Sindh Capacity Development Project


SCDP is a USAID three-year project that will support the sustainability of the Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP). This will be done by ensuring stronger governance and improved public accountability in the education sector through systems building and institutional strengthening of Program Management and Implementation Unit (PMIU) and School Education Department (SED). The work extends to all 7 Districts of Sindh Sukkur; Khairpur; Kashmore; Jacobabad, Larkana Qambar Shahdadkot and Dadu and 5 Towns of Karachi : Lyari, ,Kemari, Orangi, Bin Qasim and Gadap. It has been awarded to Deloitte Yousuf Adil Chartered Accountants (Deloitte) by USAID and commenced in August 2015. 

SCDP aims to:

  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of the (PMIU) to manage and implement SBEP in an effective and transparent manner;
  • Strengthen the effectiveness and impact of SBEP through the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan and further disseminate knowledge to guide the education sector's M&E programs and practices in Sindh;
  • Facilitate the systematic generation of knowledge on education challenges and innovative interventions and strategies to inform decision-makers for the improvement of education policies and programs in general and SBEP in particular;
  • Strengthen capacities, systems and policies of the School Education Department (SED) to improve the education services in conjunction with the education reforms in Sindh

Strategically the SCDP is focused on four concurrent work streams:

  • Capacity Building at individual, institutional and systems level;
  • Systems Strengthening through improved monitoring and evaluation and accountability
  • Policy Reforms through evidence based research and
  • Communicating Change through timely advocacy, key messages and program visibility

SCDP works with all SBEP Partners across multiple components

  • SED: Directorate of Monitoring & Evaluation; Directorate of Literacy & Non Formal Basic Education & PPP Node
  • PMIU
  • SRP
  • CMP
  • Halcrow Engineering