1.3.Training session for the volunteer students: 18
5.Data Collection 20
6.Cases followed up by the legal Advisor 22
Annex (A)April-JuneWork plan: 30
Annex (B)List of participants attended the awareness workshops 31
Annex (C)list of university students that have been recruited tobe part of the Team 48
The overall objective of the project is to streamlining the design and implementation of the land registration system in the project area in the Dura district. Therefore, the goal is associated with improving the design of the existing system through close work and cooperation with the relevant authorities and the community through; promoting the rights of women and vulnerable groups as well as maximizing the outreach to ensure an effective and transparent a systematic registration and providing improved registration services in the Project area.
Followings are the major activities that have been implemented in the month of May 2016.
The Community Awareness enhancement was significant for this month, since 17 workshops were held in the targeted areas with a total of 463 potential beneficiaries that attended the workshops. Among the participants 307 women attended the awareness workshops. This significant involvement in the awareness sessions by the community member is a result of involving the university students in such activities as an exit strategy tool of the project. Table (2) breakdown the participants.Two training workshops were held to recruit additional students volunteer who interested in land rights.
The coordination with the village committees is going to ensure their enhancement and stress on their role within their communities as well as strengthening their relation with the Settlement Office. On this note the legal advisor of the SFT is working with the village committee on local disputes to ensure solving land property dispute prior the SO intervention.Annex (C) shows the name of participants.
The data field collection from the blocks to help the Settlement Office field workers continue the work survey. The SFT team in cooperation with the SO and their field workers was able to collect data from 22 blocks that are illustrated in table (3).
The legal aid for the women and vulnerable groups is continued to provide legal assistants. 42legal advices were followed up during this month ensuring they met the legal recruitment for submitting claims or/and seeking legal advices on their rights. It is obvious that the SFT is able to maximize the outreach and ensure that the voice for the voiceless people is heard by visiting the Legal Help Desk Office.
As one of the social media for communication and maximizing the outreach, the Radio spots are ongoing and very effectiveto ensure maximizing the outreach. The SFT team played significant role in making the project visible to the local communities. Radio Spots: In order to maximizing the outreach and ensure a smooth exit strategy for the project, the SFT continued its contract with local media agency (Radio Lamasat) to publish 12 spots daily in different hours. An interview with head of the SO was held ON AIR on 22nd of May with the the SFT team had the opportunity to announce the role of the village committee members to public through the radio and how the public can be referred to them for solving disputes.
Distributing brochures: In order to maximizing the outreach and ensure access for justice for the marginalized beneficiaries. The messages of the project were passed through via field workers, workshops, field visits to the local councils, SFT Office and SO. A total of 500 brochures were distributed.
As another means of visualizing the project and maximizing the outreach, the SFT has distributed leaflets with the localities of the local communities during the workshop awareness, field visits, at the residential areas, Mosques, schools, and Groceries.
The SFT continue distributing the special leaflets about women rights in inheritance during all the awareness workshops and field visits. Besides such leaflets were distributed to at residential areas and groceries. The areas of distribution included; Al Koum/Mourak, Deir Samit, and Beit Awwa.