Resident Coordinator of UN along with Country Director UNDP, Head of UNOCHA Sub-Office Peshawar, Head of UNDSS Pakistan, Assistant Political Agent South Waziristan Agency and Officials of Pak Army paid visit to South Waziristan Agency (SWA). The mission met with Talimi Islahi Jirga of Government Middle School Siplatoi and local communities. The school was rehabilitated by SRSP, under the FATA recovery programme, funded by UNPD. Around 300 students have been enrolled after the school rehabilitated. The project covered another 19 schools in phase 1, in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan. The mission appreciated the involvement of local communities in the implementation of the project.
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.