were trained. 30 participants were trained in 1 training for
proposal writing/resource mobilization last year and overall 70 participants
were trained in 03 trainings. 13 workshops were conducted for 13 organizat
ions
for organizational certification course. 7878 participants were trained in 270
training under National Financial Literacy Program in 06 districts of Sindh. 01
training was conducted on sales tax in last year. 02 trainings were conducted on
stress mana
gement and 40 participants were trained. 40 master trainers were
trained in 2 ToTs on facilitation skills. One training was conducted on legal
aspect of human resource management. 12 participants were trained in 1
training on withholding

tax under income
tax ordinance 2001.


01 training was conducted last year on project management and 15 participants
were trained. 02 trainings were conducted and 24 master trainers were trained
for community capacity building package trainings. 02 trainings were conducted
and 24 participants were trained for Interactive Theatre conduction and overall
45 groups were trained for Interactive Theatre

in previous years.



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All districts IT associates, District Executive Managers and Monitoring Managers
were trained and provided o
rientation of online training management system.
The system was fully implemented in all district offices/ community
development centers for training of database management. This system can
provide addresses of all district offices and community developmen
t centers,
Details of 55 HANDS master trainers in various sectors, 5600 training
participants in various training programs and 530 trainings conducted, were
maintained and made available on this system.


HANDS ICD did the capacity building of nearly 44925
persons in four areas
including Community Trainings, Professional Development, Institution
Development and consultancy services in last 2 years. HANDS provided these
services through 28 Institutes of Community Development including 01 national,
03 provinci
al and 24 at district level.


Monitoring Evaluation and Research Program

Monitoring Evaluation and Research
(MER) program is responsible for
monitoring the projects/program
activities/interventions as well as
conduction of internal and external
researches
.



The best practice service models:


HANDS Web Based MIS Software,
Logical Framework Matrix (LFM),
Distribution Management System,
Periodical Reviews & Monitoring
visits and Researches.


The best practice training models:

Trainings on Web based MIS softw
are, Management Information System, Logical
Framework Matrix, Distribution Management System and Research Methodology


Achievements:

3015 reports were generated during 2011
-
2012 using the web based MIS
software, including district project reports, district

reports, program managers'
reports and organization

report. Under the training model of the same 50 staff members of 24 districts
were trained to use the software for all reports generation and presentation. MIS
of 94 projects were developed and successfu
lly monitored last year and MER had
so far developed MIS of 352 projects in previous years. The achievements of
training model for the same include training of 1000 staff members of 94
projects to use MIS for implementation, monitoring and reporting. Durin
g 2011
-
2012 MER developed 67 LFA documents of different projects. 01 external
consultancy was also done for an NGO in Balochistan district. HANDS conducted
67 trainings of project/program staff and approximately 670 staff members
were trained on LFA.




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Dur
ing 2011
-
2012 HANDS implemented DMS in 20 districts and detailed data of
54690 beneficiaries was uploaded and token generated for distribution through
this system. The achievements of training model of DMS include conduction of 20
trainings at district lev
el and participation of 240 staff members to use DMS.
MER conducted 1328 program reviews during last year and 151808 monitoring
visits were conducted for quality assurance of project/program performance.
180 monitoring checklists were also developed for th
is purpose.


Researches:

During last year 14 researches were conducted and 41025 units (Samples) were
surveyed and during the past few years overall 50 researches were conducted by
HANDS MER program and 102037 units were surveyed.


Information Communicati
on Resource and Advocacy (ICR&A) Program

The Information Communication
Resource & Advocacy (ICR&A)
program is cross cutting and
support all programs through
development of advocacy
campaign, Behavior Change &
Communication (BCC) strategy,
video/audio docu
mentary,
printing & publishing and
knowledge management.



The best practice service
models:

Advocacy Campaign, Development of Behavior Change & Communication (BCC)
strategy, Video / Audio Production, Designing, Composing and Publication and

Knowledge Mana
gement System


The best practice training models:

Training on Behavior Change & Communication (BCC) Strategy


Achievements:

During 2011
-
2012, ICR&A designed and implemented advocacy campaigns on 06
issues and conducted 34 seminars, 08 rallies and 12 press
conferences on
different subjects of national interest. More than 25000 people were reached
through these campaigns. The program designed 15 BCC strategies of different
projects during 2011
-
2012. 10 video documentaries were developed for
different program
s during last year. The printing accomplishments included
7833 banners, 138000 leaflets, 51366 posters, 32900 pamphlets and 78981
brochures. 645 project reports, summary reports of projects, 65, news bulletin
and newsletters were also designed, composed a
nd printed. Other print material
included printing of flip charts, invitation cards and panaflex mounts. ICR&A
maintained a network of 14 libraries including one at head office and one each in
13 district offices of the organization. A total 12360 reading
material (including
Books, Report, Journal etc) were made available on the network. 03 BCC
trainings were conducted last year and overall 31 training were conducted in
previous years.


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Health Promotion Program

HANDS Health Promotion
program include int
egration
of health interventions with
other social development
initiatives. The services are
provided in coordination
with local Community Based
Organizations (CBOs).



The best practice service
models:

Community Health Workers (MARVI), Rehabilitation of
Disables, Output Based
Aid (OBA) voucher scheme (NARI), Adopt A Hospital, Community based
Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and Establishment of Birthing
Station.


The best practice training models:

Community Midwifery Training school, Training of Tr
aditional Births Attendants
(TBAs), Psycho Social Wellbeing Training, IUCD Training, Community Health
Workers (MARVI) Training, Sexual Reproductive Health


(SRH) Trainings, Client Centered Approach Training for Health Care Providers


Achievements:

During t
he year 2011
-
2012, 447 MARVIs were trained in 06 districts of Sindh.
Under the model of rehabilitation of disables, 4147 assistive devices were
provided to the Person With Disabilities (PWDs) in 03 Union Councils i.e.
Ibrahim Hyderi, Rehri and Landhi of Ka
rachi Rural. 77 awareness raising
sessions were conducted and 64354 PWDs and their family members attended
theses sessions. Under NARI voucher scheme 740 complicated deliveries
including caesarian sections were conducted. 168 neonates of complicated
pregn
ancies were managed during last year and total 1003 neonates were
managed. Reimbursement of Rs. 14,780,000 was made against the management
of total 1830 women and 168 neonates. 3244 NARI Referral Forms (Output
Based Aid voucher) and thousands of posters an
d brochures were printed and
distributed. 894 counseling sessions were conducted on safe motherhood, 1333
antenatal checkups and 488 post natal checkups were conducted under this
intervention package.


The hospital based services were provided to 103977 pa
tients during last year.
These included 55,716 females, 31,669 males and 16,592 children. Other
achievements included management of 15024 indoor patients, 76195 antenatal
checkups, 7833 post natal checkups, 120003 laboratory tests, 26823
ultrasounds, 34050

children immunizations, 28706 family planning clients and
2516 women for TT Shots.


The updated achievements of CMAM model included 116790 children (24
-
60
months) for de
-
worming, improvement in nutritional status of 5726 children,

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and 137910 children were

provided micronutrient supplement. 31802
Moderately Acute Malnutrition (MAM) children and 125311 Pregnant and
Lactating Women (PLW) were provided micronutrient supplement. Nutritional
status of 5249 PLWs was improved and overall 179868 PLWs and 213719
chi
ldren were screened for CMAM.


302 CMWs successfully completed their training. Only 61(16%) candidates
either dropped out or did not succeed in examination. HANDS established 62
Birthing Stations for the CMWs. 12775 TBAs were trained in previous years
whil
e in 2011
-
12, 10 TBA trainings were conducted with 161 participants. 28
SRH trainings were conducted and 559 participants were trained. 29 trainings
were conducted for community health workers (MARVIs) and 732 MARVIs were
trained. 175 participants were tra
ined on IUCD insertion in 06 trainings. 30
professionals from 26 NGOs were trained in psychosocial well being

trainings by HANDS and 78 NGOs and 201 professionals were trained in step
down trainings for the same. Last year 33 Client Centered Approach (CCA)

trainings were conducted with 442 participants and overall 141 trainings were
conducted with 2421 participants.


Education and Literacy Program

The Education and Literacy
program of HANDS aims to
increase the literacy rate of its
target population and

co
ntribute
to raise national literacy rate.


The best practice service
models:

Early Childhood Development
(ECD) model, Parwarish Markaz,
Adult Literacy Centre (ALC)
model, Health Action School
(HAS), School Nutrition Program,
School Health Screening and Ado
pt a School.


The best practice training models:

Life Skill Based Education (LSBE), Family Reading program, Adult literacy
Training, Multi
-
grade Teaching model, Art and Craft Training, Early Childhood
Education & Development Training and Health Action Scho
ol Training.


Achievements:

During the year 2011
-
2012, HANDS Education and Literacy program established
504 Early Childhood Education (ECE) classes in 168 Govt. schools of Sindh, and
trained 654 Government teachers on Early Childhood Development (ECD). The

training of 168 SMCs members was also conducted on school development and
improvement plans. Play areas were also developed in 168 schools. 51
Parwarish Markaz were established and 1367 children of 2
-
4 years were
enrolled including 904 boys and 463 girls
. 515 Adult Learning Centers were
established and 17999 learners were enrolled. The Health Action school model
was implemented in 144 schools and 11639 students were enrolled including

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6273 girls and 5366 boys. 337 female teachers and 205 male teachers wer
e
trained in Child to Child (CtC) approach in this model.


The School Health Screening model was implemented in 568 schools in district
Thatta and Umerkot and

The major findings of school health screening evaluation



Wasting/malnutrition decreased by 45%.



Underweight girls declined by almost 22%.



Stunting which is a measure

of long standing malnutrition,

decreased by
6%.


about 42000 children were enrolled. Under this model 568 teachers, 57 health
care providers and 30 government officials were trained for
project
interventions. School Nutrition program was implemented in 346 schools, 10
master trainers and 508 teachers were trained and 50,000 students were
provided food under this model. Weight and height of 50,000 students was also
monitored as part of in
tervention in this model. With philanthropy support 03
schools were adopted by families under Adopt a School model where 185
learners were enrolled.


HANDS trained 208 teachers in Life Skill Based Education model for training in
77 Public Sector Schools an
d 17736 students benefited from this model. 77
School Management Committee (SMC) members and 20 CBO members were also
trained for this model. The achievements of Family Reading program model
included conduction of 01 training for 03 teachers and enrollment

of 90 learners.
17 training were conducted on Adult Literacy and 515 participants were trained
during the year 2011
-
2012. In the Multi Grade teaching model 05 trainings were
conducted for the public sector school teachers and 106 teachers were trained.
In

last year 11 Arts and Crafts trainings were conducted and 265 participants
were trained. 45 trainings were conducted for 733 community teachers in Early
Childhood Education and Development. 268 trainings on ECE&D were conducted
for government teachers and

984 teachers were trained. 18 trainings were
conducted for 542 government teachers including 337 female teachers and 205
male teachers.


Livelihood Enhancement Program

Livelihood Enhancement program
focuses on development of
communities through income
g
eneration opportunities, skill
enhancement and overall
improvement in livelihood of the
underprivileged. The program has
two components i.e. On
-

Farm and
Off
-

Farm.


Livelihood Enhancement On
-
Farm:

Livelihood Enhancement on farm promotes natural resource m
anagement, work
for food security and income

generation of the underprivileged communities.



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The best practice service models:

Small Agri Farm Model, Agri Input (for farmers), Agri
-
Kits

(for

farmers), Provision of Livestock (goats), Provision of Poultry Package,
Kitchen Gardening, Small Poultry Hatchery,

Community Nurseries and Micro Finance model.


The best
practice
-
training

model:


Capacity Building Training


Achievements:

During
2011
-
2012, 80 small Agri farms were developed by the support of the
program. 17150 farmers benefited through the Agri input model for small land
owners/farmers during 2011
-
2012 and 19400 had benefited so far. The number
of farmers supported through Agri k
it model last year was 475, and overall 895
farmers were supported in previous years. Through provision of livestock model,
300 individuals were provided livestock in last year and till now 1650 had
benefited through this model. The beneficiaries of poultr
y package were 1770
during 2011
-
2012 whereas overall 4928 were benefited in previous years.
Through the poultry provision package 24640 birds were distributed along with
177 metric tons of poultry feed for them. Establishment of about 100 small
poultry hat
chery units is in process in 02 districts of Sindh and 20 women were
benefited through this model last year.



During the year 2011
-
2012, 630 beneficiaries received support through kitchen
gardening model and so far 630 had benefited. 08 Community nurser
ies were
established during last year. 55464 beneficiaries received support through Cash
and Food for Work model during last year and overall 82294 were benefited in
previous years. 2782 community members were provided financial support
through Provision
of Microfinance and till now 40015 had benefited from this
model. Under the Capacity Building package model of Livelihood Enhancement
program 1340 trainings were conducted last year with participation of 29732
members which included 17230 participants of A
griculture Development
trainings, 1770 of Poultry Management, 300 of Livestock Management, 2782 of
CMST and 7650 of Nationwide Financial Literacy Program (NFLP). Overall 67638
community members were trained in different trainings of the program in
previous

years.


Livelihood Enhancement Off
-
Farm:

This component of Livelihood
Enhancement program

promotes
economic empowerment with
special focus on women. The
program focuses on provision of
skill training and establishment
of community based enterprises.





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The best practice service models
:

Enterprise Development/Entrepreneurship, "Sughar" (local skilled women)
program, Hunarmand Markaz (Display Centre), Knit Garment Unit and Village
Based Entrepreneurs Centre.


The best practice training models:

Hunarmand

Training Centre (HTC) and Enterprise Development Training (EDT)


Achievements

During the year 2011
-
2012, 1645 men and women benefited through Enterprise
Development model and till now total 4950 people had benefited from this
model. 1620 community women b
enefited through Sughar program model in the
last year whereas till now 3120 "Sughars" had benefited through different
trainings. During the year 2011
-
2012, 04 Hunarmand Markaz were established
and now overall 8 Hunarmand Markaz

of HANDS are operational th
roughout Pakistan.



During the year 2011
-
2012, 01 knit garment unit was established and 4236
garment pieces were produced and overall 60000 garments were produced
during previous year. 02 village based entrepreneur centers were established
last year and t
otal 12 such centers were established in previous years.


232 candidates received different Hunarmand trainings during 2011
-
2012 from
the Hunarmand training centre and until now 7000 men and women had
received training at the center and awarded diplomas in different courses. 46
enterprise development trainings w
ere conducted for 1400 community
members in last year and total 5000 men and women had received this training
for enterprise development.


Infrastructure Development Energy
WASH and Shelter (IDEAS)

The program for Infrastructure
Development Energy Wash an
d Shelter
(IDEAS) focuses on providing quality
infrastructure to target population. The
models innovated by HANDS IDEAS are
low cost, durable, socially acceptable and
environment friendly.


The best practice service models:

Drinking Water facilities, Stree
t Pavement Facilities, Sanitation, Hand wash
Facility, Provision of Low Cost Shelter, Irrigation Schemes, Household
Technologies, Disaster Risk Reduction Schemes, Communication Schemes, Social
Sector schemes, Alternate Energy Schemes, Portable Ceramic Wate
r Filter


The best practice training models:

Training on Water Sanitation and Hygiene


Achievements:

During the last couple of years 50 under water storage tanks were built. 50
ground surface drinking water storage tanks were also constructed. The other

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dr
inking water facility included installment of 174 hand pumps in 2011
-
2012
and overall 2364 hand pumps were installed in previous years. 90 street
pavements were laid down in last couple of years. 11 sanitation schemes, 782
emergency/transitional latrines
and 9438 permanent latrines were constructed.
The number of hand wash facilities constructed were 1009.


During the last 02 years 47,347 shelters were successfully constructed and
delivered to the communities by HANDS
-

IDEAS program. 1879 irrigation
schem
es including tube wells and water courses/ channels were completed last
year. 217 Naadi (biosand filter) were developed and delivered to the target
communities and 217 smokeless stoves were also made in communities. 01
protection wall was constructed for f
lood protection. 01 Jetty, 1103 link roads
and 149 culverts/ bridges were also constructed in target areas. 1077 schools
and 150 transient shelter schools were built under social sector scheme model of
IDEAS. 10500 alternate energy schemes were installed i
ncluding solar panels
and solar lights. Portable Ceramic water filters for safe drinking water were
provided to 1260 families.



02 trainings were conducted for 32 participants on Water Sanitation and
Hygiene by IDEAS last year. 120 community members of 27

flood affected
villages were trained for masonry and shelter development during last year.


Disaster Management program

Disaster management aims to reduce, or
avoid the potential losses from hazards,
assure prompt and appropriate assistance
to victims of

disaster, and achieve rapid
and effective recovery.


The best practice service model:

Establishment of relief/ emergency camp,
Food Distribution, Medical Camps,
Education in Emergency (EiE), Disaster
Risk Management Center and Network for
Disaster Risk
Reduction (DRR).


The best practice training model of Disaster management includes:

Training on camp Management, Drought Mitigation trainings, Community Based
Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Training and Community Based Disaster
Risk Reduction (
CBDRR)training.


Achievements:

HANDS provided 46204 tents for camps in rescue and relief operation, 45265
people were evacuated during last year and overall 62265 people were
evacuated in previous years. 19 camps were established and provided shelter to
1
0229 people. Overall 125 camps were established which provided shelter to
93947 people in 2010 and 2011 disasters. During the last couple of years
190265 families were provided food rations. HANDS established 02 Disaster
Risk Management centers in last yea
r and 08 centers are in process of
establishment in different districts of Sindh. HANDS established 02 networks in
northern & southern districts of Sindh which represent more than 600 CBOs and

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also lead a consortium of NGOs established by Government of Sin
dh. During the
year 2011
-
2012 total 2737 medical camps were held. The number of
patients/clients attended during these camps was 292061, including 68587 men,
92890 women and 130589 children.


Through Education in Emergency (EiE) model HANDS provided 29 Chi
ldren
Friendly Spaces, constructed / renovated 1035 schools with more than 2000
washrooms. 969 hand pumps were installed, 31 water motors and sports
material was provided to 1000 flood effected schools in Sindh.


30 trainings were conducted for camp manage
ment in last 02 years. 02 drought
mitigation trainings were held and 50 participants were trained. 20 trainings
were conducted for Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) and 574
participants were trained. 246 trainings on community based disaster
management were conducted in last couple of years and 8791 participants were
trained along with training of 30 master trainers on the same subject.


Social Marketing

Social marketing is introduced as one
of HANDS program

in last couple of
years and it foc
uses on achieving
specific behavioral goals with specific
audience in relation to different topics
relevant to social goods.


The best practice service models:

HANDS Community Health Worker
(CHW/MARVI) and

Traditional (trained) Birth Attendant
(TBA)



Achievements:

HANDS trained 447 MARVIs in 06 districts of Sindh which included 350 in
Umerkot, 25 in Thatta, 25 in Badin, 25 in Karachi Rural, 11 in Jamshoro, 10 in
Jacobabad and 1 in Sanghar. These MARVIs were made available in areas w
here
there was no LHW and they successfully marketed health products (safe delivery
kits, family planning products, ORS and essential medicines) in their target areas.


The TBA model of social marketing worked parallel to MARVI model and 447
TBAs were trai
ned in 06 districts of Sindh which included 350 in Umerkot, 25 in
Thatta, 25 in Badin, 25 in Karachi Rural, 11 in Jamshoro, 10 in Jacobabad and 1 in
Sanghar. These TBAs provided social marketing services in areas where there
were LHWs present. Total number

of social marketing products sold during the
year 2011
-

2012 was 210,500 and the amount recovered from their sale was Rs.
2.2 million. During the previous years the amount recovered was Rs.1.3 million.
Thus the total recovery in last two years amounted t
o Rs. 3.5 million.





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lean delivery kit


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