Pakistan: Awaz Program (Voices Program)
JAAGO FOUNDATION is working on the basic rights of women and young girls in Pakistan. Firstly, through the customs, traditions and the tribal system here restrict women's rights is called. There are so many issues for girls in this situation. Badin, where we are working on the Lockheed-Martin.Nearly 80 percent of the people reached by radio. 77% has reached mobile and 46% net. We managed to both boys and girls of girls ‘ rights and information successes of their own radio, mobile and networking through to young girls. And let their legal education, consciousness and awareness.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Badin Sindh Pakistan
Describe the specific population with whom you will be working.
In Badin District People have excess 77% radio, 80% Mobile and 46% net. Through this program we have 500 of these legal rights education young girls.Through this programme, we train about 50 master trainer to girls ‘ rights. In which all young girls. Like their legal right to marry, to live a life. We own them through the Internet, mobile and radio.
Who else will be on your team to help implement the project?
News of the successful couples, we press conferences and General stories. Those who have married and are protected by the law solely on your choice and successful lives. We want women and young girls in our society already present in the country basic human rights awareness among. So they had to come out of customs and tribal customs system during climbing. There are many successful couples who love marriages in Pakistan and successful lives.Only her achievements to others.Rights relating to education in General.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
In Badin district 317 in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and CBOs are working. We each organization uses one of the worker in the master Trainer in training. In this way, we are in the program, including to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and CBOs 317 At the end of this project, and also non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in their programs to train the consciousness of girls from NGOS and CBOs will continue. While our Organization this small seed grants to up. Because we plan to work on in the future on a large scale project. We project to increase over time, and also economic and technical aid from other agencies to try to get.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established or plan to establish that will contribute to the success of the project.
Jaago Foundation is already working with Network name of DAMN, they are will be support us on our this project. and we are also working with different donors on issues of women and girls rights.
How many participants do you think will be trained in your project?
Through this project we have 550 women and girls are direct beneficiaries of human rights education and local contrary laws and 10,000 indirect beneficiaries get education from this project. We shall provide our message to the people through radio. Special interest in our programs. We also invite their Collages and universities on behalf of Principals will ensure that safeguards we girls.
Describe which technologies, tools, and media you will focus on when training participants.
through tiwtter, we can send messages on there mobile phones, they will very easily participants and Daily ‘ my story in my voice’ radio program through my oral to your part of the story from our participants. through Facebook also access to our participants to have their say by their. Tiwtter, Facebook and radio have become a tool that our need at this time. We talk through them better and, for instance, to others effectively.
Describe the facilities where you will hold the workshops.
We will train 50 from master trainer through the online workshop. We choose master trainer for women. Who have a computer and Internet connection. While we need to work for the women and girls have access to radio and mobile existence already. From these sources we access our message.
What is your current relationship with the community with whom you plan to work? What makes you the most appropriate individual or organization to implement this project?
We are running a Twitter group name WAHURNEWS in which our 257 followers.This twitter groups we wake up from the platform of the Foundation. Women and young girls JAAGO Foundation already made, work on legal and human rights, he said.So in this way, we will work with Facebook and through radio programs, twitter groups.
What specific challenges do you expect to face when planning and implementing your project?
Bring the current outdated customs, practices in the area to try to end them talk about so-called waderas against us. In the religious, Taliban, people walking and running on the customs, and so on. We will also listen to the laws of the country that are related to human fundamental rights under and take care of them.
How will you measure and evaluate the project’s impact, specifically: your primary participants, the wider regional community, or the global digital community?
We are working on behalf of JAAGO Foundation with different tools like a , Facebook, radio survey. After that, we'll start our program, its quick to learn with the help of the above conclusions and anarchic “we will survey from our targets. In this area, as well as a few from our project in their work, and compassionate people globally.Whatever our performance review may take longer.To learn more about our work in the light of those results and stable.
If your project were to be selected as a Rising Voices grantee, what would be the general timeline of project activities in 2014?
Establishing Project committee (for running and implementation project)
Meeting with Principals of Collages and University's
Establishing the young girls and women,
Broadcast Redio program “My story in My Voice”
Establishing Tiwtter group and sending Rights based education massages.
Organizing Workshop for Women and young girls
review and assessment of impacts of project and planing for next steps for our work
Detail a specific budget of up to $2,500 USD for operating costs.
Internet Charges $600
Radio Program costing charges $1100
workshop Charges $400
Total Cost of program $2400 USD
Besides the microgrant funding, what other support can Rising Voices provide for your project to ensure its success?
Jaago foundation is already working with different donors on different projects. we are sending request for participation our this project and give us technical and financial aid. and we are gating support from community also.
Javed Iqbal Bhatti (Executive Director)