The event was organized by Programme for Poverty Reduction (PPR), on January 13, 2016 in Islamabad by
gathering all PPR POs, experts, and PPAF staff under one roof.
The purpose of the event was to initiate a dialogue among development sector stakeholders around social mobilization and to get an insight for designing PPR interventions in line with the requirements and needs of the communities and areas we work in. The main focus of the event was to discuss various ways of social mobilization especially in conflict affected areas of Pakistan and other situations by using the innovative approaches currently on the ground.
Three keynote speakers Ms Musarrat Qadeem (Co-founder PAIMAN Alumini Trust), Mr. Naseer Memon (CEO, Strengthening Participatory Organization) and Mr Ghulam Mustafa (CEO Farmers Development Organization) joined the event to present their innovative approaches through virtual presentations.
The consultation event was concluded by Mr Qazi Azmat Isa (CEO PPAF) with a hope for building strong and longer term relationships with communities that will go well beyond the project focus.