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.
SRSP has completed Two micro hydro power projects under
European Union funded PEACE Programme in union council Alpuri of District Shangla. These power houses benefit more than 370 households in both villages of
Bar Kalay and Kuz Kalay. Besides the local communities the inaugural
ceremony was attended by Commissioner Malakand Division. The Total cost
of the project is PKR: 5,416,506 in which EU share is PKR: 4,849,322 and
community share is PKR: 567,182.
Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, and
Ambassadors for European Union in Pakistan, Jean –Francois Cautain,
inaugurated Pre-Fabricated School building at Government High School
Hisara, enrolling 448 boys, in Khyber Agency under “Support to Returnees
and Their Communities in FATA” Project. The delegates also visited GGPS
Kalanga, which has an enrollment of 538 students. The project will improve 450 schools that will benefit 45,000 children in 4 agencies of FATA. .Beside
the local communities the event was attended by Additional Chief
Secretary FATA, Country Director UNDP, Deputy Country Representative
UNICEF, DG Directorate of Projects FATA, Secretary Education FATA,
Education Directorate FATA, Political Administration Khyber Agency, and
SRSP’s BoD and management.