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Suspension Bridge Constructed

A dream finally came true for the community of Storikhel area of Khyber District; when it’s first ever suspension bridge was completed by SRSP. The bridge will benefit over 3,000 households extending in both Khyber and Orakzai districts. This will not only facilitate faster movement and ease out inconvenience for the people but will also ensure access to services and consumer goods on daily basis. The inaugural ceremony was attended by Member National Assembly Mr. Muhammad Iqbal Afridi, Deputy Commission Khyber District, representatives of local formation, officials of SRSP and scores of community elders. The total cost of the bridge is PKR 8.9 million which is funded by the Government of Germany through Kfw to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in newly merged districts of KP.
At the end of the ceremony Deputy Commissioner Khyber chaired a “Khuli Kachehri” (open court) for the people of Storikhel and addressed their issues.…
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Tribal Youth Employment Through Vocational Skills

Total of 93 youth from district Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai and North Waziristan attended 3 months vocational and employable skills trainings in different trades. SRSP’s Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) organized these certified (City and Guilds of London Institute) training courses under the five years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by KFW to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in FATA. 
Advisor to the Chief Minister KPK on Industries attended the closing ceremony. The honorable guest appreciated the facilities established at the training center and suggested to introduce advanced level courses for the upcoming CPEC interventions in KPK.
During the closing ceremony Participants were given the completion certificates and the tool kits for their respective trade.







25 participants on "Mazri Work" in Lower Orakzai, Tehsil of District Orakzai.

To create income generating opportunities for women in newly merged districts, SRSP organized a 30 days training of 25 participants on "Mazri Work" in Lower Orakzai, Tehsil of District Orakzai.
The objective of this training was to economically empower women and making them self-reliant through provision of livelihood enhancement initiative that will ensure the well-being of women and their families. These trainings will develop a sense of earning among the women by making mazri products and selling them in the nearby market. In the mean while SRSP worked on creating links with local shopkeepers to sell these products and in return financially benefit women belonging to destitute parts of Orakzai District. These community organizations will also organize women into groups to build their own capital through regular savings and get access to loans in times of need.
The training was conducted under “Aid to Uprooted People (AUP)” project which is funded by the Europ…

SRSP on model farming of Marigold in Bara, Tehsil of Khyber District.

Increasing demand of ornamental flowers such as Gladiolus, Petunia and Marigold. Primary focus is given on the cultivation techniques of these flowers that results in the production of high quality that can be sold in the local market and generate economic source of income. Recently 30 women participants completed a 5 days training organized by SRSP on model farming of Marigold in Bara, Tehsil of Khyber District. 
The objective of the training was to promote concept of floriculture, establishment of orchards and nurseries in these areas. This concept of floriculture will further enhance the commercial purpose of ornamental flowers, selling them in local and surrounding markets that can be a source of income for the women of rural areas.
The training was conducted under “Aid to Uprooted People (AUP)” project which is funded by the European Union, financed by KFW and implemented by SRSP to support the recently returned families of five newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtu…

Fruit and Forest Nursery Raising

49 community members from Orakzai and North Waziristan districts attended 7 days training on “Fruit and Forest Nursery Raising” in Agriculture Research Institute (ARI), Swat. The training was focused on nursery raising, plant health, plant propagation method, nursery management, registration and plant marketing. Certificates were distributed among successful participants and gifted 50 strawberry plants to the each participant on the completion. 
The training was conducted under “Aid to Uprooted People (AUP)” project which is funded by the European Union, financed by KFW and implemented by SRSP to support the recently returned families of five newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Under the afore-mentioned project, over 4,000 community members will be trained in different trades in the newly merged districts with an aim to enhance their socio-economic situation. 




Improving Skills And Creating Economic Opportunities

Rural women have always been standout in learning of modern tools and techniques to improve their skills and to get economic stability. More than 25 women participants completed 40 days skill training organized by SRSP on Tailoring & embroidery in Village Vadhan of Makeen Tehsil in South Waziristan. 
Tool kits (sewing machine, raw materials) along with certificates were distributed among the participants. The training was organized under a five years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by Kfw to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in newly merged districts of KP.






Providing HealthCare and Education to Isolated Communities in Kurram

Two Basic Health units (BHUs) and one school have been reconstructed by SRSP in Kurram district. The completed infrastructure schemes include renovation and expansion of two BHUs in village Kunj Ali Zai and Mali khel with the total cost of 13 million PKR, which will facilitate around 26,000 patients per year. In village Spina Shaga government primary school is completed with a total cost of 6.1 million PKR, which will facilitate 140 Students.
Besides local communities Deputy Commissioner, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kurram, Assistant Commissioner Upper Kurram, District Education Officer and District Surgeon Officer, attended the inaugural ceremony of completed infrastructure schemes. These schemes are completed by SRSP with the financial assistance of PATRIP Foundation (Government of Germany).