Around 40 women entrepreneurs were taken on an exposure visit to local markets of District Swat. These women entrepreneurs had received skills training in artificial jewelry making and have been organized in a Value Chain group. The purpose is to build linkages with input supplier, buyer, wholesalers and business development service providers. The event was organized by SRSP under the Government of Australia funded Gender Equity Fund (GEF) project.
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.