Musajid's Journey: One step closer to homeEarly Recovery Preparedness & Response project improved the living conditions of people – displaced and host communities, particularly women - in the areas of Bannu, FR Bannu, DI Khan and Lakki Marwat during the displacement period by promoting social cohesion, expanding service delivery of basic services and enhancing livelihoods opportunities in these areas particularly for women.
Rebuilding LivelihoodsKalim Ullah is one of many people who were forced to leave Bara, Khyber Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in 2009 due to the deteriorating security situation. His business suffered greatly and he had no means to earn a living for his family. One day he came across UNDP’s management training programme and immediately enrolled in it. This training programme proved valuable for Kalim as he learned the basics of starting a new business, IT and communications skills. He applied his newly acquired skills and knowledge to his business and now, his business is operating successfully.
Pakistan’s first ever official report on multidimensional poverty4 out of 10 Pakistanis live in multidimensional poverty - Pakistan’s first ever official report on multidimensional poverty was launched by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform / Planning Commission. The report details Pakistan’s official Multidimensional Poverty Index which was earlier published in the Economic Survey of Pakistan 2015–2016. The report has been compiled with technical support from the OPHI - Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford and United Nations Development Programme - UNDP