June 2011: CIDA Awards Contract to CDM with Services from Cowater to Rebuild Schools in Pakistan

Cowater International recently signed a contract with CDM (United States) to provide support on a CIDA-funded project to rebuild earthquake-devastated schools in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Northern Pakistan. As part of this, Cowater will lead the social mobilization activities to ensure the involvement of the local communities, and the implementation of participatory development and community mobilization principles. A key aspect of the project will be to facilitate the development of a project environment that promotes broad participation, greater social cohesion, good governance, gender equality, and community-led sustainable development. Cowater was selected by CDM based the firm’s long history and excellent reputation in Pakistan.