Kachhi Community Development Association 
Introduction  
The Kachhi Community Development Association (KCDA) is situated in Lower Sindh south of Pakistan, a less developed area then the Punjab province. The KCDA is half a kilometer away from the town of Rattanabad, and about 5 kilometers outside Mirpurkhas. The organization has a team of 26 dedicated and experienced staff and many volunteers.  
KCDA has been working for the Kachhi community for last the10 years and has developed trust and strong relations with the Kachhi tribe in Sindh. KCDA is registered under Societies Act 1860(Reg. No: 4153). The Organization’s Programme exists in Mirpurkhas, Tando Allahyar, and Hyderabad and Sanghar districts of Sindh.  
 
The organization is working in the following areas to join hands with the development community for the world to be better place to live.  
1. Education  
2. Kachhi Literature & Translation project  
3. Human Rights & Advocacy  
4. Health Awareness Program  
5. Women Self Help Group  
6. Anti-Corruption Training Programme  
7. Capacity Building  
 
KCDA Vision: A confident, self-organized & united Kachhi community in Sindh  
KCDA Mission: Empowering the Kachhi community through awareness raising education & leadership training in Sindh.  
 
KCDA Core Values:-  
o Co-operative effort  
o Service to all regardless of religion  
o Community-based development  
o Value of one’s Mother Tongue and culture 

Updates

The teacher’s training was organized in November, 2016. The training was conducted for grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. Ten teachers participated.

The teacher’s exposure visit was organized in 2016 and visited St. John High School, Mirpurkhas.

The annual SMC Meeting was held on 12th and 13th December, 2016.

The community Exposure Visit was held in December 2016 and visited Child Protection Unit & Labour Development Department Mirpurkhas.

The health team conducted 17 field visits in 26 villages from October to December 2016.

The SHG team visited 20 villages to get reports and conduct meetings with female SHG groups.

Two days of training was organized for SHG members on 12th and 13th December, 2016. 25 SHG members attended the training.

The advocacy department selected four couples as animators. KCDA organized the training to build their capacity as social mobilizer and were given the task to identify new Kachhi villages.

Five theatre performances were held in last quarter (October- December 2016) . The theme of the performance were “Early child marriages and Girls Education”.

On 19th October, 2016, the inauguration ceremony of the anti-corruption manual version 3 was held at SSEWA-Pak in Rattanabad Mirpurkhas.

KCDA celebrated the Universal Anti-Corruption Week (6th to 10th December 2016) with the collaboration of Anti-Corruption Establishment Department Mirpurkhas & District Govt of Mirpurkhas. The week had different activities(Awareness Raising Campaign via Radio FM Messages ,Awareness Raising Campaign via Hanging Banners in city and official buildings and Celebration with school students)