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International Rescue Committee

FATA Development Program-Livelihood Development

Project location: FR Bannu, FR Lakki Marwat and FR DI Khan

Project start and end dates: July 01, 2009 to December 31, 2009

Project description

The aim of the program was to strengthen government and private capacity to develop infrastructure, deliver basic services, increase job skills and employment opportunities, and support the growth of small businesses.

BEFARe has signed a sub-award agreement with International Rescue Committee, Inc. (IRC) on behalf of FATA Development Program- Livelihood Development (FDP-LD) to implement the Life Skills, Literacy, Numeracy Training activities.

The FATA Development Program / Livelihoods Development (FDP-LD) intended to support the FATA Secretariat and the FATA Development Authority (FDA) to implement the FSDP and raise the quality of life for young people in Southern FATA and Frontier Regions (FRs). BEFARe assisted in providing support for youth initiatives, an extension of Literacy, Numeracy, Life Skills training opportunities, as well as Cash for Work schemes under large-scale public works projects and Training for Work schemes associated with these projects.

The target audience was men and women between the ages of 14 and 30 domiciled in the Frontier Regions of Bannu, Lakki, and Dera Ismail Khan.The FDP-LD worked with BEFARe to implement the activities listed above.

Under the project described in this Scope of Work, the FDP-LD proposes to work with several partners already operating in FATA to expand Literacy, Numeracy, and Life Skills training opportunities within Southern FATA and BEFARe target areas of FRs, for vulnerable youth (including women and girls).