Livelihood Employment & Enterprise Development (LEED Batch-56)

BRSP with the financial support of PPAF has implemented Livelihood Employment & Enterprise Development Project in 10 union councils of 2 Districts i.e. Kharan (Sarawan, Joda-e-Kalat, Tomulk, Raskoh & Jamak) & Pishin (Rodh Malazai, Dilsora, Kwuth, Ajram & Mandozai).

BRSP initially entered into an agreement with PPAF in October, 2013 for the span of fifteen months October 2013 to December 2014 which was mutually extended for period of nine months i.e. Jan – 2015 to September 2015. Hence total duration of the project was two years starting from Oct 2013 to Sep 2015.

The project aimed to:

The project aimed to graduate the ultra/vulnerable poor HH that received assets under LEP, leverage the income at union council level by introducing innovative; livelihoods, Employment & Enterprise Development models in clusters and groups, and CLF in the target Union Councils. The proposed action intended to create opportunities for youth in the target Union Councils. Special attention was paid to the gender perspective of the project. Women being more than half of population of the project area were consulted during all the phases of project’s implementation. In the process of capacity building of the community institutions; efforts were made to ensure that the communities also select women of the area for the skill development programs. Similarly CIGs were capacitated and they were technically supported to develop linkages with markets to become business cooperatives.

Major Deliverables of the project included; Livelihood Enhancement Plan Development (LIPs), Capacity building of the communities, Assets provisions for establishment of production centre, establishment of Naukri ya Karobar centers and establishment of youth centres.

During the project period of October 2013 to September 2015, achievements against the major deliverables of the project are;

  • Total 977 Livelihood Investment Plans including 393 for women and 584 for men, were developed which is 53% against the target of 1,842 LIPs.
  • 3,699 beneficiaries trained on skill, Enterprise Development and other trainings which is (101%) against the target 3684 individuals.
  • Asset provided to 228 Ultra/vulnerable beneficiaries (100%) against the target 228 beneficiaries.
  • Naukri ya Karobar Centers (NYK) established 8 against the target of 8 NYKs.
  • Production Centers (PC) established 26 against the target of 6 PCs which is (400%).
  • Youth Centers (YCs) established 39 against the target of 20 YCs which is (199%).

Cumulative Progress

Cumulative Progress against the project deliverables remained as;

Deliverables

Targets

Achievements

 LIP Completed

1,842

977

 Training provided to person

3,684

3,699

Setting up of NYKs

08

08

Setting up of PCs

06

31

 Assets distributed to persons

228

228

 Disbursement (Rs)

11,400,000

11,400,000

Setting up of Youth Centers

20

39

TTO Staff Capacity Building

50

50


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Mr. Muhammad Asim

Senior Manager Finance

Balochistan Rural Support Programme

Email:   m.asim@brsp.org.pk

Tel:   +92- 81 2471437-9

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