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.
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.