Sindh Coastal Community Development Project (SCCDP) has been initiated by the Government of Sindh with support of Asian Development Bank. IRM is carrying out the capacity building component of the project. Government of Sindh has allocated 120.5 Million for this component to train 3600 targeted beneficiaries with vocational and employable skills for better livelihood.
The project is initiated to improve the sustainable livelihood of the poor inhabitants of the coastal areas of Sindh. Started in May 2009, this 4 year project is focused toward the 8 talukas of district Thatta and Badin.
At the household level, demand-driven skills training are provided which create income-generating options. At the community level, leadership trainings establish enabling conditions for continuing community-driven development. At the institutional level, capacity development of the Coastal Development Authority (CDA) and targeted capacity development of the districts to enhanced the public sector responsiveness to the local needs.
As a part of the project, following staff and community trainings are being conducted:
Overall target of the project is to train 3,430 individuals till April 2013. IRM has trained 2,824 participants against the target of 2,885 as of April 2012. The project progress currently stand at 82%.
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