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.
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.