success story of Kunduz DDA
District Development Assemblies (DDAs) minimizing the gap between communities, district and provincial authorities (Kunduz)
District Development Assemblies (DDAs) are the local development institutions which are playing a very dynamic role in the development process of rural life. The DDA of Ali Abad district implemented 75 developmental and infrastructure projects with worth of $ 2,784,000 USD in 69 rural areas.
These projects provided batter living facilities to rural people and by the implementation of these projects the DDA provided job opportunities for unemployed residents. And meanwhile the DDA were able to solve many conflicts in the district and prevent criminal activities in the area.
Drugs addiction and other social problems decreased because youth energy was used on working and developmental issues and thus all the positive outputs were the benefits of DDA in this district.
Haji Abdul Rahim Khan, the Community Development Council (CDC) chief of Kuram Kuli village said“this village has 281 families, the CDC is having 8 male and 7 female members, we have two projects that each of the project cost one million Afghani. The first project is the Gabion weaving, in which 40 female were working and learn the skills of gabion weaving.”
Gul Paida,a female
The DDA of Ali Abad district was established in 2011by National Area Based Development Program (NABDP/MRRD) which is working in the implementation and monitoring of developmental projects in their district, and also they are working in the area of conflicts resolution, strengthening of local government and other issues.