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Illuminating Lives

This documentary is about how two communities in KPK decided that electricity is their number one social and developmental priority and with support from the PEACE project have now their own Micro Hydro Plants. While the project is funded by the EU, the community contributed its labour and undertook to manage the installation and bill customers to ensure sustainability. Some of the revenues will be used to fund future projects. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by the EU funded Visibility project to support the Rural Development programme.

Rural communities organise to make development happen

The EU funded rural development programme is supporting the organisation of communities throughout Pakistan. These small organisations are learning to discuss their problems and find solutions. Many have implemented quite ambitious projects. Some of these projects being supported by the PEACE project are the central focus in this documentary. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by a team from AAJ TV, headed by Syed Talat Hussain, which went to see how this is working.

Rural development boosts local economy and creates jobs

One of the aims of the EU's rural development programme is to look at how rural communities can increase the value of local industries, boost incomes and generate employment. The documentary covers how the local communities are benefiting in Swat, under the PEACE project. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by a team from AAJ TV, headed by Syed Talat Hussain, which went to see how this is working.

Rural communities learn to create power supplies using nature’s gifts

In the Swat valley, power shortages are very common. One of the activities of the PEACE project - a rural development project being funded by the European Union in Pakistan - is to help rural communities build or rehabilitate micro hydro power plants. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by a team from AAJ TV, headed by Syed Talat Hussain, which went to see how this is working.

Certified Rice Seed Production

District Malakand is famous for cultivating good quality rice. To improve rice production, capacity-building of farmers has been done by the PEACE project through trainings and exposure visits in the region. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by SRSP to highlight the progress made by its projects.

Water Supply Kalakot Swat

Access to clean drinking water has always been a problem in Kalakot. As a result, women have had to carry it from long distances. After the construction of the water supply scheme, with support of the PEACE project, 350 households are now benefiting. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by SRSP to highlight the progress made by its projects.

Bakroo Micro-Hydro Power Project

Lack of electricity was a major concern in Bakroo, until the villagers decided that it was an issue that needed to be addressed before all else. With support from the PEACE project, and contribution from the community in form of labour, a micro hydropower plant was constructed. The venture has unified the community and they can use daily appliances with ease. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by SRSP to highlight the progress made by its projects.

The first Solar power Irrigation project Chitral

Despite having fertile soil conditions, Chitral lacks proper sources of irrigation water. The PEACE project addressed this and a solar irrigation water pump was installed in Chitral with the help of the community. The project taps the water from the main river and pumps it up to a height of 400 ft. It is believed that the solar power irrigation project will lead towards a Green Revolution in the region. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by SRSP to highlight the progress made by its projects.

Kalakot Water Supply Scheme

Previously, it was difficult to fetch water from heights and the process was time-consuming. With the construction of water supply scheme at Kalakot, with the support of the PEACE project, many problems have now been solved and the life of villagers has been made easy. The PEACE project is implemented by SRSP. This short documentary was made by SRSP to highlight the progress made by its projects.

 

 




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