110 women entrepreneurs have been provided with imported embroidery machines and tool kits. These women were mobilized and organized in to Cloth cluster value chain group and capacitated in Quilts sets making, baby sets making and wedding sets making. The project also built the capacities of rural women in entrepreneurial skills and linked up with suppliers in local market to run micro enterprises. Certificates and tool kits distribution ceremony was organized in Charsadda, which was attended by Deputy Commissioner Charsadda. The activity is funded by Government of Australia (DFAT) and implemented by SRSP.
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.