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Honey Marketing and Value Addition

Recently an advanced training of "Honey Marketing and Value addition" under “Aid to Uprooted People” project was conducted in Peshawar. 27 honey bee farmers from District Khyber were trained on Wax Products, Pollen Collection, Royal Jelly Extraction, Packaging and Marketing. They also participated in National Exhibition organized by RSPN in Islamabad. The training was organized under “Aid to Uprooted People” project, which is funded by the European Union (EU) financed through KFW.

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Finance Minister KP & UNDP representative inaugurates Vocational Training

The representatives of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government and UNDP stressed the need for adopting innovative ways to address the issues of unemployment and lack of livelihood opportunities in the merged districts.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister of Finance and Planning Taimur Jhagra and resident representative of UNDP Ignacio Artaza were speaking at a ceremony to inaugurate vocational training for 500 youth from the merged districts of Khyber, North and South Waziristan.
The training is being organized at the Human Resource Centre of the Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) in Hayatabad. The six-month training is being funded by the USAID through UNDP in a project being implemented by the SRSP in the three districts.
The youth are being imparted training in different trades including solar panel, auto mechanic, motorcycle, refrigeration and air-condition repairing. The trainings are certified by the City and Guild London.

Special Advisor to PM on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection visits SRSP HRDC

Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection and Benazir Income Support Programme Chairperson visited SRSP’s Human Resource Development Centre, Peshawar. She held a dialogue with youth from the newly-merged districts of North Waziristan, South Waziristan and Khyber to discuss development issues and poverty alleviation, and youth’s participation in these efforts. Over 350 youth from the three tribal districts, who are undergoing six months vocational trainings at the SRSP’s Human Resource Development Centre, Peshawar attended the dialogue.

SRSP Helps Local communities in Orakzai by rehabilitating over 124 Irrigation channels

Local communities in Orakzai district rehabilitated over 124 Irrigation channels. These channels irrigate approximately 110.10 kanals of agriculture land which has enabled 4,500 farmers to revive their livelihood activities in the area. These schemes are rehabilitated under WFP livelihood project, implemented by SRSP.

Improvement Of Education Services in Arandu District Chitral

School furniture and necessary equipment have been distributed among 16 Government Schools that will benefit approximately 2,800 students (girls and boys) at Arandu region, district Chitral. The furniture and equipment have been handed over to the District Education Office (DEO) Chitral through proper ceremony, held at Arandu, participated by the Brigade Commander as Chief Guest while the District Education Officer (Male), District Education Officer (Female), Deputy District Education Officer (Female) Chitral, SRSP staff and local community also participated. The furniture and equipment were provided under the “Schools Improvement” project, which is funded by the Government of Germany through PATRIP Foundation, and implemented by SRSP

Distribution of "Dosti" Sports Kits.

In District Abbottabad SRSP formed District Mohallah Committees Education Task force under TACS British Council Programme for the Social Accountability of Stakeholders and Departments working for the improvement of social services delivery at local level. In this connection a meeting was arranged by forum and invited all the District Mohallah Committees members, LSOs and officials of Education department to share the roles and responsibilities of the forum. On this occasion, SRSP distributed the Dosti Sports Kits for retention of newly enrolled school children to the selected schools in the circle.

Safe Drinking Water Scheme Will Provide Relief to the Pat'Took village residences (SWD).

Safe Drinking Water Scheme Will Provide Relief to the Pat'Took village residences (SWD). “Our kids have to walk for hours to fetch clean water and now we look forward to sparkling water at our doorsteps”, said Abdullah Khan a local resident.
During the Cheques distribution ceremony the villagers received cheques for the construction of two drinking water supply schemes in Pat’took village of South Waziristan district. These schemes will supply clean drinking water to over 150 households in the village. These schemes will be completed with the total cost of PKR 4.39 million, which is funded by the European Union financed through KFW and implemented by SRSP