JAMAN SHAH, LADHANA AND LAYYAH THAL JHANDI (DISTRICT LAYYAH)
The Community Livelihood Fund is being supported under the Livelihood Enhancement and Protection project for the three Union Councils namely Jaman Shah, Ladahana and Layyah Thal Jhandi. In the first phase of the project the livelihood assets has been transferred to the marginalized communities to enhance their livelihood. After a period of two years it has been seen from the impact assessment report that assests and income has been increased up to certain level but now they need financial resources to uplift their income level from one level to another level.
Community livelihood Fund started with the support of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund under LEP project. Under this project microfinance facility is provided to the clients through the Local Support Organizations in the selected three Union Councils. The project started in the month of January 2014 and successfully completed over the period of 6 months and ended on 30th June, 2014.
Under this project total number of……… (male….. and female ………) provided the micro credit facility in the sectors of enterprise, livestock and agriculture. The Local Support Organizations under the umbrella of Awami Development Organization is now turning into Non-banking financial institutions with 70% operational self-sufficiency. The impact that the successful implementation of a programme to expand the range of financial products available for development is substantial. Lending for enterprise development, livestock and agriculture is already a major part of the local support organization that expands it, reduces the risk associated with lending to it, or provides the poor with the ability to engage in enterprises that provide better financial returns, will have a substantial impact on poverty alleviation. It is also hoped that the successful implementation of this initiative would assist PPAF to pilot similar initiatives to identify opportunities in other sectors.