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Accelerated Implementation Plan Baseline Report

UNDP executed the Accelerated Implementation Programme (AIP) Baseline Survey 2020 in collaboration with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Planning and Development Department (P&DD) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bureau…  


Passion for Tomorrow—stories of youth of Pakistan (Part 2)

UNDP believes that the young people of today are the leaders of tomorrow. We traveled all across Pakistan and gathered inspirational stories. #PassionForTomorrow is a campaign where we highlight the…  


War between Lives and Livelihoods: Zarina’s Empowering Struggle

Zarina Bibi, aged 46, lives in Meeziwam village, Tehsil Sararogha, South Waziristan Agency. Her husband, who was working with the Frontier Constabulary, was kidnapped and killed by unidentified men…  


The Tsunami Wave–Technology Leads the Way

“Information technology was new to me before attending the training. Now, by using a smart phone and laptop, my online business is becoming my main source of livelihood, which is making me and my…  


Water Woes | Changing Destinies

Ghulam Rasul laments his plight, “I am a poor man and own a very small piece of land. The lack of water is not giving me enough crop yields to feed my family and I have to purchase wheat from the…  


Stories from the Future— an Experiential Lens

What does tomorrow look like post Covid-19? How can we become better ancestors to our future generations? Human beings are cognitively not good at thinking about the long-term. That is why futurists…  


Rising out of the pandemic by addressing psychosocial trauma

Mustafa, an electrical engineer being the sole earner in a family of six, was accustomed to working hard to financially support his family. However, this quickly changed when Mustafa was infected by…  


Rising out of the pandemic by leaving no one behind

“It was not just the food for trans-people; receiving these relief packages saved their integrity as they would otherwise roam around on the street to find some work and be at risk of discrimination…  


Displaced people, displaced dreams—How Shahnaz found a new beginning

As a result of the security operations against non-state actors, over five million people were displaced in the northern region of the country. Several challenges emerged as a result, including…  


Battling Insecurity— How small grants can create a big impact

Akhtar Zaman owned a general store at the road side of his remote village, Enzar Kalay, in South Waziristan district. The store was not only the sole income source for his family, but was also the…  

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