- MCLD-Asia: PEKKA and NSP
Started in 2001 as a small component of a large World Bank funded program, discover how PEKKA (Women Headed Family Empowerment) became a nationwide Movement for women’s empowerment and change. Nani Zulminarni, the Founder and Chair of PEKKA Foundation shared the story of how change happens and how women lead!
The National Solidarity Program (NSP) in Afghanistan, which transitioned into the Citizen’s Charter, is one of the biggest and most successful examples of community-driven development at scale. Khyber Farahi, former Senior Advisor to the President of Afghanistan and Operations Director for NSP explained how an effective partnership between the government, communities and NGOs can usher in development even in fractured communities.
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