The power of M & E to bring about transformational change; The SRSP Story, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Sarhad Rural Support Programme Monitoring and Evaluation system is acknowledged and highlighted in recently published guide; Managing for Sustainable Development Impact (M4SDI) by Wageningen Center for Development Innovation, Netherlands. The guide, endorsed by Michael Quinn Patton, Patricia Rogers, Zenda Ofir and Oscar A. Garcia, incorporates insights and feedback of over 800 leading M & E practitioners from all around the world. The guide highlights SRSP efforts to use M4DSI approach in diverse setting and across sectors to transform the organization besides serving rural communities in most harsh and fragile environments.
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.