SRSP in partnership with PPAF has started Program for Poverty Reduction in Bajaur agency. Under the Education component, the program will increase enrollment and improve access to basic services at schools by extending financial and equipment support. Sixteen schools have been identified in close coordination with Political Administration and Education Department. Recently an event was organized to distribute cheques among members of village organizations (VO) to start the construction work in these schools. The event was attended by representatives of Local Support Organizations (LSOs), Political Administration, local elders and SRSP.
Three days training on Pakistan Approach to Total Sanitation (PATS) was organized for 30 elected members (18 male and 12 female) in District Buner under WASH PATs plus project. The objective of the training was to orient the participants on WASH policy framework at district level, provide low cost solutions regarding sanitation and water safety and to elaborate their role in open defecation free (ODF) declaration, verification, certification and sustainability check. Furthermore, their knowledge was enhanced on gender mainstreaming, equity, disaster risk reduction, climate change and environmental protection. The training was organized by SRSP in collaboration with Government of KPK and funded by UNICEF.