Some areas of DELTA’s development interventions, especially in community participatory projects are listed briefly below.

Assessment and Surveys: Projects include survey of earthquake-affected zones of Pakistan, where questionnaires regarding the work and needs of the people were surveyed from a random number of people and groups in different areas. Survey and Assessment for taboo subjects like Honour killing, violence against women, gender equality were completed in FATA and other regions of KPK. Assessment of Child institutions was conducted for Pakistan

Community Development: Established community centers in FATA Khyber and Mohmand agencies, Charsadda and Swabi districts of KPK. These centers are platforms for bringing people together to identify their problems and priorities and jointly mobilize resources for addressing development issues of their communities. Social organisation and mobilization interventions by establishing village and women’s organizations, through joint mobilization of resources for sustainable development through different sectoral activities underway.

Advocacy/ Women, Children and Human Rights:  Projects on countering Honour Killing, violence against women, disabled women in mental institutions, scavenging children, extra-judicial killings, institutionalized torture, legal aid, removing barriers to women’s participation in politics, governance and development, etc. are our core programmatic thrusts.

We have been promoting women’s rights for a number of years. Our press releases about our advocacy interventions have appeared regularly in the local dailies about discriminatory laws, police atrocities, low literacy rate of women, high mortality rates among women, lack of resources and facilities for women, right of women to marry without permission from Wali, and low decision-making power of women. We are invited to the Parliamentary Committee, Peshawar, at the Provincial Assembly Chambers of the Citizen Rights Forum for consultative moots.

Refugees & emergency situations:  Afghan refugees have been served through provision of relief items and advocacy during different emergency situations and through other programmes.

Education: DELTA is partner organization of Alpha Omega Institute, the only higher educational institute to implement degree programs in Development Studies, Media Studies & Communication. Also programs in Legal Studies and Medical & Allied Sciences are included. At the primary level community schools/ home based tuition centers, PTA, SMCs etc. in district Charsadda were established.

Health: DELTA, through its partner Alpha Omega has conducted several trainings in the field of Health Emergency in Large Population with GTZ, SCF-US and HSRU-GoKPK. It has been working through its CBOs in FATA in Mother & Child and Reproductive Health.

Environment & NRM:  Environmental issues, conservation and other issues in green and brown sectors including removing barriers to women’s participation in forestry development interventions, waste management, and NRM interventions under sustainable livelihoods programme undertaken.

Communication & Training:  Skills training, mass meetings, seminars and consultations have been provided to the community and to professional and para professional staff. Capacity enhancement programs in many sectors implemented.

Legal aid: DELTA has a panel of lawyers who provide legal aid to women on a regular basis. Our experience includes consolidation and drafting of the Forestry Rules & Regulations of KPK. 


DELTA prides itself for establishing strong links with the communities at grass root level, while carrying out community-based projects. Also it prides itself for the corps of volunteers it has on its roster. Almost all its operations have been made possible with finances or voluntary services provided by members.

DELTA, NGO with its partner organsiations, DELTACon and Alpha Omega Institute have conducted many activities:

  • Research Study On Countering Corruption And Improving Transparency And Accountability Mechanisms CVPA_ Asia Foundation / DELTA_Con,  Feb – June 2013

Research study conducted on countering corruption and improving transparency and accountability mechanisms. Review of existing international treaties, national /provincial laws, policies and rules for implementation, and on-going initiatives by government and NGOs concerning new laws on combating corruption. Analysed NAB Ordinance, Local Govt Act, KPK, Right to Information, Police Ordinance, and laws/ policies and measures for implementation of laws for education, health, public utilities and other sectors.

  • Review Of Laws On Prevention Of Violence Against Women (VAW) for GIZ Dec – Feb 2013

Review of laws conductedon prevention of violence against women (VAW) and their degree of implementation for GIZ’s Gender Reform component under its Governance Program. Conducted review of existing international treaties, national /provincial laws and on-going initiatives by government and NGOs concerning new laws on preventing VAW; analyses of policies and measures for implementation of laws on prevention of VAW; conducting consultations and workshops with key stakeholders and presentation of finding, for improving the present legal situation and the implementation of measures for the prevention of VAW in KP.

  • Political Economy and Conflict Analysis (PECA) for GIZ Programming under its Governance Program. April – July 2012

Study addressed (1) key structures and institutions that constitute the formal and informal rules of the game which constitute the context to GIZ programming on GBV and Women’s Protection; (2) stakeholders who act within these institutions; and (3) an action framework for change, which identifies the risks of conflict, and the opportunities and strategic options for GIZ within the political economy context of Pakistan and specifically of militarised conflict ridden areas of KP and FATA.

  • Assessment of District Task Force Groups and Implementing Partners of IOM for its Countering Human Trafficking Project Feb – Jan 2012

Results provided base for further support in this sector determining programmatic interventions and partners.

  • Assessment of District Task Force Groups and Implementing Partners of IOM for its Countering Human Trafficking Project Feb – Jan 2011

Results provided base for further support in this sector determining programmatic interventions and partners.

  • Assessment of Child Care Institutions of Pakistan, SCF (UK) National Commission for Child Welfare and Development June 2007 – Feb 2008

Research study for the assessment of ‘Care, Protection and Development of children in Institutional Care; Assessed Institutions providing child-care in 04 Provinces,  AJK, and FATA. Studied institutions including orphanages, borstals, drop-in centers and madrassahs.  Assessment undertaken of the standards of these institutions and recommendations for raising these standards to international levels under CRC provided.

  • Livelihoods Assessment in EQ area, Mansehra, World Vision USA 2006

Livelihoods assessment conducted for formulation of WV’s program under Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Phase. Impact of earthquake on population movement/ displacement, security, infrastructure, environmental degradation and hazards, and rehabilitation and reconstruction plans of other agencies was covered. PLAs were conducted to solicit information on physical, capital, natural, human and economic capital, and to determine actual and perceived needs of the earthquake-affected population. Input was provided on shelter, WASAN, education, health, food, NRM, skills, environment, vulnerability, gender, protection, community participation and on linkages with other agencies for synergistic coordination and effective implementation of program.

  • Workers Welfare Board, Ministry of Labour, Manpower and Industries, Govt. of KPK  2005 

Feasibility Study: Establishment of Nuclear Medical Center Technical assistance to Workers Welfare Board, Ministry of Labour, Manpower and Industries, Govt. of KPK, for preparing feasibility study/ concept report on Project Proposal for Establishment of Nuclear Medical Center, Bannu, with Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission as the implementing partner.

  • CIDA, Afghan Refugee Education Project 2004

AREP is a CIDA funded project for UNHCR’s IPs, namely Ockenden International, IRC and GTZ Befare organizations, with UNESCO as the coordinating agency, for achieving gender equity in their respective education programs.  Gender training was designed and imparted to management staff and master trainers of these organizations to teach them to conduct gender audits, to systemetise gender in their respective teacher training modules and to develop organisational planning and monitoring tools, for implementation of action plans developed with the participants.

  • Islamic Relief UK, Evaluation Mission 2004

European Union: Balochistan Drought Relief & Rehabilitation Project
Project funded by European Union Office of Humanitarian Relief and implemented by Islamic Relief UK.  Evaluation conducted through field visits conducted at drought stricken districts of Chaghi and Kharan, in Balochistan.  Assessed project components including relief activities of health inputs and food assistance, and rehabilitation interventions in sustainable livelihoods through agricultural and livestock restocking inputs.  Reviewed the structure, operations, management and programme of the project and findings presented to regional office, Quetta and Country office Islamabad

  • World Vision USA, 2004-5

Afghan Refugees Repatriation & Micro Enterprise Development Project Proposal Concept development for a project on repatriation and rehabilitation of Afghan Refugees.  Field work conducted in Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore in Pakistan and Kabul, in Afghanistan, to study repatriation and rehabilitation issues at both ends of the spectrum.  Several ethnic groups of AR studied and in different occupations like garbage collectors, Kuchis pastoralists, teachers, daily wage workers, etc.  Proposal developed around vocational skills training to be imparted to different groups in Pakistan, followed by MED to returnees in Kabul, and S and SE provinces of Afghanistan.

  • ADB, Barani Area Development Project : Gender Mainstreaming 2004

Technical assistance provided for gender mainstreaming input to the project. Gender analysis conducted at the institutional, organizational and community levels; gender sensitization and gender planning workshops conducted; GAD intervention menu prepared for dissemination; LFA reviewed and modified, and workplan formulated. Infrastructure, rural financial services, HRD, NRM and other programmatic interventions and project management.

  • ADB: Institutional Strengthening Project, GoPakistan, TA-2276-PAK
    Implementation of the National Conservation Strategy Project1996-97

Technical assistance provided to Asian Development Bank funded project for Govt of Pakistan for institutional strengthening of Environment Protection Agencies of Pakistan in four provinces.

  • ADB: Communication Project, Environmental Protection Agency, GoKPK,  1996

Technical assistance provided to EPA for its Asian Development Bank funded project, for drafting communication strategy for Environment Protection Agency of KPK through EDC.

  • AusAID: Environment Department Govt of Punjab, 1996

Technical assistance provided to Environment Department for the AusAID funded project of GoPunjab, for institutional transformation of Environmental Protection Agency Punjab into a full fledged Environment Dept.

  • Others:

Many other consultancy contracts undertaken, including management consultancies and conducting feasibility studies for commercial, production, industrial, and trading ventures, for the private sector.