Global Citizens Corps-Pakistan [Mercy Corps/Reach out to Asia]
Global Citizen Corps (GCC) is working to create a world-wide movement of young leaders who are able to serve as partners in building secure, just, and productive communities. GCC has four specific objectives: a) Facilitate personal development, knowledge acquisition and skills-building to enable young people to realize their full potential as active global citizens. b) Develop empathy and understanding across communities, countries and cultures. C) Support youth to take informed and meaningful actions on local and global issues. and, d) Create a collaborative and continuous learning community using innovative technology and in-person engagement.
GCC engaged young people through a three-tiered process of training, dialogue, and action-taking, Impacting, more than 500 youth in 2 districts of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Swat and Quetta) received extensive training as core GCC leaders and another 18888 youth received elements of GCC training. More than 70,000 people were engaged in over 120 youth-led action projects and millions more were reached through the media. GCC leaders also raised 2 million KPR in support of humanitarian and development activities.
- Location: Swat & Quetta
- Duration: 2 Years
- Partner Organization: Mercy Corps
- No of beneficieries: 70000
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