Given the scale of the problem, one organization can only do much. As we innovate and learn about what works and what doesn’t work, we use evidence to support the scale up for a writ large and sustainable impact through strategic partnerships and policy dialogue with the government. Our theory of change is a four-pronged approach including:
As we do implement our innovative program in community-based social healing, we want to learn about what works and what does not, how and why it works using rigorous research methodologies in order to generate evidence for effectiveness and devise strategies for scale up. The evidence will provide us foundations for our advocacy efforts and in positioning the organization in innovative methods of tackling trauma and common mental health disorders in traumatized societies.
Our overarching goals from which all priorities will derive during the above strategic period include:
GOAL 1: Expand program activities to additional 3 districts, reaching over 36,000 patients as we refine the community-based social healing model and prove its effectiveness
GOAL 2: Positioning organization to achieve scale up