Around 7,000 people will get benefit from 7 community built infrastructure schemes includes five drinking water supply schemes (tubewell), one each irrigation channel and protection wall worth 12,756,112 PKR. Cheques were distributed among community representatives in Khyber Agency. Political Agent, community representatives, agency officials and SRSP were present on the occasion of cheque distribution. The event was organized under a four years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by KfW to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in FATA. The project is being implemented by SRSP with the support of FATA Secretariat. The project area is South Waziristan Agency, North Waziristan Agency, Orakzai Agency, Khyber Agency and Kurram Agency. The project has already been initiated recently in South Waziristan and Orakzai agencies.
50 young people, between 18 to 30 years of age, receive skills enhancement training in electrician and sanitary fitting courses. The group was selected from District Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera. The training was organized at SRSP’s Technical & Vocational Center in Peshawar, which offered a certified course from City & Guilds UK. Their team conducted post-training evaluation and certificates were distributed among the best performances. The initiative is funded by the Government of Australia under Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project.