More than 350 households of village Barkana and Chakat, district Shangla got uninterrupted electricity supply from newly established 2 Micro Hydro Power units (MHPs). The areas had been without power supply since 2010 flashflood. Deputy Commissioner Shangla inaugurated the 100 kw MHP unit in BarKana and 30 kw unit in Chaka. These MHPs have been completed under EU funded PEACE programme for Malakand Division.
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.