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.
50 young people, between 18 to 30 years of age, receive skills enhancement training in electrician and sanitary fitting courses. The group was selected from District Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera. The training was organized at SRSP’s Technical & Vocational Center in Peshawar, which offered a certified course from City & Guilds UK. Their team conducted post-training evaluation and certificates were distributed among the best performances. The initiative is funded by the Government of Australia under Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project.