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Showing posts from July, 2017

Connecting People through sports at Orakzai Agency

You can see all these people celebrating through “balbala” (a traditional dance); Its been years since we have danced to this music. I pray that these smiles prevail on the faces of the young men through activities like this.” Said Aashiq Ali, A volleyball team representative. 18 tribes of Orkzai agency were united through a volleyball tournament in which 8 volleyball teams participated. The event was aimed to share Orakzai Agency’s favorite pastime, Volleyball, with the c risis affected and marginalized communities. This was the first time in past two decades that not a single tribe or sect was excluded from a public event. Providing an opportunity for social cohesion and peace building, SRSP has organized the event under the project “Supporting Returnees and their Communities in FATA” funded by UNDP

Bringing uninterrupted Electricity To Shangla

Communities in far flung areas of District Shangla now have access to uninterrupted electricity supply. In village Kuz Paw a 30 KW Micro Hydro Power (MHP) station has been recently completed by SRSP, funded by EU under PEACE programme. The power house will provide low cost, uninterrupted and environment friendly energy to over 80 households.

Improving Agriculture Production in North Waziristan Agency

To add value to the local production of Dates and Grapes, SRSP has trained over 180 farmers in Tehsil Miranshah and Mir Ali of North Waziristan Agency. The participants attend two days training session on Dates and Grapes production and marketing. The purpose is to improve practices and techniques to increase the production of these crops. The training was organized under a four years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by KfW to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in FATA.