Solidar Suisse, Pakistan first time acquired services of ACPL in 2015-16 for capacity building of parents of child laborers to enhance their income, quality of products and services. The first experience had been great due to very professional, committed and competent staff engaged by ACPL. Afterward ACPL won three more contracts of Solidar which include midterm impact assessment followed by staff capacity building on kitchen gardening, entrepreneurship and cooperatives and a final evaluation of a WASH project. The key strengths of ACPL which I have noticed are pool of competent human resource, promptness, quality reporting, flexibility in adjusting budget and empathy towards deprived communities. I highly recommend ACPL for capacity building initiatives.
Creativity and innovation is the core of team in Action Consulting. We worked on many innovative concepts including international award winning project "Gender Sensitive Labor Inspection Toolkit" with a national level pilot requested by ILO. The professionals in Action shows they not only have the ability to design innovative projects but a capacity to reollout them out at any level. My best wishes for the entire team of Action Consulting for their future endeavors.
LEF’s first interaction with Action was to design a livelihood project for the parents of working children in Lahore, which turned out to an exciting project with visible results. We found ACTION a very competent team with a sound grip on ground realities and demonstrating capabilities. ACTION has been very supportive to LEF for capacity building of projet staff and mentoring supporyt to parents of working children even after the consultancy contract was over. LEF is highly thankful to ACTION for being part of the project to counter child labour.”
Action Consulting is a well experienced, competent and professional organization. Quality research, assessments, surveys and capacity building is the hall mark of Action Consulting. Engaging them for any work is the value for money. Production of well designed, user friendly reports is a great skill of Action Consulting.
Shahzad Bukhari (of Action Consulting) was a pleasure to work with, and brought a fresh perspective and impressive depth of training experience to our work. Our team appreciated Shahzad's attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and understanding of our programmatic context.
Shahzad Bukhari (Executive Director, Action Consulting) has been working on various projects with Institute of Administrative Sciences, PU, Lahore, ranging from Career Counseling Sessions, seminars & conferences on gender mainstreaming and providing assistance in training of faculty and staff, whenever required. Being a trainee of five-days capacity building workshop on Career Counseling & Vocational Guidance, found him a highly energetic and focused professional.
His vast experience in development sector compelled us to have him on our adjunct faculty panel for third sector management courses. He has developed a great sense of ownership with our institute and it has always been a pleasure working with him in a team to achieve organizational objectives.