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.
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.