Under SRSP – GEF (Gender Equity Fund) project funded by the Government of Australia, a total of 40 women trained on modern tools & techniques “Drying of Vegetable and Fruits” at villages Tehlkar and Kuz Shonial of UC Shawar, District Swat. The five days training comprised of drying techniques of onion, tomato, spinach, ladies finger, red persimmon and peer. The same beneficiary women (40) have also been provided with tool kits. The objective is to keep vegetable and fruits safe from spoilage and sell them in the market for increase in income.
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.