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  •  Job Opening '22 May 2015'

    Job Opening

    Positions open for Project in Kurram Agency and Orakzai Agency on Livelihoods revival and DRR through Food for work and food for training modalities
  •  Global Hand Washing Day celebrated by FRD in 6 Refugee Villages of KP and conveyed the message of Happy Hand washing to around 3000 students and 100 teachers'15 October 2014'

    Global Hand Washing Day celebrated by FRD in 6 Refugee Villages of KP and conveyed the message of Happy Hand washing to around 3000 students and 100 teachers

    Global Hand washing Day is a timely reminder of the importance of good hand hygiene to prevent the spread of infections. Hands are one of the biggest spreaders of germs. Hand washing with warm water and soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent the spread of germs and infections. Studies show that it lowers the transmission of diarrhea and colds both at work place and home.
  • Capacity building and refresher training of duty bearers of existing TJs to sensitize them on their rights and obligations'12 September 2014'

    Capacity building and refresher training of duty bearers of existing TJs to sensitize them on their rights and obligations

    Livelihoods Programme Hindukush (LPH) FATA Region works on Agriculture, Livestock, Forest, Non-Formal Education and Community Infrastructure schemes (CISs) while all these components are spinning around the Taraqyati Jirgas (TJs). Only strong and mature TJs can help in carrying out programme activities smoothly. In this regard, a refresher Community Management Skill Training (CMST) was arranged for 88 office bearers (Presidents, General Secretaries and Finance Secretaries) of TJs of Pindiali and Gandao valley of Mohmand Agency.
  •  FRD enters an agreement with UNHCR for responding to North Waziristan IDPs situation in Bannu'23 June 2014'

    FRD enters an agreement with UNHCR for responding to North Waziristan IDPs situation in Bannu

    Keeping in view the current influx of thousands of IDPs families from North Waziristan Agency to District Bannu and other areas of Pakistan, FRD has entered another agreement with UNHCR for facilitating the IDPs in various possible ways.
  •  Minister Social Welfare, KP, Dr. Meher Taj Roghani Inaugurates Skill Development Training for women Managed by FRD'16 April 2014'

    Minister Social Welfare, KP, Dr. Meher Taj Roghani Inaugurates Skill Development Training for women Managed by FRD

    Peshawar(PR): Foundation for Rural Development (FRD) with the support of Peshawar Uplift Program(PUP)formally inaugurated “Skill Development for Economic Uplift” project in Peshawar. The core objective of the project is women empowerment and skill enhancement of semi-skilled women with a view to enable them to support male members of their families in bread earning and enhancing their family income for a prosperous and dignified life.
  •  Capacity Building & skill Development Training prioritized for 2014 plan'01 January 2014'

    Capacity Building & skill Development Training prioritized for 2014 plan

    Foundation for Rural Development (FRD) is a non-profit, non-political, non-government organization established in 2006 and registered in 2008 under voluntary social welfare societies ordinance of 1961. FRD strongly believes in well functioning markets and local economic development for effectively alleviating poverty. Well functioning markets always require presence of trained human resource, and the context of FATA and Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa demands the presence of skilled human resource for local economic development. In this connection FRD has identified various training institutes and resource persons who can provide relevant trainings to unemployed youth of FATA and Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa
  •  FRD celebrated Orange day for hygiene promotion in school PSG 098 at refugee village Kababian'23 December 2013'

    FRD celebrated Orange day for hygiene promotion in school PSG 098 at refugee village Kababian

    FRD Hygiene team celebrated Orange Day to promote personal and school hygiene in Refugees Village Kababian School PSG 098. 244 students along with their school teachers participated in the event.
  •  Naat & Debate competitions organized by FRD at Landi kotal and Jamrud Khyber Agency'17 December 2013'

    Naat & Debate competitions organized by FRD at Landi kotal and Jamrud Khyber Agency

    FRD and RAHA-UNHCR organized debate competitions at Landikotal and Jamrud Khyber agency. Naib Tehsildar from political administration was the chief guest for the Landi Kotal event whereas the principal of GHSS No.1 was the Chief Guest for the Jamrud event.
  • Cultural Convention & Pushto Mushaaira; hosted by FRD under RAHA culture and youth events program at Hamza Baba cultural complex, Landi kotal'04 December 2013'

    Cultural Convention & Pushto Mushaaira; hosted by FRD under RAHA culture and youth events program at Hamza Baba cultural complex, Landi kotal

    FRD organized Pashtu Mushaaira under RAHA culture and youth events program that aims at strengthening the social cohesion and peaceful coexistence between refugee and host community through cultural conventions and sporting events.
  •  An exciting cricket tournament held at Jamrud cricket stadium by FRD and RAHA- UNHCR'03 December 2013'

    An exciting cricket tournament held at Jamrud cricket stadium by FRD and RAHA- UNHCR

    Under RAHA cultural and youth events project, Cricket tournament was held at Jamrud Cricket stadium to promote healthy environment and social integration between refugee and host community of Khyber Agency.