Project Title

Supporting Women's CNIC Registration Campaign in Selected Districts – a sub grant by Gender Equity Program (GEP) - Cycle 3 & 5


United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under Gender Equity Program (GEP)


The duration of this program was 12 months, starting from May 21, 2012 through August 20, 2013

Geographical Coverage

These grants were awarded to cover 34 districts in total, including Bannu, and Upper Dir of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit of Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad and Hattian Bala from Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Bahawalnagar, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanewal, Rajanpur and Vehari of Punjab, Badin, Dadu, Thatta, Kashmore, Tharparker, Umer Kot and Khairpur of Sindh, Kalat, Awaran, Mastung, Washuk, Kech, Kachi, Jhal Magsi, Nasirabad, Sibi, Panjgur, Loralai, Kohlu, Harnai, Barkhan, Musakhel, Sherani, and Killa Abdullah of Baluchistan Province.


As a continuing effort to support Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) registration of women across Pakistan, Gender Equity Program launched grants cycle 3 and 5 aimed at increasing CNIC registration in districts with lowest rates of registration. This initiative was aimed at increasing women's access to legal services and the protection of Gender Based Violence (GBV) survivors.

DTCE's grant was titled "Coordination and Support for the Activities under Two GEP Campaigns 'Supporting Women's CNIC Registration in Selected Districts' of all Four Provinces, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB)" under the project of Gender Equity Program.


Organization of grants opening and closing meetings for the two cycles separately.
Facilitation of sub-grantees to develop their work plans in accordance with program guidelines
Identification/collection of success stories/case studies from the target areas and further development
Undertake monitoring visits of 20% program activities by GEP Cycle 3 and Cycle 5 sub-grantees in 34 districts across Pakistan

Key Results

Two 2-days Grant Opening Meetings organized in Islamabad, one each for sub-grantees engaged in grants cycle 3 and cycle 5, on June 22-23, 2012 and July 30-31, 2012 respectively
Technical assistance provided in the development of Plans of Action to all GEP partner organizations
979 (21.4%) program, events/structures were monitored; 52 in AJK, 166 in Baluchistan, 23 in GB, 35 in KPK, 452 in Punjab, and 251 in Sindh. Monitored activities included 169 Mobilization Meetings, 263 Village Mobilization Committee (VMCs) and 547 CNIC Registration Camps.
102 success stories/case studies were produced.
Two 2-days Experience Sharing Workshops organized separately for cycle 5 and cycle 3 on May 23-24 and June 13-14, 2013 respectively in Islamabad
Last updated: 19.11.2013

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