World Walks for Water and Sanitation 2014

The World Walks for Water and Sanitation is a global mobilisation event demanding action across the world to address the water and sanitation crisis This year, between 15 and 23 March, 2014, hundreds of thousands of people across the world will walk together to demand change from their governments: they will demand universal access to water and sanitation; they will demand that their human right to water and sanitation is fulfilled; they will walk in solidarity with the millions still forced to walk for water and…

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IRSP Annual Review 2012

IRSP Annual Review 2012 is published. You can view it Here. After 12 years of extensive experience in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene, IRSP knows how crucial and important the sector is. As IRSP work demonstrates, poor municipal services can badly damage the health of poor communities living in the rural and remote areas of Pakistan. Every success buys a ticket to a more difficult journey. Looking back to the previous years makes me a proud man. The outreach, staff capacities and donors…

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Keep Your Promises on sanitation and water!

We call on all decision makers to keep their promises to take action to end the water and sanitation crisis, and work towards providing sanitation and water for all. World leaders, KEEP YOUR PROMISES on water, sanitation and hygiene! We call on decision makers at the UN MDGs Summit in September 2013 to: Step up efforts towards reaching the MDG target on sanitation. At current rates of progress, it would be over 200 years before this target was reached in sub-Saharan Africa. Ensure that water…

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Variations in official and Market prices and Unhygienic condition of edible items.

Problem Statement: In response to the feedback received on the issue brief submitted to the secretariat regarding targeting the illegally occupied schools in district Mardan, a special meeting District Governance Group (DGG) was held for identifying another issue to be advocated. While discussing about the purpose of meeting, the group shared that as they are regularly observing the situation and identifying different issues, therefore, they have already planned to work on the issue of price hike in daily commodities and probe reasons and factors behind…

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Illegal Occupied Schools in District Mardan

Problem Statement: The very scale of Pakistan’s education sector presents formidable challenges. Pakistan’s participation rates remain the lowest in South Asia and there are wide male-female, inter-regional and rural-urban disparities: The situation in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa are even worst as certain other challenges at grass root level have discouraged the growth in the field of education. there are countless reasons which hinders access to better education at each level that include low enrollment, high dropout ratio, lack of qualified and dedicated teaching faculties, lack of educational…

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Poor Drainage System of District Mardan

Problem Statement: Mardan city has a drainage-cum-sewerage line of approximately 4.5 kilometers long. It has to accommodate the sanitation system of entire city. On the other side due to various reasons, the system has become unable to serve the purpose. The channel covering the main sham  si road of the city is in extreme vulnerable conditions. In addition to its vulnerability, this channel remained ignored from the authorities due to some reason. The actual length of this lane is more than 1200 meters and this channel…

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