SRSP in collaboration with District Admiration District Charsadda observed National Disaster Day on 8th October 2017. The purpose of the effort is to educate the general public how to reduce the effects of natural disasters and save people, and to motivate volunteerism in rescue operations during any disaster in the area. The volunteers of civil defense also demonstrated a demo rescue operation. The operation was observed by a large gathering including Assistant Commissioner/DDMO Charsadda, government officials, general public, media and SRSP. The activity is funded by the Government of Australia.
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.