02-Day CSOs Training on Tax and Budget Advocacy 2018

Two days CSOs training workshop was conducted on tax justice and budget advocacy in Karachi, where Mr. Umar Cheema, Mr. Shahid Shah, Ms. Erum Sharif, Ms. Fiza Qureshi, and Hussain Jarwar gave detailed presentations on tax and budget advocacy. In the final day of training, the action plan was developed where 24 CSOs committed to carrying out 01-Day Training Session with male and female in their respective communities.

Community Training Sessions on Tax and Budget Advocacy 2018

24 Tax Justice Coalition Member CSOs from Punjab and Sindh carried out training session in their respective communities both at rural and urban centers where people from different walks of life ranging from local government officials, journalists, youth, teachers, religious leaders, women farmer, disabled- actively participated in these sessions on tax and budget advocacy.

Each CSO conducted session containing 30 persons each. In total 27 sessions throughout Sindh and Punjab CSOs engaged over 999 persons, where 403 were women, 591  were men and 05 disabled.

The following table shows that the beneficiaries to whom civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged with in various communities of Sindh and Punjab. In addition, the beneficiaries have also been bifurcated categories wise of all twenty-four  civil society organizations.

S. CSOs name Area/

Location

Date of Activity Participants Category
Male Female Disabled Total
1 Community Development Foundation Jacobabad ,Sindh 24th October 2018 15 18 33 Students, Lawyers, teachers, social worker activists, business persons, women entrepreneurs and 1 CBO
2 Damaan Women Developmen Foundation (Rajanpur ) Rajanpur 18th October 2018 22 16 38 Educationists, Teachers from Literacy Department,  Political Persons, (Union Council Chairman) Students, Youth Leaders   , shop keeper , Businessman Community members particularly females, House Wife ,  legal expert,  Media Representatives , CSOs  members  & Social Activist.
3 EPO Bhakkar, Punjab 22th October 2018 46 12 58
4 Gul-e-Fatima Development Foundation D.G Khan 20th October 2018 22 9 31 CSO’s, Lawyers, House Hold women, government employees, representatives of chamber of conference and media person
5 Gorakh Foundation Dadu 10th November 2018 24 03 27 Primary Teacher Association, Youth , Academia from Green Valley Institute, Media
6 Indus Future Foundation Tando Muhammad Khan 27th October 2018 21 12 33 NGO ( HANDS, NRSP, BSSWA, KAWISH, BHITTAI Welfare )Media (GEO News, BOL News) , Lawyer
7 Kainaat Development Association (KDA) Kandhkot City 20th October 2018 18 13 31 Students, Social Workers, LHWs, Teachers, Advocate, Journalist
8 Management Development Foundation Village Siddique Jatt –District Badin

 

Chandan Mori, UC Peer Mashaikh, Taluka Johi, District Dadu

 

UC Kot Laloo, Taluka Faiz Gunj, District Khairpur

 

Padidan Town, District Naushehro Feroze

18th October 2018

 

15th October 2018

 

17th October 2018

109 45 154 Youth& Women Volunteers in MDF’s BC TACS Project (British Council’s Take A Child to School) .

 

Muhalla Committee Members in MDF’s BC TACS Project

Project Staff of MDF in Badin

District

 

 

9 MRDO Kumb Town 23 October 2018 16 17 33
10 NARI Foundation Shikarpur 7th November 2018 27 25 52
11 NDF Nawabshah 22th October 2018 05 20 05 30 Youth Women, CSOs, Advocates, Journalist, person with disability
12 PDSA Korangi,

Karachi

1th Novemebr 2018 23 08 31 Youth, Women
13 RAHE Organization Tando Allah Yar 20th October 2018 32 08 40 Memon Walfare Association, Education Departmentm PEP, ARTS Foundation, Social Welfare Department, , social workers and farmers.
14 Sustainable Development Foundation Sanghar 21th October 2018 14 20 34 Students from Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University and Sindh University

Teachers, Community Representatives

15 Sustainable Environment and Development Foundation ( SEDF) Hall City, Matiari 28th October 2018 33 0 33 Social Activists, Media, Civil Society and Educationists
16 Society for Human Empowerment and Rural Development MithaTiwana , Khushab 22th Octobr 2018 23 09 32
17 SRSP Mirpur Sakro 24th October 2018 24 30 54 Students, Rural Women and Men
18 Women entrepreneurship Development Organization Bahawalpur 23rd October 2018 01 26 27
19 WISE Lahore 19th October 2018 12 23 35 Teachers, house wives, college student, female councilors
20 YAN Lahore 12th November 2018 12 13 25
21 ERADA Larkana 31st October 2018 35 2 37 Civil Society, Community Based Organization, teachers, students
22 I-Help Touching Hyderabad 4th November 2018 19 12 31 Youth, Media , Academia
23 Rural Development Foundation 33 32 65
24 Taangh Wasib Organization Lahore 20th October 2018 20 15 35
Total   591 403 05 999  

Sessions on tax and budget advocacy were conducted in various districts of Sindh and Punjab to aware the local communities regarding taxes they pay and some know-how about the budget. At the end of each session, an action plan was developed where communities have to disseminate knowledge to their peer groups and respective areas.

02-Day CSOs Training on Tax and Budget Advocacy 2017

On the 23-24th of November 2017 two days CSOs training workshop was conducted on tax justice and budget advocacy in Islamabad, where Mr. Paul Groenewegen (Policy Advisor) generated gave detailed presentations on tax and budget advocacy. In the final day of training, an action plan was developed where each CSO had to carry out a one-day training session with male and female in their respective communities.

Community Training Session on Tax and Budget Advocacy 2017

24 civil society organizations (CSOs) from Sindh and Punjab most of them carried out training sessions in their respective communities both at urban and rural centers where the people from different walks of life – ranging from local government representatives and officials, journalists, youth, students, teachers, religious leaders, laborers, farming women, and transgender- these groups participated actively and meaningfully. Each CSO conducted two sessions one for men and another for women and in each group, 30 persons participated. In 47 sessions throughout Sindh and Punjab civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged over 1508 persons, where 710 were women, 776 were men and 22 transgender.

The following table shows that the beneficiaries to whom civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged within various communities of Sindh and Punjab. In addition, the beneficiaries have also been bifurcated categories wise of all twenty-five civil society organizations.

S. CSOs name Area/

Location

Participants Category
Male Female Transgender Total
1 Laar Humanitarian Development Program (LHDP) Badin & Mirpurkhas 30 30 0 60 Youth, Community Members
2 ARTS Foundation Mirpurkhas 30 31 0 61 Labor working women, students and teachers
3 SYCOP Bhuttapur/

Muzaffargarh

29 33 0 62 Civil society and community members
4 HELP Foundation Kot Mithan /

Rajanpur

52 9 0 61 Farmers, community leaders, jounralist
5 DUA Welfare Organization Jampur 0 60 0 60 Community Representative, Farmers, Women,
6 Doaba Foundation Layyah 36 28 0 64 Community representatives & local body representatives
7 Village Shahabad Organization Johi/Dadu 31 38 0 69 community
8 Association for Water, Applied Education & Renewable Energy (AWARE) Tharparkar 50 17 0 67 Students, Rural Women and Men
9 Sojhla for Social Change Rajanpur 30 30 0 60 Students, religious leaders, local government , youth
10 National Economic & Environmental Development Organization (NEEDO) Khairpur Mirs 33 43 0 73 Social workers, political workers, housewives
12 Sindh Rural Partners Organization (SRPO) Hyderabad 49 40 0 89 Social Activists, Media, Civil Society and Educationists
13 Dharti Development Society Thatta 59 46 0 105 Community members
14 Labour Qaumi Movement Faisalabad 60 0 0 60 students, academia, media
15 Initiative for Participatory Development through Peace (IPDP) Rahim Yar Khan 21 50 0 71 teachers, students
16 Participatory Strengthening Organization (SPO) Hyderabad and Multan 29 40 0 69 Civil Society, Community Based Organization, teachers, students
17 Sangat Development Foundation (SDF) Lahore 52 16 0 68 Students  and teachers
18 KAFKA Welfare Organization Lahore 31 30 0 60 teachers, students, media and civil society organization
19 Soofi Sachal Sarmast Welfare Organization Kashmore 37 24 0 61 Community members, youth
20 Chanan Development Association (CDA) Lahore 11 27 22 60 Community Member
21 Civil Society Support Program (CSSP) Mithi 32 42 0 74 Youth and community women
22 Rise for Equality Lahore 0 30 0 30 academia , jounralist, youth
23 Society for Human Advancement & Just Reform (SHAJR) Gujranwala 44 16 0 60 community members
24 Community Development Concern (CDC) Sialkot 30 30 0 60 Youth, media , Community Based Organization
Total 776 710 22 1508