Social Sector Services & Gender & Development
SRSP has supported women initiatives through its extensive presence, knowledge of local context, capable local teams comprising adequately trained professionals, and a rich experience of delivering services in harsh and fragile environments. SRSP is committed to involve both women and men in development process for addressing poverty issues. It ensures that gender concerns are mainstreamed in its operations and programme at all level. A continuous effort is undertaken to address both men and women’s practical and strategic needs within prevailing socio-cultural environment in KP and newly merged tribal districts.
SRSP has developed and operationalized gender policy at organizational, programme and external levels. Based on its policy, SRSP has developed a pragmatic gender action plan to mainstream gender concerns at all levels.
SRSP-a Gender Sensitive Organization
SRSP strives to focus on men and women empowerment and undertakes various programmatic interventions to improve delivery of Social Sector Services. This essentially include developing school and health infrastructure, establishing adult literacy centers, conducting awareness raising campaigns, and capacity building initiatives. Similarly, there is an enhanced focus on interventions aiming at improving status of women and children in wake of MDGs/SDGs such as WASH initiatives, Livelihood support through easily available small-scale loans through village banks, Nutrition Support Programme, and education support initiatives.
Training for 80 women in Honey bee keeping was undertaken at Chitral, Drosh, Mulkhow, Sarghuz and Reshun. All the women were also provided with honey bee hives (partially subsidized). SRSP will continue to provide technical support to the women groups for one year....
“I could not go to school due to unavailability of educational facilities in our village. I felt like I was deaf and dumb in front of literate people. I always wished to read and write, I may not be very educated person but now I can proudly do my routine work; few...