Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) with financial support of the Government of Australia (DFAT) established 18 Adult Literacy Centers (ALCs) in three districts of KP that is, Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera. So far, 360 rural women have been enrolled in the centers. These centers offers certified course in basic literacy, numeracy, and functional skills to women of the age 15 to 55. The centers are run and managed by women community organisations. 18 local women have been trained as teachers.
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.