Ms. Angela Kearney, Country Representative UNICEF along with Mr. Charles Nzuki CFO UNICEF KP & FATA paid a visit to North Waziristan Agency WASH Project implemented by SRSP with UNICEF support. The delegation met local communities and school students in village Banda (Tehsil Miran Shah) and village Mubarak Shahi (Tehsil Mir Ali). They also observed WASH infrastructure such as Twin Latrines and Hand Washing Stations in schools. Apart from that they had held a meeting with Stakeholders.
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.