Lively hood Program and Small Community Physical Infrastructure Project (LACIP)
Introduction of Program:
The program “Livelihood Support & Promotion of Small Community Infrastructure Project” (LACIP) is co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW. The total Project cost is 31.5 Million Euros and is being executed by Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) from April 2012 to December 2015. LACIP targets 127 Union Councils in 7 target Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa i.e. Buner, Charsadda, DI Khan, Swabi, Chitral, Haripur and Nowshera.
Background and identification:
Village Sokhta Jadeed is situated in union council Sard Cheena Tehsil Razzar, District Swabi. Sokhta Jadeed consists of 40 households and population 280, According the situation analysis carried out,
major problem of the area were identified which inducted lack of drinking water supply Scheme. The lack of Health care facilities and no proper arrangement of waste water and solid waste disposal paved the way for risk of water born diseases i.e. malaria, diarrhea and skin infection.
The targeted community approached LCIP Partner Organization SDF for registration and formed the male community organization named CO Ranra constituting 20 Members along with a president and a general secretary. The community organization developed Village development Plan (VDP) which highlighted a drinking water supply scheme(DWSS) as one of their priorities. “CO RANRA ” forworded a resolution to SDF along with technical and financial assistence needed for the DWSS scheme. The SDF Technical and Social Team proceeded and visited the site for social economic before implementation of the project.
Implementation and Impact:
As a result the DWSS work completed through which global change come in the Sokhta Jadeed village .