People's Poverty Reduction Program

  • Govenment of Sindh/P&DD
  • Sindh Rural Support organization(SRSO)

Community Physical Infrastructure

Community Physical Infrastructures (CPIs) are development infrastructure projects which are carried out with the help of organised communities. These are projects such as installation of hand-pumps, maintenance of small local roads, etc. The labour used for the construction of the CPI will be sourced from extremely and chronically poor households of the village, with market-based wages being provided. As a result, these CPIs will not only improve the village, but will also provide much-needed employment for extremely poor and chronically poor households.

These infrastructures will be managed, built and maintained over time by the communities, who will also form community savings systems.

Low Cost Houses

Undertake low cost houses construction in the PPRP in 6 districts by providing required technical and material support up to Rs. 110,000 to homeless families in 0-11 category who have not been able to re-construct their houses from any other sources. The house will comprise of one/ two rooms, one veranda, one small kitchen and one toilet / bathroom.

Total 10, 000 low cost houses will be provided to selected communities as a grant for the beneficiary (having PSC score 0-23) in Expansion of PPRP in Sukkur and Ghotki districts with the cost of 125,000 PKR including allied facilities.


Village Improvement Program (VIP)

The Village Improvement Program (VIP) aims to improve the quality of life in rural communities by providing basic facilities which will comprise of WASH, sanitation facilities, drainage, street pavements, link roads, retaining walls , culverts, bridges , community manages irrigation channels, flood protection arrangements, renewable energy(Solar lights system) and repair of health and education facility and anyother such need identified and prioritized by Communities. This intervention will be carried out in villages having 100 houses and do have the potential to grow into rural growth centers.

VIP will be identified, built and managed by communities themselves. These projects will generate employement opportunities and be sustainable because of the sense of ownership that communities will develop during the process. VIP will also built the capacities of communities for collective management and leadership.