Skip to main content

The government of Australia funded GEF project

Amina bibi, now 27 years old, got married to a disabled person at the age of 14. Soon after marriage she started contributing in earning livelihoods through laboring on weaving. Doctors suggested surgery for her husband, but unfortunately it did not help and he went out of work. The entire burden fell on Amina bibi’s shoulders. 
The government of Australia funded GEF project, provided SRSP the opportunity to help Amina change her situation. Her community organization in village Islampur (Swat), nominated her to receive support under the Community Investment Fund (CIF) component. With this she set up an enterprise.
She received training in shawal making, product enhancement, and enterprise development for sustainable means of livelihoods.
She also had opportunity to display her work in national level events which earned her around 50,000 PKR. It also enabled her to network with retailers from different areas.
Amina shares, “I am now more confident than before as I can see respect and trust for myself in the eyes of my children and family”. 







Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Three days training on Pakistan Approach to Total Sanitation PATS

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.

World Food Programme Visit to SRSP FATA Projects

WFP Delegation visited Pakistan to oversee development programs financed by World Food Programme (WFP) in KP and FATA. The delegation first visited Bara, Khyber Agency where SRSP is implementing (Cash for Work) project. The delegation met with community activists. They also visited community established Nursery, orchard and kitchen garden. Important stakeholders included Executive Director - WFP, Regional Director, Bangkok, Chairperson BISP, Country Director – WFP Pakistan, Deputy Country Director – WFP Pakistan, Political Agent Khyber Agency, Directorate of Agriculture FATA, and SRSP management. 







Microhydro Projects in District Shangla

SRSP has completed Two micro hydro power projects under European Union funded PEACE Programme in union council Alpuri of District Shangla.  These power houses benefit more than 370 households in both villages of Bar Kalay and Kuz Kalay. Besides the local communities the inaugural ceremony was attended by Commissioner Malakand Division. The Total cost of the project is PKR: 5,416,506 in which EU share is PKR: 4,849,322 and community share is PKR: 567,182.

Click here For More Details on our PEACE Project