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Australian High Commission Visit to WEEMD Project Area

Representative of Australian High commission Mr. David (First Secretary Development), Ms. Hannah Birks (Second Secretary Development) along with Mr. Shoaib Tayyab (Senior Program Manager Economic Growth & Trade) visited Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project sites in district Nowshera. They met with women community members and had discussions on their activities.   WEEMD project is funded by the Government of Australia and implemented by SRSP in three districts of KP. The initiative builds around social mobilization approach and has strong components on Community Investment Fund, Value Chains, Technical and Vocational trainings and Adult literacy centers.







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World Food Programme Visit to SRSP FATA Projects

WFP Delegation visited Pakistan to oversee development programs financed by World Food Programme (WFP) in KP and FATA. The delegation first visited Bara, Khyber Agency where SRSP is implementing (Cash for Work) project. The delegation met with community activists. They also visited community established Nursery, orchard and kitchen garden. Important stakeholders included Executive Director - WFP, Regional Director, Bangkok, Chairperson BISP, Country Director – WFP Pakistan, Deputy Country Director – WFP Pakistan, Political Agent Khyber Agency, Directorate of Agriculture FATA, and SRSP management. 







Towards a Greener Future

65,000 plants were voluntarily purchased by community members while 35,000 plants were donated by Nurseries owners established by SRSP under WFP funded CFW project, in tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency. The purpose of the campaign was to make the environment clean by planting more trees and to fight the global climate changes. Besides communities Political Agent Khyber, Assistant Political Agent Tehsil Bara, Divisional Forest Officer FATA, Program Coordinator WFP, Agency Planning Officer and SRSP Staff participated in the campaign. The interventions of WFP under Cash-For-Work project started reviving the livelihoods of the Bara locals. The Project provided the initial ignition to the economy of Tehsil Bara. During the period, WFP has disbursed an amount of more than PKR 840 million/- to the community. The project has enabled the community to clear 900 irrigation channels (1000 Km long). 





39 Schools to be rehabilitated under DFID

Financial assistance from DFID improves school facilities in 379 schools of district Nowshera, Buner, Haripur, D.I Khan and Laki Marwat. The project will complete rehabilitation and minor repair work during 6 months in these schools. Inauguration ceremony of Government Girls Primary school Dheri Sikandarpur was held in Haripur attended by DFID and Government representatives.
The project is implemented by SRSP.








Remote Chitral Arandu Valley gets access to social services

Arandu valley in Chitral, situated at the Pak-Afghan border celebrated the ground breaking ceremony of Rehabilitation work in 16 schools, construction of 16Km link road and a Business Centre projects being implemented by SRSP with assistance of PATRIP Foundation, supported by the Government of Germany. The projects will built-up innovative developments for the people living on the border areas. The event was attended by Major General Amir Ali Awan GOC 17 Division, Commandant Chitral Scouts, Assistant Commissioner Chitral, District Education Officer (Female) Chitral, Hundreds of Community and Civil Society members at Domel Nisar fort Chitral.










International Women Day Celebration

UNDP and SRSP celebrated the resilience and endurance of women from KP and FATA on the International Women's Day. The event included representation of women from FATA and different walks of life who came together to reiterate their commitment to improving women's lives.
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Resilience of Tribal People Admirable (Shoaib Sultan Khan)

Chairman RSP Network Shoaib Sultan Khan, Chairperson BOD SRSP and management visited Kurram and Khyber agency to meet local communities and see some of the ongoing interventions under various projects implemented by SRSP in FATA. During the visit they attended Network (LSO) oath taking ceremony and saw community managed schemes. Political Administration Kurram and Khyber Agency participated in the events. SRSP would like to thank all partners and the government of Pakistan particularly the political administration and the local formations for their support in our endeavors to help FATA citizen in rebuilding their lives.