Innovative Development Organization (IDO) Organizational Profile (June 2010)
Vision A developed and empowered society with every one enjoying easy access to basic needs and services without any discrimination
Mission To undertake a holistic approach leading to the empowerment of marginalized groups and work for sustainable development by taping interventions in all relevant sectors.
Porgramme Areas • Governance; • Education; • Water, Environment and Sanitation; Cross-Cutting Themes: • Equality; • Information & Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD); • Disaster Management/DRR
Board of Directors (BoD) Chief Executive Officer Gender & Governance Advisor Director of Programmes Manager- M&E (ICT Manager) Admin & Finance Manager Project/Programme Managers/Officers M&E Staff HR Officer, Admin Officer, Finance Officers and other Finance & Support Staff Project Staff and Consultants Governance Structure The Governing body of IDO is headed by the President, supported by General Secretary and Board Members. IDO has several sections headed working under the direct supervision of CEO. Management Structure
Memberships • Balochistan AIDS Network (BAN); • NGO Network for Political Participation (NGO-NEP) working under Election Commission of Pakistan and SDEPP-UNDP; • Gender Based Violence (GBV) Working Group; • Balochistan Gender Network; • WES-NET. Networks Patronized by IDO: • Cross-Party Women Network for enhancing participation of women in political/electoral processes; • CCBs Network in Balochistan (Patronized by IDO); • CCB Network, Quetta District.
Major Supporters/Donors • European Commission; • Concern Worldwide Pakistan Programme; • Balochistan Education Foundation (BEF); • British High Commission, Islamabad; • Save the Children (UK); • CIDA; • UNHCR; • Gender Equality Project (GEP) funded by DFID and managed by British Council; • Planning & Development Department Government of Balochistan; • Education Department Government of Balochistan; • UNICEF; • Mercy Corps, Quetta (Financial Funding from European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) and Bureau of Population Refugees & Migration (BPRM) US State Department); • Decentralization Support Programme, (DSP/PPSO Sindh – ADB); • Election Commission of Pakistan ECP-UNDP-SDEPP; • Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE-UNDP); • UNESCO; • AGRPB-UNDP; • WHO; • CRS.
Balochistan Education Programme Duration of the Project: 2010 to 2014 (Five Years Project) Funding Agency: RNE through Save the Children (UK) Key Interventions • Up-gradation of 10 middle schools to High level; • Up-gradation of 25 primary schools to middle level; • Infrastructure improvement and provision of missing facilities in 305 primary schools of which 105 will have ECE centres; • Teachers training (about 5000); • Capacity building of PTSMCs and development of SEPs in target schools; • Introduction of formative assessment methods in all target schools; • Development & implementation of sports/extra curricular activities & Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities; • Strengthening of provincial planning systems & establishment of monitoring cells; • Research based support to improve education expenditure & utilization
Towards Joyful Learning Duration of the Project: 2008 to 2009 (three Years Project) Funding Agency: Save the Children (UK/NL) Key Interventions • Up-gradation of 2 primary schools to middle level; • Infrastructure improvement and provision of missing facilities in 10 primary schools; • Teachers training (about 40); • Capacity building of PTSMCs and development of SEPs in target schools; • School health component • Development & implementation of sports/extra curricular activities & Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities;
Strengthening DEMIS Duration of the Project: July 2007 to Dec 2010 (3.5 Years Project) Funding Agency: UNICEF Key Interventions • Development of DEMIS (EMIS online databases, web-based database application, Desktop GIS application and integration of EMIS with Google Earth); • Establishment and strengthening of DEMIS-Cells; • Providing technical assistance for conducting annual school census; • Data analysis and publication of “Education Statistics Year Books” and “Education Atlas” at district level; • Development of “District Education Development Plans”; • Support to Education Department in conducting annual school census, O&M of DEMICs and capacity building of concerned staff; • Pilot model for automation of High Schools and their integration with DEMIS; • Development and Implementation of FMIS and TEMIS for District Education Departments.
Balochistan Education Support Project Duration of the Project: 2007 to 2010 (40 months Project) Funding Agency: World Bank through BEF Key Interventions • Establishment of 57 community schools in District Killasaifulah, Zhob and Sherani; • Provision of operatinalization support and monitoring of 57 schools on regular basis; • Capacity building of Parent Education Committees on operationalization of schools; • Teachers Training;
Other Projects that Focuses Education as a Component • Quetta Integrated Urban Development Project: Focusing School DRR, Health & Hygiene education in schools, Adopt a School Campaign.(Funded by Concern Worldwide) • Improving Access to Water & Sanitation Facilities in District Killasaifullah and Pishin: Focusing School WES and Health & Hygiene Education(Funded by European Commission and Concern Worldwide); • Improving Access to Education and Drinking Water Facilities:Focusing the Improvement of school infrastructure, provision of missing facilities and health & hygiene education (funded by CIDA-BRF); • Education, Skills and Protection for Afghan Refugees and Host Communities: Focussing the non-formal basic education and adult literacy components (Funded by CRS/BPRM); • MICS Survey 2010: Focusing multiple sectors including Education (funded by UNICEF/P&DD GoB) • Preparation of District Development Profiles and Development Atlas for all 30 districts of Balochistan: Focusing Education as a separate chapter (funded by UNICEF/P&DD GoB)
Other Short Assignments Undertaken by IDO: • Establishment of “Governance Resource Center” at Quetta; • Establishment of “Career Counseling Unit” in two Universities, RDA and DCO Office Gawadar; • Distribution of relief items for purification and storage of drinking water in Jhall Magsi District affected by heavy rains and floods funded by UNCEF; • Conducting detailed assessment of damages caused to schools due to heavy rains and floods in 17 districts of Balochistan funded by UNICEF; • Conducting detailed assessment of damages caused to sanitation facilities due to heavy rains and floods in 17 districts of Balochistan funded by UNICEF and supported by Local Government and Rural Development Department Government of Balochistan
Other Short Assignments Undertaken by IDO • Development of Training Curriculum for capacity building of PTSMCs comprising of Trainer’s manual, Participants handbook and activity based training material combined into a training kit: funded by UNICEF and supported by Education Department Government of Balochistan; • Study on reasons for reluctance among female public sector employees of Health Department GoB to work in periphery; • Development of Website for City District Government Quetta; • Development and institutionalization of HRMIS for City District Government Quetta; • Independent Monitoring and Evaluation of Polio Eradication Campaign for the last three cycles on regular basis with the support of WHO;
Other Short Assignments Undertaken by IDO • Development of website for “Provincial Public Safety and Police Complaints Commission” in Balochistan; • Assisted the voter registration campaign in 8 districts of Balochistan through the NGO-NEP supported by Supporting National Elections in Balochistan (SNEP-UNDP); • Provision of Resource Persons to National Institute of Public Administration Institute NIPA for regular Lectures on Gender & Development; • Development of Directory of elected women councilors 1999; • Case Study of 10 female councilors in Balochistan; • Adopt a School Campaign in Collaboration with ECF;
IDO’s Publications • Print Material: • A booklet on CCBs; • A booklet on “Micro-Enterprise Development” • A booklet on “Important Amendments in Local Government Ordinance 2001”; • A directory of female CCBs; • Directory of all CCBs in Quetta; • Two types of posters on the registration process of CCBs; • Posters on importance of female CCBs; • Posters on the process of Annual Development Plan Preparation; • Posters on the importance of gender sensitive & child focused ADP preparation; • More than 10 volumes of newsletters on quarterly and bi-annual basis on “Governance” and “Economic Empowerment” on regular basis; • Training Modules: • Capacity building of “Parents Teachers Management Committees” (PTSMCs); • Strengthening of CCBs for GEP/DFID/British Council; • Strengthening of CCBs and Health & Hygiene Education for Mercy Corps; • Disaster Preparedness Planning and Development of Community Based Disaster Preparedness Plans for Mercy Corps; • Strengthening of “Parent Education Committees” (PECs); • Orientation on Local Government System for UNICEF; • Project Design and Management for UNICEF; • Budgeting and Preparation of Annual Development Plans for UNICEF; • Operation and Maintenance of TMA Revenue MIS for UNICEF; • Capacity Building of TMA Officials on Basic IT Skills for DSP/PPSO Sindh; • Capacity Building of Muslihat Anjumans; • Policy Documents: • Provincial Plan of Action and District Plans of Action for Children; • District Education Development Plans for 8 districts in Balochistan; • Fiscal Policy for TMAs in Sindh; • Mid-Term Development Plan for Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Balochistan (In-process)