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Restoring livelihoods

Restoring livelihoods “Such steps (rehabilitation grants) will not only help overcome the rising unemployment in this district, but also promote

A road for all season

A road for all seasons “For the first time in 50 years, we have seen some development in our village.” All-weather rural roads offer multiple

Building Skills and dignity

Building skills and dignity “I was born in a simple and poor family of Ghrbi Mandra Kalan village in D.I.Khan. I had leave my studies to

Skills for rural women

Skills for rural women “It makes me happy to see people wear the clothes I have stitched” The Southern Area Development Project (SADP) has trained 130

Reaching every child in every home in conflict ridden Newly Merged Areas

The Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (Newly Merged Areas) of Pakistan is a semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan,

Lives Changed by Water

For generations, there has been no local source of drinking water for the small village of Shamooni Khattak in Lakki Marwat, KP. Villagers have been

The Skill Changed My Life

The Skill Changed My Life The Southern Area Development Project (KP-SADP) builds capacity of youth in different trades, so that they become

Enabling Economic Productivity

Enabling Economic Productivity The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Southern Area Development Project (KP-SADP), designed through a Community

Dividends of Peace

KP and the Newly Merged Areas have consistently been among the poorest regions in the country. The growth rate in KP was already slowing in the period leading

A Journey of Empowerment

A Journey of Empowerment The Southern Area Development Project imparts skills to rural communities to improve access to livelihood opportunities.

Lighting the Way

On the request of the Government of Pakistan, the Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) for Khyber Pukhtunkhawa (KP), Federally Administered

More Than Bricks & Mortar

More Than Bricks & Mortar 67-year-old Abdul Manan has lived in Gara Pathar village in KP most of his life. He is aware of the critical need

Advanced Reporting Training Workshop for Journalists

Advanced Reporting Training Workshop for Journalists A three-day training workshop on Advanced Reporting for journalists from

How Have MDTF Programs Impacted Women?

Smart Agriculture – A startup company led by women Ms. Aiman Abbass, Ms. Fizza Majeed and Ms. Asma Khattak began their path

Realizing KP’s Tourism Potential through the Economic Revitalization Project

The Economic Revitalization of KP and Newly Merged Areas project has helped crate and restore more than 11,600 jobs by providing 2,298 matching grants worth 2 billion PKR($11.2

Building State-Citizen Trust Through Improved Service Delivery

The Citizen’s Facilitation Center (CFC) Project continues to build state citizen trust in the newly merged areas through provision of vital services.

The Economic Revitalization Project Helps the Government of KP Respond to COVID-19

Rapid-response financing was made available through the Economic Revitalization of KP and Fata Project (ERKF), under its Project…

KP Governance and Policy Project Quickly Responds to Help Government Tackle COVID-19

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) for the Governance and Policy Project, (KP- GGP), under its Project…

MDTF Supported Fellows Program Steps Up in Response to COVID-19

The MDTF has supported youth inclusion in the digital economy through the development of the Digital KP strategy that outlined a series…

Balochistan Governance and Policy Project Helping Increase Revenue

The MDTF funded Balochistan GPP project continues to help increase effectiveness of Sales Tax collection in Balochistan. These efforts have translated…