Research: Since 2014, Excel in Development delivered high quality research assignments to its 07 clients. Thematic areas of the reaserch were Governance, Gender in Development, Child Protection and Minority Rights with the geographical spread of Sindh and Balouchistan. The clients were Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP), PAHEL, COASTAL ASSOCIATION FORESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT – (CARD), Marvi Rural Development Organization (MRDO), DevCon- An association for Rural Development, Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRPO) and Indus Craft Foundation, and donors were Citizen Voice- USAID, Gender Equity Progarmme (GEP)- USAID,The Norwegian Human Rights Fund (NHRF) and Save the Children. Situational Analysis, Baseline Survey and Budget Tracking were the sub themes of the Research. Excel built the capacity of the clients by engaging their staff in research activities.
Programme Development: Excel in Development has also supported 06 organizations in Programme Development such as Saath Development Society, Mehran Education Society (MES), Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP), Karwan Development Foundation Islamabad and Sindhi Doctors Association (UK) and Association for Water Applied Education & Renewable Energy- AWARE. The tool of programme development was Strategic planning as well as Reserch based Programme Development.
Trainings: Excel in Development has joined hands with Pakistan Fisher Folk, Shadab Rural Development Organization (SRDO) and Asghria Education Society and Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) for capacity building of their communities as well as staff. EID successfully piloted local skills training model in District Thatto Sindh which was highly appreciated by the client as well as participants. The themes of training were Micro Finance, Advocacy and Watch, and Technical Trainings.01 Advocacy kit, and 06 training manuals were developed in Sindhi language. 120 participants were trained in technical skills, 25 in Advocacy Skills and 20 participants in Micro Finance.
Fund raising: Supporting in fund raising is challenging task, which is achieved for 08 organizations with worth of Rs 60 million because of dedication and commitment of the Excel team. This year, company has also maintained its success rate in proposal writing with the belief, “We write for win”.
Documentation: Excel supported Thardeep Rural Development (TRDP) in development of Annual Report 2012-2013 as well as Save the Children for documenting Rules of business of School Management Committees in the context of Act of Right to Education and STEP for conference reporting .
Over all 17 organizations were supported in institution building. Following is fact sheet of which 08 are strategic clients of the Excel in Development.
Location Company Name Description Sindh Marvi Rural Development organization (MRDO) Funded by DIFD/ DAI KAP Study on interfaith harmony in District Ghotki and Sukkur Sindh Civil Society Support Programme(CSSP)/ under Citizen Voice USAID Baseline line Survey on Youth Empowering the Voice of New Generation (EVNG) in 10 districts of Sindh Sindh PAHEL Pakistan funded by Citizen Voice USAID
Baseline Survey Raising Voice against Mal-Administration and Redress of Grievances in District Shikarpur and Sukkur Sindh Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRPO) funded by Norwegian Human Rights Fund (NHRF) Study on Forced conversion and Forced marriages in District Mirpur Khas Sindh Indus Craft Foundation Study on livelihood needs of Mentally Retarded People in Karachi Islamabad DevCon- An Association for Rural Development- Funded by Save the Children Budget Analysis in context of Child Rights in Sindh Balouchistan Costal Association For Research and Development (CARD) Funded by Gender Equity Programme USAID Situational Analysis of women workers in Hub District Lasbella Sindh Association for Water Applied Education & Renewable Energy- AWARE. Programme Development for Umar Kot. Sindh Saath Development Society Programme Development For Noshehro Feroz Sindh Mehran Education Society (MES) Programme Development For Khairpur Islamabad Sindhi Doctors Assocition (UK) Programme Development For Sindh Sindh Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) Funded by ILM IDEA Advocacy tool kit Development and Training of Education Watch Committees in District Matiari and Tando Muhammad Khan Islamabad HANDS funded by UKAID Development of Wash Strategy For North Sindh Flood affected Districts Sindh Thardeep Rural Development Programme Annual Report 2013 Islamabad Save the Children Reframing Rules of School Management Committee of Sindh in context of Right to Education Islamabad Special Talent Exchange Programme (STEP) Reporting of South Asia Conference on Inclusive Development and Strategic Planning workshop Islamabad Karwan Development Foundation (KDF) Funded by Denmark Muslim Strategic Plan for 2015-2017) Sindh Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) Strategic Plan (2015-2018) Sindh Shadab Rural Development Organization (SRDO)- Funded by Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) Training on Risk Management and Micro Finance for Credit officers at District Sanghar Sindh Asghria Education Society Training on Principals for School Management Sindh Pakistan Fisher Folk Skills Training to communities at Jati District Thatto Islamabad Eight Organizations of Pakistan Successfully got Rs 60 million funding through supporting grant writing/ Proposal writing