Communication for Effective Social Service Delivery (CESSD)
894, St. 28, G-9/1
Contact person: Saleem, Khalid
- Commune, community project
- Overnight facilities
- Volunteers are welcome.
Communication for Effective Social Service Delivery (CESSD) is a community participation and devolution support project of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), managed in collaboration with the Go.NWFP and executed by Cowater International Inc. Canada. The project aims at supporting 4 districts of Pakistan in facilitating the process of citizen's participation by building collaboration between local governments and communities for improved social service delivery, under the devolved system of local governments.
Our supporting possibilities are:
Expertise in community driven development projects & programs with extensive experience of developing communication strategies, and communication materials and training programs on local governance and participatory community development. Added expertise includes:
- Project planning, supervision and facilitation of field operations, social organization, capacity building of elected and appointed officials of local governments and communities about their changed roles and responsibilities after the devolution of powers at local government levels.
- Experience of use of PRA and practical experience of using various planning tools, project planning matrices and post training utilization studies related to greater participation and linkages of civil society in development planning through decentralization, poverty alleviation and gender integration approaches etc.
- Work experience of forging linkages, establishing networks & functional partnerships with different stakeholders including government departments, multilateral & bilateral agencies, NGOs, local elected representatives and grassroots communities.
For other net participants we can offer overnight facilities. Further we offer expert guidance through trained staff, deliver a lecture and procure expert information in the following field: social mobilization, local governance, participatory community development.