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COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

SECTOR MANDATE

The sector is mandated to champion the cause of vulnerable groups namely; Women, Youth, Children, People with Disabilities, People living with HIV/AIDS and Older Persons by empowering them to participate in development related activities.

SECTOR PROFILE

Coordination office

Community Welfare/Dev’t

Probation & Social Welfare Office

Social Rehabilitation

Youth & Children Affairs

Gender & Culture

Labour and Industrial Relations

Women, Youth and PWDs councils

SECTOR OBJECTIVES

To promote positive cultural values, norms and practices in communities

 To expand social protection measures to reduce vulnerability and enhance the productivity of human resource

 To promote gender equality and women empowerment by ensuring equitable access to opportunities and participation in development processes

 To promote respect for human rights and dignity

 To ensure effective community mobilisation and participation in development initiatives

 To promote collaboration and networking between Public, Private and Civil society organisations sectors

SECTOR CORE FUNCTIONS

Community mobilisation and Empowerment 

Social protection 

Gender mainstreaming

Participatory Planning

Linkage and Networking