Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: € 28k

Start Date: 2011-03-01

End Date: 2011-05-30


Team Members

(Assignment Manager)

Maj (R) Aamir Bilal
(Deputy Project Manager)
Yasir Majeed
(Project Coordinator)
Tahir Jelani
(Field Manager)

Project Description

A government of KPK, set up Provisional Relief, Rehabilitation, and Settlement Authority (PARRSA) for the resettlement of Swat and Buner IDP's. In order to address the divide along the lines of those who supported and benefitted from conflict and those who fell victim to it, the project was designed to undertake an assessment of local level sports need for youth, identify opportunities to engage youth in sports, map coaching and mentoring opportunities, and identify informal sporting clubs for provision of support through sports equipment.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firms included preparation of a framework on how sports can be used in a post-conflict situation in districts of Malakand, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, and Shangla to address the divide in the community and re-arrange all segments of the society In healing and rehabilitation of through the medium of sports. APEX developed qualitative and quantitative instruments to assess the needs and means of engaging youth of the area and helping them by providing equipment, coaching, and mentoring services. APEX mobilized and trained 15 field enumerators for data collection from youth and administrators and compiled information on about 5000 education and 68 stand-alone sports facilities. The final report was a tabulation of short, medium, and long term interventions suggested to UNDP, broken down by prospective partner organization and budget estimates.