Sight Savers

Project TitleProject TimeframeObjective of the ActivityLocation of Activity
Empowering persons with disabilities to become persons with different abilities through inclusive development in district Jhelum, Punjab Province of Pakistan by Sightsavers PakistanJuly 1, 2011-March 2014PWDs in Jhelum rehabilitated and empowered to become people with different abilities. CSOs and public sector organizations strengthened for rehabilitation and inclusion of PWDs.
Scale and impact determined regarding empowerment of persons with disabilities.
Community Based Inclusive Development promoted in district level plans and practices.
Context specific guidelines and learning for CBID promoted at provincial level.
District Jhelum, Punjab Province
Inclusive Development through mainstreaming people with disabilities in social mobilization in District Jhelum, Punjab Province, Pakistan by DFID through SightsaversJuly 2008-June 30 2012Participation and decision making of disabled people in community development enhanced. Disabled people, citizens and civil society are mobilized and participated in local development.
A network of linkages and relationships are established between citizens, civil society organization, DPOs, local government, elected representatives and the private sector.
Experiences and learning will be utilized to advocate for disability mainstreaming.
District Jhelum, Punjab Province
Series of sensitization trainings on inclusive development in district Swat and Lower Dir of KPK Province of Pakistan by Sightsavers PakistanNovember 15, 2009-Feb 15, 2010Participants understand the disability and issues associated with disability. Participants realized the importance of inclusion of PWDs in mainstream society.
Participants understand how they can play a vital role for mainstreaming PWDs.
Districts Swat & Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
Promoting Social Inclusion for Person with Blindness and Low Vision and other Disabilities in District Swabi, KPK Province of Pakistan by Sightsavers PakistanNovember 1, 2005-March 2009Capability of KP based CBOs for providing community based rehabilitation service for the disabled persons improved. Quality and outreach of present services for PWDs including Persons with Blindness and Visual Impairment enhanced.
Networking and synergies among CBOs, available services for people with disability/blindness and visual impairment improved.
District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province