Establishment and Strengthening of DPO’s in Tehsil Sohawa, Jhelum District

Meeting with Local DPO's Local Members Tehsil Sohawa, Jhelum District

Project Partner

Being a partner with Sightsavers and CHIP on the project Inclusive Development through mainstreaming people with disabilities in social mobilization in District Jehlum, STEP is contributing towards empowerment of people with disabilities by including them in the mainstream development. Citizen Community Boards (CCBs) and Women Organizations (WOs) have been sensitized through disability equality sessions to include people with disabilities in decision making processes which affect their lives, through social mobilization.

Team of resource persons from STEP had meetings with leading persons with disabilities these areas to establish their self-help groups which will help in addressing the rights-based approach to enhance the participation of People with disability in the decision-making processes relating to community development in District Jehlum, Punjab province of Pakistan. In order to achieve the envisaged goals of project provincial stakeholder's workshop was conducted in Lahore in the same month in which STEP strived to engage DPOs from Punjab in the workshop.