LSO works to promote women empowerment/gender equality, environment, and education since 2010 with funding from UNDP Small Grant Programme-GEF, AKF, UN Women, Counterpart International, US Embassy, Asia Foundation’s PBGF project, USAID Promote Musharikat and PISCA 2017, French Embassy. In particular, LSO completed 17 projects during 8 years of operations in  Afghanistan, details are as below:

No Donor Name, Project Details and Location Duration
1 ASGP LSO implemented a Handicraft (Embroidery) project which was funded by the Ambassador Small Grant Program (ASGP). 15 women widows learned embroidery skills in Ozmock Village belonging to Daikundi Province.

ASGP Contact person:  +93(0) 777995376 Matink@crea-af.com

May-August 2011
2 AKF Capacity Building Project Support to Daikundi DoWA funded by AKF in Daikundi province. Through this project, a resource centre (RC) established in DoWA office, provided books and internet for RC, and trained DoWA staff on operation and management of RC around 1020 people directly benefited. AKF contact person:+93(0)793872421 Jawid.Amin@akdn.org 2012-2014
3 AKF LSO implemented Fellowship Project, funded by AKF for capacity building of LSO staff on organizational development and management including developing HR, finance, programme and procurement, security and gender during two years.                                        AKF contact person: +93 (0)798409554 zakir.stanikzai@akdn.org/Jawid.Amin@akdn.org Sep 2013 to Feb 2014
4 AKF LSO Implemented English and Computer Training Course funded by AKF in 5 villages of Shahristan district of Daikundi Province. 360 students of high school and youth (250 female and 110 male), attended the course, acquired four skills of English language. AKF contact person: +93(0)793872421 Jawid.Amin@akdn.org Sep 2013 to Feb 2014
5 PBGF LSO Implemented English Course funded by the Performance Based Governance Fund (PBGF)/Asia Foundation in 8 districts of Daikundi province. Directly 800 students of high school and youth groups (415 female and 385male) learnt English conversation and writing skills. PBGF contact person+93 (0) 773121762 Lal Mohammad Roshan: Lrowshan@asiafound.org Jan-April 2013
6 PBGF LSO Implemented Computer Training Course funded by Performance Based Governance Fund (PBGF)/Asia Foundation in 8 districts of Daikundi province. Directly 240 female students of high school and youth group learnt computer (word, excel, windows). PBGF contact person+93 (0)766111166, Lal Mohammad Roshan: Lrowshan@asiafound.org Jan-April 2013
7 UNDP LSO Implemented a Forestry Development and Management project by planting indigenous wild Almond and Wild Cherry species in Abuka, Tagaw Ghar, Safid Auba, Shahrinow, Sorkh Kawak villages of Waras District, Bamyan province funded by UNDP.  LSO constructed 300 watersheds and 3000 gully plugs where 3000 wild almond and cherry seeds cultivated and increased the green cover for controlling the floods and increased livelihood opportunities for  75 male labors and more than 3000 households. UNDP contact person Aimal Khaurin, +93(0)791902258,  aimal.khaurin@undp.org June 2014 to May 2016
8 UN WOMEN LSO Implemented Women Protection Centre (WPC) project in Daikundi province funded by UN Women Afghanistan. It is to expand access to justice and basic rights for women/girls who are at risk/survivor of violence. During 1 year The WPC has accommodated 34 women and girls who are at risk of violence / survivors and provided them with essential services including legal advice, case prosecutions, health care, psycho-social counselling, food, cloths, transportation, mediation and reconciliation, after solving their problems, reintegration to their family, and follow-ups. UN WOMEN contact person, Dr.Najla Areeb, Najla.Areeb@unwomen.org. (Phase one) it is under implementation  

March 2014 – Feb 2015

9 UN WOMEN LSO Implemented Women Protection Centre (WPC) project in Daikundi province with extension by UN WOMEN for the second year (phase 2). This project is to expand access to justice and basic rights for women/girls who are at risk/survivor of violence. During 1 year the WPC has accommodated 44 women and girls who are at risk of violence/survivors and provided them with essential services including legal advice, case prosecutions, health care, psycho-social counselling, food, cloths, transportation, mediation and reconciliation, after solve their problems, reintegration to their family, and follow-ups. UN WOMEN contact person, Najla Areeb, Najla.Areeb@unwomen.org.af continuing

Mar-2015 to Feb,2016

10 UN WOMEN LSO Implemented Women Protection Centre (WPC) project in Daikundi province extended by UN WOMEN for third year (phase 3). Its goal was to expand access to justice and basic rights for women/girls who are at risk/survivor of violence. During 1 year The WPC has accommodated 78 women and girls who are at risk of violence/survivors and provided them with essential services including legal advice, case prosecutions, health care, psycho-social counselling, food, cloths, transportation, mediation and reconciliation, after solving their problems,  reintegration to their family, and follow-ups. UN WOMEN contact person, Najla Areeb, Najla.Areeb@unwomen.org continuing

Mar-2016 to Feb,2017

10 UN WOMEN LSO Implemented Women Protection Centre (WPC) project in Daikundi province extended by UN WOMEN for third year (phase 3). Its goal was to expand access to justice and basic rights for women/girls who are at risk/survivor of violence. During 1 year The WPC has accommodated 78 women and girls who are at risk of violence/survivors and provided them with essential services including legal advice, case prosecutions, health care, psycho-social counselling, food, cloths, transportation, mediation and reconciliation, after solve their problems,  reintegration to their family, and follow-ups. UN WOMEN contact person, Najla Areeb, Najla.Areeb@unwomen.org. Mar, 2017 to July 2018
11 UN WOMEN LSO Implemented Engaging Youth in Elimination of Violence Against Women Project funded by UN WOMEN Afghanistan and implemented by LSO in 4 districts of Daikundi province for the period Feb-Dec, 2015. The project aimed to increase support for women rights within province and expand access to justice for women and girls who are at risk/survivors of violence. 576 youth (333 female and 243 male) directly participated, increase their capability on advocacy skills and enabling them to design advocacy plan for their advocacy initiatives. Of the trained beneficiaries, LSO established 4 VAW advocacy committees which formed of 24 members. The advocacy committee resolved a total of 72 VAW cases; out of which, 1 case referred to WPC and 71 cases handled by respective advocacy committees in 4 district as well as the advocacy committee conducted 32 public awareness sessions on women rights and gender in four target districts, reached a total of 960 individuals (480 male and 480 female). UN WOMEN contact person:+93(0)799212672 farid.hassanzadah@unwomen.org/ najeeb.rashid@unwomen.org Feb, 2015 – Dec, 2015
12 SO Promoting government accountability and transparency and elimination of corruption project funded by Counterpart International and implemented by LSO and SO in 3 districts of Daikundi Province. A total of 700 youth (300 male and 400 female) learnt about corruption through radio round table on corruption, outreach session, advocacy monthly meetings to combat corruption and make aware the communities. SO contact person: +93(0)773929441  arif.danishyar@shuhada.org July-2015 to   Jan, 2016
13 SO Quick book training course for capacity of LSO’s staffs in Kabul office. Contact detail of donor  +93(0)794932245

arif.danishyar@shuhada.org

August 1st, 2015 – Sep 30th, 2015
14 SO English training course for 25 LSO staffs on capacity of LSO’s staffs in Daikundi office. contact detail of donor  Arif Danishyar, +93(0)794932245

arif.danishyar@shuhada.org

August 1st, 2015 – Sep 30th, 2015
15 DAI,

 

Promote Musharikat

 

Promote advocacy skills and capacity of Musharikat provincial VAW sub-coalition to eliminate violence against women project funded by USAID Promote Musharikat and is under implementation by LSO. The project aims to strengthen advocacy skills of 60 individual and CSOs activists among existing and new Musharikat coalition members in 3 target districts of Daikundi province in order to engage them to promote implementation of EVAW Law and raise community awareness, encouraging prosperity for elimination of early and forced marriage. contact detail of DAI, Promote Musharikat, Phone: +93(0)785876025Christine_wilkins@dai.com  and Zamir_Sadat@dai.com Jan, 21st , 2017- Oct, 21st, 2017
16 UNDP,

 

GEF Small Grant Program me

Band-e-Amir Northern Proposed Protected Area Landscape Managemnt funded by UNDP-GEF Afghanistan and implemented by LSO in Band-e-Amir National Park for the year 2017 and 2018. The project objectives are:

I: To conserve and recover the biodiversity and environment of northern Band-e-Amir proposed protected area by development of the capacity of local communities to actively engage in development and management of the target areas.

II: To provide facility for local rangers to improve their capacity to manage and conserve the natural resources and wildlife in the target area.  UNDP contact person Aimal Khaurin, +93(0)791902258,  aimal.khaurin@undp.org

The project intends to build capacity of 40 individuals from CBOs and CDCs on environment conservation and natural resource management.

Feb,2017 to

June,2018

17 French Embassy (PISCA 2017) Promote mutual relations between commuity and government institutions and improve local services delivery in Daikundi province

Contacts: pascal.hanse@diplomatie.gouv.fr/ homeira.fazli@diplomatie.gouv.fr phone: +93(0)703405834

Sep, 2017 to Jun, 2018