An Afghan delegation of Rural Development officials paid a three days visit to Swat to familiarize themselves with social enterprise activities carried out under EU funded PEACE project and Australian funded GEF project implemented by SRSP. They visited micro hydro units, value chain and local support organisations etc. They were impressed by the response of the project to working in a difficult environment, and said that they carried back very good lessons to apply in their country. They were particular grateful for the hospitality of the government of Pakistan and people of the area.
Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan, the founder of RSP movement in Pakistan, visited Local Support Organizations (LSOs) in Nowshera and Charsadda Districts and met Community Investment Funds members, Entrepreneurs and Value Chain members. He described what he saw as an excellent example of women empowerment and poverty alleviation. He was accompanied by Chairperson SRSP Mrs Munawar Humayun Khan and CEO SRSP Masood Ul Mulk along with others.