PEACH Project


Caritas Pakistan officially launched PEACH project, Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Caritas Pakistan along with Executive Director, Executive Secretaries, National office and diocesan staff participated.
The ceremony was held on 22nd July, 2016 at Renewal center Youhanabad, Lahore. His Excellency Rt. Rev. Archbishop Joseph Coutts (Archdiocese of Karachi and Chairman of Caritas Pakistan) accompanied by Rt. Rev. Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw (Archdiocese of Lahore and deputy chairman of Caritas) and Rt. Rev. bishop Benny Mario Travas (Bishop of dioceses of Multan). Mr. Amjad Gulzar Executive director Caritas Pakistan and all the Executive secretaries attended the ceremony.

  1. Duration of the project: April 01, 2016 to March 2018
  1. Total Budget: 83,000 Euro
  1. Funded By: European Union (EU) Volunteer Aid Fund
  1. Partners in Consortium: Total 10 partners in consortium

Caritas Austria, Caritas Asia, Caritas Czech Republic, Caritas Romania                      Caritas Bangladesh, Caritas India, Caritas Myanmar, Caritas Nepal, Caritas Philippines and Caritas Pakistan

  1. Objectives
  1. To Strengthen organizational and technical capacities of Caritas organizations and their networks in 6 countries in Asia in order to increase their effectiveness and efficiency in working for community resilience and preventing human, economic or environmental losses during disaster
  2. The funding from this project will enable the partner organizations to enhance their ability to respond to a growing number of disaster in the Asian Region while improving their own systems in emergency situations and exploring volunteering opportunities in disaster response.
  1. PEACH Project Work Plan
S. NoEventNational Events /No of ParticipantsLocation
1Official Launching in PakistanJuly 22, 201617 Renewal Center, Lahore
2Training on humanitarian principles and CI emergency tool kitDec 11-13, 201635Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
3Training on volunteer managementJun 28 – Jul 01, 201729Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
4Midterm reviewJuly 25, 201723Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
5Training on Cash Transfer Programming in Humanitarian ActionSep 13-15, 201726Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
6PEER Exchange visit to NepalSep 17-20, 20174Earthquake Affected areas of Nepal
7Hosting PEER Exchange visit (Caritas Myanmar & Nepal)October 20176Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
8Volunteer Management system at national levelJanuary 2018 Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
9Training National humanitarian response mechanismNovember 2017 Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat
10Lessons learned and Future Planning workshopFeb-18 Caritas Pakistan National Secretariat

PEACH Introduction