Youth in Action Balochistan (YIAB)

Key Information

Organization Name: Youth in Action Balochistan (YIAB)

Head Office: Ward No. 3, Food Colony near WAPDA Office, Dera Murad Jamali, District Naseerabad

Liaison Office: First Floor, at Balochistan Boy Scouts Association Headquarters, Hali Road, Quetta Cantt

Contact Person: Agha Mohsin Ali, Executive Director, 0332-7985945

Working Since: 13th September, 2007

Areas of Operations:District Lasbella, Chaman, Zhob, District Harnai, Quetta, Killa SaifUllah City and Jaffarabad

Activities

(as of March 2015)

Trainings/ Workshops

No. of trainings/workshops delivered to date: 125

Themes: Democracy, Health and Hygience, Peace Building, Tolerance, Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Livestock Management, Transparency and Accountability, Agriculture Farming, School Management, Disaster Risk Management and Disaster Risk Reduction

Cities these were delivered in: District Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Quetta, Killa Abdullah, KillaSaifullah, Lasbella, Zhob and Pishin

 

Conferences/Seminars

No. of conferences/seminars organized to date: 24

Themes: Electoral Politics, Democracy, Human Rights, Women Empowerment, Child Rights, Youth Empowerment, Peace and Capacity Building

Cities these were held in: Killa Abdullah, Quetta and Naseerabad

Campaigns

No. of campaigns launched to date: 5

Themes: Child rights, Education, Poverty, Gender based violence

Cities these were held in: Quetta, Naseerabad and Jaffarabad

Arts & Culture Events

No. of arts & culture events held to date: 33

Themes: Women Empowerment, Counter Violence Extremism, Peace and Human Security, Child Rights and Peace Building

Cities these were held in: Quetta, Jaffarabad and Naseerabad

Publications

(as of March 2015)

No.NameDate PublishedPDF File/Web link
1Citizens Voice Project Completion ReportJuly, 2013 Web Link
2Annual ReportJuly, 2013 Web Link
3Resilient Cities LG-SAT Study of Four Cities (Quetta, Usta Muhammad, Loralai, Khuzdar)2012 Web Link
4Parent Teacher School Management Committees Report2012 Web Link
5Capacity Building Workshop on DRM and HLV FormulationAug, 2012 Web Link

Major Projects

(as of March 2015)

No.NameNature of Project
Successfully Completed
1Established 02 Vocational Skill Centers under Waseela-E-Rozgar Programme in two districts of Balochistan Namely Killa Abdullah and QuettaWomen Empowerment, Capacity Building,
2Capacity building and Strengthening of Govt. Officials, Media, Judiciary and CSOs on Juvenile Justice System Ordinance in Quetta CityCapacity Building
3Improving Female Turnout rate in General Election 2013 at Killa Abdullah DistrictWomen Empowerment and Capacity Building
4Capacity Building of Farmers and Line Departments Officials on Disaster Risk Management and HLV Formulation at Jaffarabad and NaseerabadCapacity Building, Entrepreneurship
5Peace Resolution Project in Conflict Affected District of Quetta Peace and Capacity Building and Conflict Resolution
In Progress/Upcoming
1EducationEducation and Peace and Capacity Building
2Citizens Voice for Transparency and Accountability in Education SectorTransparency and Capacity Building

Awards Received

  • N/A

Additional Information

YIAB Donors/ Partners

  • USAID
  • Beyond Violence UK
  • IFI-Europe
  • UN-WOMEN
  • Benazir Income Support Program
  • UN-FAO
  • SPO- Strengthening Participatory Organization
  • Balochistan Education Foundation
  • UN-Habitat
  • Regional Directorate Ministry of Human Rights Balochistan
  • Government of Balochistan (Education, Health, Youth Affairs)
  • Provincial and National Disaster Management Authorities
  • Turkish Red Crescent Society

Memberships:

  • Member of District Health Management Committee
  • Baluchistan Education Foundation (BEF)
  • Balochistan Civil Society Network
  • South Asian HIV & AIDS Network
  • Inter Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
  • WASH, Shelter, Health, Protection Clusters Member at Provincial and National Level
  • Help-age International Disaster Preparedness Network Member
  • Citizen’s Community Board Naseerabad and Jaffarabad Member
  • Pakistan Humanitarian Forum-PHF
  • Affiliations with Baluchistan AIDS Network, NGO Network for Political Participation and Gender Based Violence Working Group
  • Child Rights Movement Pakistan member at National and Provincial Level