Women engage in small scale enterprises such as making bedsheets, quilts, pillows, crochet dresses for children, hand embroidered dress and shawls etc. A 3 day event “Family Gala” was organized by the District Administration Nowshera and SRSP to showcase the products of these skilled women. 3 stalls were put-up by women entrepreneurs, who were trained in the Women Business Centres under the Government of Australia funded WEEMD Project. Deputy Commissioner, Minister for Excise and Taxation, potential buyers and local community visited the stalls.
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.