35 men and women entrepreneurs from District Swat participated in “Islamabad Handicrafts and Women Entrepreneurs' exhibition held in Islamabad. The entrepreneurs from Swat displayed dried Red Persimmon, Black Persimmon, handmade jewelry and handicrafts. Besides enormous linkages development with a wide range of stakeholders, the entrepreneurs sold products of worth 221,000 PKR during the exhibition. The entrepreneurs are being trained under the Government of Australia funded GEF project and EU funded PEACE project. The exhibition was organized by Islamabad Chamber of commerce.
Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan, the founder of RSP movement in Pakistan, visited Local Support Organizations (LSOs) in Nowshera and Charsadda Districts and met Community Investment Funds members, Entrepreneurs and Value Chain members. He described what he saw as an excellent example of women empowerment and poverty alleviation. He was accompanied by Chairperson SRSP Mrs Munawar Humayun Khan and CEO SRSP Masood Ul Mulk along with others.