SRSP with the collaboration of PPAF through its Italian Govt. funded program, Programme for Poverty Reduction (PPR) launched an opening ceremony of district level cricket tournament to promote peace, tolerance and harmony within the communities at Bajaur Sports Complex, Bajaur Agency.The distinguished guests at the event were, Assistant Political Agent Nawagai Mr. Tariq Ullah while Lt Col: Muhammad Tahir Kaim Khani (wing commander 146 Chitral scouts), Lt Col: Hamid Mehmood, Mr. Fazal Akbar Agency Sports Manager, Mr. Muhammad Ismail President Bajaur Cricket Association, SRSP team, community organization leadership and youths of Bajaur Agency.During this event sports kits were also distributed among the seventeen cricket clubs. These clubs were nominated prior to the event by community organization through resolutions in CO/VOs meetings.
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.