Hakí designs, implements, and evaluates international development projects for a range of international donors, utilizing our network of local NGO partners to ensure projects are community-driven and build capacity toward sustainability. All of our work incorporates a rights-based approach to development that places critical analysis on the reform of laws and policies and mechanisms for their implementation to ensure the rights of vulnerable populations and communities. Important issues covered by our work include:
Eliminating Injustice for Women. Establish legal assistance and counseling centers and community-based paralegal networks that help women to combat gender violance and ensure inheritance rights;
Strengthening Land and Resource Rights. Increase land tenure security through social tenure domain model community-level land rights mapping; Strengthen property rights for natural resources to improve management, conservation and mitigate climate change;
Building Civil Society Capacity to Improve Governance. Support civil society monitoring of public expenditures and service delivery; Strengthen civil society advocacy for land and property rights on behalf of farmers, informal sector workers, and other vulnerable populations;
Access to Justice and Customary Justice Reform. Assess and design national legal aid systems; Train customary justice leaders to prevent human rights violations at customary courts;
Building the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Environments. Provide mediation and community dispute resolution in post-conflict countries; Assist local civil society to conduct legal awareness campaigns that educate citizens on their rights and encourage greater civic engagement.
Our portfolio includes justice reform project evaluations, community land rights analysis, good governance, and institutional capacity-building for the United Nations, Norwegian government, U.S. Agency for International Development and other donors.