More than 150 women attended one day workshop on ‘Micro Finance Institutions Linkages’ in District Charsadda and Nowshera under the Government of Australia funded Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project. The activity was organized to explore private sector linkages for low-income women entrepreneurs. Women community based organizations will now be facilitated in realizing effective partnerships.
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.