Friday, 16 March 2018

Kafka Annual Report 2015

Young Leaders Program 2015
Program: Peace & Conflict Resolution (Sports for Development & Peace), SDG 16
Project Duration: 1-17 Feb 2015
Target Audience: Youth
Main Objective: Training on Sports for Development & Peace
Introduction: Umair Rana represented Kafka Welfare Organization, Pakistan at Young Leaders Program 2015 Hoonam University Gwangju, South Korea. The program was based on Sports for Development & Peace, conflict resolution & Child Protection. The host organization was United Nations Office on Sports for Development & Peace
Outcome: Represented Pakistan and Kafka at United Nations
Learned Sports for Development & Peace



Lets Ring Peace Beat Project

Program: Peace & Conflict Resolution, Youth, Social Media, CVE, SDG 16
Project Duration: Ist April- 30 June 2015
Target Audience: 2,00000
Main Objective: Counter Extremism & Violence Through Innovative Tools  SMS, Voice SMS, Social Media and App
Introduction: It was an innovative project to counter extremism & violence by promoting peace and harmony. The project included SMS, Voice SMS, video message recording and dissemination, social media and a symposium. 
Outcome:1.  Social Media campaign will retain its sustainability and will work as a platform for youngsters to share their ideas on peace promotion and CVE.
·   2.  Social media beneficiaries are passionate to work voluntarily to promote social media campaign at national level to counter violence and extremism.
·      3 .   Government parliamentarians have promised us to implement the idea at national level to counter extremism and violence.
·    4.  Video messages are a source of peace promotion and available on social media to promote peace among youth 



Youth Peace Symposium 2015 

Program: Youth, Peace & Conflict Resolution, CVE, Social Media, SDG 16
Project Duration: 1-10 June 2015
Target Audience: Youth
Main Objective: Counter Extremism & Violence through youth participation in policy advocacy and peacemaking activities 
Introduction:A youth peace symposium was organized by Kafka to mobilize youth for peacemaking process. 300 youngsters gathered from all over Pakistan to participate in policy making particularly policies affecting youth.
Outcome: Sensitize 300 youngsters on Counter Extremism and Violence
Contributed to the policy-making process 


Lahore Education Conference 2015

Program: Education & Capacity Building, Youth, SDG 4
Project Duration: Sep 2015
Target Audience: Youth, Civil Society, Teachers, Media
Main Objective: Transformation and Improvement of district education
Introduction: An education conference was organized to discuss education challenges, Barriers and solutions in perspective of Lahore at UMT Lahore. Politicians Fareed Ahmad Paracha, MPA Sadia Sohail, Wiqas Hasan Mokel, Mansoor Malik President Lahore Education Reporter Association participated as a main speakers.  
Outcome: 1. More than 350 youngsters got awareness and motivation.
2. All of them started to volunteer for our project and made a chain to spread project at national and international level.
3. Raised issues through 10 leading print media
Education Forum 2015

Program: Education & Capacity Building, SDG4
Project Duration: March 2015
Target Audience: Youth, Civil Society, Teachers, Media
Main Objective: Finding Solutions for Education problems
Introduction: An education forum was organized by Kafka Welfare Organization in collaboration with DFID funded Alif Ailaan education campaign at human rights commission of Pakistan. Regional Head SPO, MPA Parween Akhtar and MPA Dr. Nausheen Hamid attended session as a prominent speakers. Director ITA Ms. Baela Raza Jameel also joined the event as a honorable guest.  
Outcome: 1. Capacity building and awareness sessions were held for more than 100 youngsters.
2. Recommendations were made on education system and presented to parliamentarians to raise this issue in parliament. 
Community Sessions

Program: Education & Capacity Building, SDG4
Project Duration: March 2015
Target Audience: Mothers, Community
Main Objective: Advocacy of Community on Article 25-A
Introduction: A community session was organized by Kafka Welfare Organization with DFID funded education campaign Alif Ailaan in collaboration with AWAZ program at Maryam Colony near Bagriyan.  
Outcome: Recommendations were made and presented to parliamentarians to raise issues of the community. 
Education Enrollment Rangeela Riksha Tour

Program: Education & Capacity Building (Article 25-A Awareness), SDG 4
Project Duration: August 2015
Target Audience: Citizen of Walled City Lahore, Youth and Media
Main Objective: Advocacy of Article 25-A (Right to Education Act)
Introduction:
Outcome: More than 1000 parents got aware through campaign.
Media stories were generated
Voice of Teacher Seminar 

Program: Education & Capacity Building, SDG4
Project Duration: Sep 2015
Target Audience: Public School Teachers of Punjab
Main Objective:  Highlight teacher Issues and envision their role in transforming education
Introduction:
Outcome: More than 500 people in grass root area got awareness on the importance of education for their children.
Policy dialogue on the security situation of public schools

Program: Education & Capacity Building, Children, SDG4 
Project Duration: Jan 2015
Target Audience: Parliamentarians, Politicians, Civil Society and Civil Society Organizations, Youth, Teachers and Teacher Unions 
Main Objective: Policy Advocacy on Security Situation of Public Schools After APS Attack
Introduction:
Outcome: Issues were raised by teachers and hurdles of education system were discussed.
2. Recommendations were made and presented to parliamentarians to raise this issue in parliament. 
Policy Dialogue on Budget Hurdles and Implementation of article 25-A

Program: Education & Capacity Building, SDG4
Project Duration: June 2015
Target Audience: Parliamentarians, Politicians, Civil Society and Civil Society Organizations, Youth, Teachers and Teacher Unions 
Main Objective: Education Budget Tracking, Demanding increase of Education Budget, Advocacy of all stakeholders on Education Budget 
Introduction:
Outcome: 2. Different civil society organizations discussed the need of implementation of article 25 A and plans were developed to make this implementation successful
2. Recommendations were made and presented to parliamentarians to raise this issue in parliament.
Session on Girls education 

Program: Education & Capacity Building (Girls Education), SDG4, SDG5
Project Duration: Oct 2015
Target Audience: Parliamentarians, Politicians, Civil Society and Civil Society Organizations, Youth, Teachers and Teacher Unions 
Main Objective: Raise Voice for Girls Education, Discuss Challenges and Barriers of Girls Education
Introduction:
Outcome: 1.  Different civil society organizations discussed the need of increment in girls education rate  and plans were developed to make this increment successful
2. Recommendations were made and presented to parliamentarians to raise this issue in parliament. 

Civil Society Protest for Karachi incident 

Program: Peace & Conflict Resolution, SDG16
Project Duration: 
Target Audience: Civil Society
Main Objective: Protest to Counter Extremism & Violence 
Introduction:
Outcome: Democratic protest was done to show sympathy and brotherhood with the incident victims.
Sports for Education & Development

Program: Peace & Conflict Resolution, Youth, Sports for Development & Peace, Education, SDG 16, SDG4
Project Duration: May 2015
Target Audience: Youth of Punjab University Lahore
Main Objective: Sensitize youth on Sports for Development & Peace, Youth Participation in Political and Policy Advocacy 
Introduction:
Outcome:100 youngsters were sensitized on objectives
Generated media stories
2 Parliamentarians Participated as a speaker and promised to provide better sports opportunities

http://kafkawo.blogspot.com/2015/12/sports-for-education-and-development.html

Youth Education Activism & Leadership Learning Program

Program: Peace & Conflict Resolution, Youth, Social Media, Leadership, Sports for Development & Peace, SDG16, 
Project Duration: April 2015
Target Audience: Youth from different occupations and universities
Main Objective: Sensitize Youth on Education Activism, Leadership, Sports for Development & Peace
Introduction:
Outcome: 20 youngsters were trained and got life-changing experience on how social media and sports can be used for peace promotion and conflict resolution. 

http://kafkawo.blogspot.com/2015/12/education-activism-leadership-and.html

Child Marriage Forum 2015

Program: Children & Youth, Child Marriages, SRHR, Family Planning, HIV/AIDS, Girls Education
Project Duration: May 2015 (Under Child Marriages Campaign), SDG4, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5,  
Target Audience: Youth of Superior University, Youth Activists 
Main Objective: Sensitize Youth on Child Marriage Issue and Law, Prepare youth as a pressure group to amend child marriages law 
Introduction:
Outcome:1.  Awareness and useful discussion held on Child marriage issues and laws.
2. Recommendations were made and presented to parliamentarians to raise this issue in parliament. 

http://kafkawo.blogspot.com/2015/12/kafka-child-marriage-forum-2015.html

Story Telling Session with Jahan Ara Wattoo

Program: Education & Capacity Building, Children, SDG4
Project Duration: Jan 2015
Target Audience: Class 4,5 children of a Public School
Main Objective: Teaching Through Leadership
Introduction:
Outcome: School going children got the idea of leadership and self-creation

Storytelling Session with Dr. Nausheen Hamid

Program: Education & Capacity Building, Children, SDG4
Project Duration: June 2015
Target Audience: Class 5 Children of a Public School
Main Objective: Teaching Through Leadership
Introduction:
Outcome: School going children got the idea of leadership and self-creation.

http://kafkawo.blogspot.com/2015/12/storytelling-session-by-mpa-dr-nausheen.html



Brick Kiln Visit
Program: Education & Capacity Building, Children, SDG4
Project Duration: December 2015
Target Audience: Brick Kiln Child Workers, 
Main Objective: Survey of Brick Kiln Child Workers 
Introduction:
Outcome: Collected data and reasons behind Child Labor at 3 Brick Kiln of Pakistan

http://kafkawo.blogspot.com/2015/12/brick-kilns-visit-gajumata-lahore.html

Sheikhupura Public Schools Visit
Program: Education & Capacity Building, Children, SDG4
Project Duration: December 2015
Target Audience: Public School Children 
Main Objective: Highlighting the issues of Public School at Mahmu wali Village and Highlight the work of Moamin Foundation 
Introduction:
Outcome: Highlighted the work of Moamin Foundation and calculated school issues of Mahmuwali Village

http://kafkawo.blogspot.com/2015/12/sheikhupura-school-visits-with-alif.html

Social Media Peace Ambassadors
Program: Social Media for Social Change
Project Duration: April-June 2015
Target Audience: Youth of Pakistan
Main Objective: Promote Peace through Social media Tools by involving youth as a agent of change
Introduction:
Outcome: Trained 20 youngsters as a Social Media Peace Ambassador, Promoted peace through Facebook Page, Blog and Mob App
Engaged 2000 young people on Facebook in just 10 days

Education Ambassadors
Program: Education & Capacity Building, Children, Youth, SDG4
Project Duration: June-July 2015
Target Audience: Youth of Pakistan
Main Objective: Train Youth as an agent of change to promote education
Introduction:
Outcome: 10 youngsters were trained as a youth ambassador to support Kafka campaign to transform education

International Youth Day 2015
Program: Youth
Project Duration: July-August 2015
Target Audience: Global Youth
Main Objective: Highlight Youth Efforts as an agent of change
Introduction:
Outcome: 30 Youngsters were highlighted through the program

Quality Education Drive
Program: Youth, Education & Capacity Building, Children, Social Media, SDG4
Project Duration: August-Sep 2015
Target Audience: Global Youth, 
Main Objective: Demand Quality Education through Youth Endorsement
Introduction: 
Outcome: Introduced Hash Tag #WeDemandQualityEducation
Created a Twitter Account @WDQ_E
Got Youth Endorsement Through video messages of Youth


International Peace Day Competition 2015, 21 Sep
Program: Youth, Peace Promotion, CVE, Social Media, SDG16
Project Duration: September 2015
Target Audience: Global Youth, 
Main Objective: Promote Peace by Involving Youth in Peace Making Activities of Short Documentary, writings and postcards
Introduction: 
Outcome: 10 Peace videos were generated, 10 postcards were generated, and 10 writings were generated

Call for Writings on Sports for Development & Peace 
Program: Youth, Peace Promotion, CVE, Social Media, SDG16
Project Duration: March-April 2015
Target Audience: Global Youth, 
Main Objective: Promote Peace by Involving Youth in Peace Making Activities of Short Documentary, writings and postcards
Introduction: 
Outcome: 10 Peace videos were generated, 10 postcards were generated, and 10 writings were generated

Call for Writings, October, November & December Themes
Project Duration: Oct, Nov, December 2015
Target Audience: Global Youth, Social Writers 
Main Objective: Celebrate World Teachers Day, International Day of Girl Child, World Mental Health Day, Peace, Tolerance, Universal Children Day, Elimination of Violence Against Women, International AIDS day, Inclusive Education and Human Rights Day through generating writings through blog
Introduction: 
Outcome: Raised voice on above social issues through 3 blogs on every issue mentioned above

YJAW Youth Blog
Project Duration: Jan-Dec 2015
Target Audience: Global Youth, Social Writers
Main Objective: Raise voice on social issues through blogs
Introduction: 
Outcome: 100 Articles were generated on different social issues



Chairperson
Ms. Iram Hasan
iram@kafkapk.org

Executive Director
Mr. Umair Asif
umair@kafkapk.org

Project Manager
Ali Asif









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