TEST-O believes that Civic education is essential in a democratic state on one hand to aware people of their rights and claims for them and on the other hand to make the related authorities to be more accountable. In addition, Afghanistan is affected by decades of war which resulted in different types of conflict at all levels of society, so there is a need for awareness raising in conflict resolution and peace building. In the mentioned aspect, TEST-O has done the following.
- In 2015 TEST-O implemented Women Empowerment and Youth Activism program in Nangarhar province. The project was funded by Counterpart. During the project 600 female was trained in advocacy, management, and leadership, gender, and M&E. Also 24 female networks were established during the project lifespan.
- In 2015 TEST-O implemented financial management project, in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces, funded by Creative under the AWDP program. During the project, 280 youth (74 females and 206 males) were trained, and out of this number 64 youth were placed in proper jobs.
- Civic Education with Focus on Electoral Participation in (Ghazni, Paktika, Paktiya, and Khost Province during 2013-1014. The project was funded by AWN, during which 4000 females got election cards, 960 females trained in Civic Education, and in four Campaigns more than 600 females participated, and in the first and second rounds of observation 212 female observers and public male and female awareness raised in electoral participation.
- Support for Local Government in Uruzgan Province (SLGU) was another project implemented by TESTO in 2013. The project was funded by GIZ/Aus AID, during which 300 people from different directorates of Uruzgan Province wore trained.
- Support for Local Government in Uruzgan Province (SLGU) was another project implemented by TEST-O in 2013. The project was funded by GIZ/Aus AID, during which 300 people from different directorates of Uruzgan Province wore trained.