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Association for Behavior and Knowledge Transformation (ABKT)

Provision of basic health services and education

Provision of basic health services and education

Project Description

The overall objective of the project was to help improve the health services through health education in district Lower Dir. Specific focus of the project was on basic and reproductive health services. Mother and Newborn Health Care Center (MNCH) was established to improve reproductive health services. Formation registration and capacity building of women organizations was an integral part of this project.

Following outputs contributed to achieve the goal of the project:

  1. Awareness level of beneficiaries and community about reproductive health raised by 7%.
  2. MNCH in place and 50 females per month get reproductive health services.
  3. Eleven women led organizations formed and their capacities built.

Main Objectives

  • Health care education imparted to the beneficiaries and community.
    1. Health education awareness seminars/ sessions
  • Reproductive health services provided
    • Establishment of MNHC in Target area
  • Establishment and capacity building of women organizations
    1. 11 women organizations established

Capacity building training given to heads and employs of 11 newly established organizations


(Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dir Lower)


11 women CBs and 7500 women and children


June 2005 to July 2007 (24  months)

Project budget

Total budget: 32,000 USD

Project Partners

National Partner Institutions:

Health Department NWFP (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Social Welfare department

Other Partners: District Health Department Lower Dir

Development Partners:   Civil Society HID program (CHIP)

Contact: Ms. Shad Begum, Executive Director, ABKT,  Tel: +92-(0)51-210 08 53   Mobile: +92-(0)345- 900 27 68  or E-mail: shadbegum@gmail.com,