TCD

TCD

About Us

Overview

Trust for Community Development (TCD) was founded in 1999 and became a CBO in 2006. Initially, its operations were expanded countrywide (TCD) based on the Social Welfare Act and were incorporated under the Companies Act of 1860 with a registration number (1216/2008).
We envision empowering community and encourage them to make decisions in all aspects of their lives. Youth Development, Social Justice, Gender Equality, Capacity Building, Poverty Alleviation, Rural Development, and Services to Remote Areas of the Country are all priorities, and the organization aspires to serve on a worldwide scale.

Vision

The world where everyone enjoys fundamental rights and human development to lead a life of dignity and honor without discrimination on the basis of creed, race, ethnicity, language, and gender.

Mission

Promote effective partnership among organizations and individuals through dialogues, exchange of views, resources and experiences sharing and efforts to strive for eradicating of discrimination practice against race, religion, languages, sets, and ethnicity.

Aims & Objectives

The organization’s goals and objectives are as follows.

Aims includes:

Poverty Eradication and People’s Empowerment, as well as free relief.

TCD’s key aims are stated below:

  • To strive toward the abolition of poverty and repression; to offer free assistance to the destitute.
  • To guarantee that health and education thrive, necessary infrastructure must be established.
  • Provide health services for mothers and children, and raise awareness among women about prenatal and postnatal care.
  • Raise awareness about health and reproductive health concerns.
  • To mainstream formal and informal education, as well as technically skilled male and female adolescents.
  • Working to keep the peace, avert conflict, and empower the community.
  • Encourage young people’s inventive thinking and raise their awareness of new issues and conflicts.
  • Creating a healthy atmosphere, fostering sports, and developing active individuals for society.
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TCD Experience

TCD has the potential to create community empowerment programmes that address important issues concerning the development of youth and communities. TCD collaborates with many community, organisation, and network groups to build capacity, ensure continuity, and function efficiently. TCD focuses on teaching management skills to recipient communities and has gained the trust of a wide number of stakeholders in the target region through a participatory approach.

Volunteers Contribution

Trust for Community Development has a large number of community volunteers and a youth network that are devoted to its mission. We have a lot of people that are willing to volunteer their time.

Operational activities

Trust for Community Development (TCD) works in Pakistan to promote empowerment, community development, and overall good transformation..

Assessment & Registration

Trust for community development (TCD) is working on empowerment , community development and complete positive change in Pakistan.

Selection of Target

Trust for community development has sound experience of assessment and registration of target. TCD has its own predefined assessment forms and tools to get target appropriate selection.

Planning

Trust for community development has sound experience of assessment and registration of target. TCD has its own predefined assessment forms and tools to get target appropriate selection.

Implementation

Implementation is the stage where all plans activities are put into action. Before the implementation of a project , the implementers (spearheaded by the project committee or executive) should identify their strength and weaknesses (internal forces) opportunities and threats (external forces).

 

The strength and opportunities are positive forces that should be exploited to efficiently implement a project. The weaknesses and threats are the hindrance that can be hamper project implementation. The implementer should ensure that they devise means of overcoming them.

Monitoring

Trust for community development (TCD) monitoring and evaluation system which support the project implementation. It their role helps to :-

  • Finish the project on time
  • Do the right things in the right order
  • Identify who will be responsible what activity and program
  • To determine when project implementation start

The implementer and planners have to agree on monitoring indicators. Monitoring indicators are quantitative and qualitative signs (criteria) for measuring or assessing the achievement of project activities and objectives. The indicators will show the extent to which the objectives of every activity have been achieved. Monitoring indicators should be explicit, pertinent and objectively verifiable.

Monitoring indicators are four types namely.

  • Input indicators:

Describe what goes on in the project (e.g. number of bricks brought on site and amount of money spent):

  • Output indicators:

Describe the project (e.g. number of classrooms built)

  • Outcome indicators:

Describe the project of the activity(e.g. member of public attending the school) and:

  • Impact indicators:

Measure change in conditions of the community (e.g. reduced illiteracy in the community.

Determining Gaps

During the monitoring and evaluation (TCD) authority determines the gaps and evaluation errors;

Re-Planning

During the project monitoring, if there is a gap of implementation in the system, (TCD) can re-plan its activities on the time and get the appropriates result.

Objectives

Through our monitoring and evaluation we seek to:

  • Influence project success
  • Collect practical lessons to guide futures project
  • Ensure sharing of experience and best practices

Criteria’s

We apply the following criteria when determining the level of monitoring required for a project.

  • Project complexity
  • Size of our contribution
  • Project duration
  • Experience with implementation by the partner

Monitoring Visits

  • Monitoring visits at field level are carried out by our monitoring and evaluation department 2~4

Time per week. The frequency depends on the project complexity, duration, financial size and our experience with implementation by the partner.

  • The proposed of the visits at field level is to obtain a firsthand impression of project achievement in relation to the project plan and to discuss progress and obstacles with the partner.
  • Focus is on learning best practices, sharing experience and find solutions in collaboration.
  • A report is prepared by the monitoring & evaluation department following each monitoring visit standard format under preparation.

Meeting with Partners

As a supplement to visits at fields, level regular meeting is held with project partners to discuss progress in implementation and obstacles encountered.

Narrative Reporting

Depending on the project duration the partner is required to submit the following reports:

Semi progress report(S). A 3~5 pages narrative documents focusing on implementation of activities, major achievement problems faced and the solution found and negative lessons learned from evaluation propose the following reports are sued on a case by case basis depending on project duration and complexity or mid-term evaluation. A report analyzing and describing project achievement presented against the plans outcome in the project document. It’s discussed initial lesson learned and the needs for possible adjustment of the project. The evaluation may be prepared by the partners or by parties external to the project evaluation. An evaluation carried out at the request of the trust for community development (TCD). Ex-post evaluation is conducted by parties external to the project.

Financial Reporting

The grant is gradually released to a project based on accomplishment of a set of milestone listed in the donor or project partner agreement.

all project are required to submit the following financial reporting to document the correct utilization of the grant:

Semi-annual cash flow reports detailing amount (S) received expenditure to date, as well as balance in the amount.

Final audited accounts for the project performed by external registered auditors.

Outcomes

Trust for community development TCD  get the project output, after all, processes, we have strong participation for project output.

SYSTEMS / POLICIES PLACE

  • Financial and accounting policy
  • Human’s resource policy
  • Documentation retention policy
  • Recruitment policy
  • Training and planning
  • Financial monitoring
  • Procurement policy
  • Monitoring & evaluation
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