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Certificate Distribution Ceremony and Handy Craft Exhibition
16 December 2014
Sungi Development Foundation held launched WASH Assistance for 2014 flood affected communities, in various areas of Jhang and Muzaffargarh district of Punjab, and Haveli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The inauguration ceremony in Jhang was held at village, Koh Tali Wala Union Council Rasheed Pur on 25 November 2014, and Karkhan Union Council Hassan Khan on 27 November 2014.
   
Opening Ceremony of WASH Assistance project for 2014 flood affected communities in Jhang, Muzaffargarh and Haveli
Sungi Development Foundation held launched WASH Assistance for 2014 flood affected communities, in various areas of Jhang and Muzaffargarh district of Punjab, and Haveli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The inauguration ceremony in Jhang was held at village, Koh Tali Wala Union Council Rasheed Pur on 25 November 2014, and Karkhan Union Council Hassan Khan on 27 November 2014.
   
Sungi Celebrates Silver Jubilee
13 December 2014
Myra Imran, The News
Islamabad.
Stars from development sector gathered at a dinner hosted by Sungi Development Foundation to celebrate 25 years of its work in development and humanitarian fields.
   
HAP Board Meeting: Core Humanitarian Standard Launched at Copenhagen
10 - 11 December 2014
HAP board met on 10-11 December 2014 in Copenhagen at the headquarters of Danish Church Aid. Executive Director Sungi , Mr. Sajid Qaisrani(Chairperson NHN) participated in the meeting. Meeting approved the final version of new Core Humanitarian Standard and also gave go ahead to the merger of HAP International and People in Aid.
   
Workshop: Sungi's Strategic Planning IV (2015-2020)
27 - 30 November 2014
Sungi Development Foundation organized a 4 day workshop for Strategic Planning at Savoey Hotel, Lahore from 27 – 30 Nov 2014. A total of 19 Sungi senior program and operational staff participated in this workshop that included Mr. Sajid Mansoor Qaisrani (Executive Director), Ms Shazia Mehmood (Director Programmes), all managers and mid-level management.
   
HUNAR KI MANZIL: A 3-days roundtable consultation on Craft Development
19 - 21 November 2014
The Sungi Development Foundation organized a three days Roundtable Consultation on Craft Development from 19th-21st November 2014. The initiative was facilitated by Omar Asghar Khan Center for Development in Abbottabad, under its Enterprise Development Program (EDP) with the support of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), under Enhancement and Livelihood Protection (LEP) project. The number of participants was 35.
   
Kot RadhaKishan killing; Protesters demand ‘exemplary’ punishment.
12 November 2014
Sungi development Foundation Attock, organized a protest rally against Kot Radha Kishan killings on Nov 12, 2014 at Fawara Chowk Attock. More than 200 protestors including 35 women participated in the rally. This event was a part of Aawaz program (2012-2017) supported by DFID (Department for International Development), UK. This program is being implemented in 6 districts namely Abbottabad, Attock, Haripur, Mansehra, Upper Dir and Swabi by Sungi.
   
NHN-UN OCHA Meeting
06 November 2014
Mr. George Khoury, Country Director-OCHA and Mr. Hussain Ullah - National Humanitarian Affairs Officer visited NHN-National Secretariat to meet NHN team. Mr. Sajid Qaisrani – Chairperson NHN, Mr. Liaqat Ali - NHN-CEC Member, Ms. Shazia Mehmood - Director Programs Sungi, Mr. Titus Prince - National Coordinator NHN National Secretariat, and Ms. Sana Zulfiqar - Coordination & Reporting Officer NHN National Secretariat attended the meeting from National Secretariat side.
   
Sungi commemorated Hindu festival “Diwali” at zonal office Attock
22 October 2014
Sungi development Foundation celebrated Hindu festival “Diwali” on Oct 22, 2014 at zonal office attock. This event was a part of Aawaz program (2012-2017) supported by DFID (Department for International Development), UK. This program is being implemented in 6 districts namely Abbottabad, Attock, Haripur, Mansehra, Upper Dir and Swabi by Sungi.
   
Sungi signs an agreement with NCA to provide relief to people affected by floods in three districts
20 October 2014
On Monday, 20 October 2014, Sungi development signed a project contract with Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) for providing relief aid to the people affected by recent floods. Due to these floods an estimated number of 47,799 houses have been reportedly damaged or destroyed while nearly 1.7 million acres of crops have been damaged.
   
Sungi’s Participates in 7th Annual Rural Women conference at Lok Virsa, Islamabad.
15 & 16 October 2014
Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA) celebrates International Rural Women’s Day each year by holding a national level conference. This year’s theme was “Women, Democracy, Development and Peace”, in which more than 1,000 women from 97 districts across Pakistan participated.
   
Sungi organizes walks to observe International Disaster Reduction Day
8 October 2014
Sungi Development Foundation organized walks in Hattian and Chikar Tehsils of District Hattian Bala on “International Disaster Reduction Day (Oct 8th)”. This event was a part of “Building Communities’ Resilience through Integrated (Livelihood, WASH and DRR) Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Approach”.
   
Workshop: Team building & Stress management/Strategic planning
1 October 2014
Sungi Development Foundation organized a 3 day workshop on stress management at Hotel Greens, Nathia Gali from 28 – 30 Sep 2014. This event was a part of Livelihood Enhancement & Protection project supported by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) in five union councils of Tehsil Balakot district Mansehra of KP since July, 2013
   
Shelter homes equipped with 250watt solar power constructed in Jaffarabad
5 Septembert 2014
Sungi Development Foundation reconstructed 40 shelter homes in 2 Union councils (UCs) namely Khanpur and Bagh Head of District Jaffarabad during 2012 & 2013 period along with 250 watt solar power installed at these shelters.  Inauguration/ key distribution ceremony was held at village Hazoor Bux Boohar, UC Khanpur on Sep 16, 2013.
     
WASH project supported by SightSavers launched in Mansehra
27 August 2014
Opening ceremony of  Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) project titled “Ensuring Social Inclusion through Accessible water and sanitation” (June 2014 – Dec 2015) supported by SightSavers was inaugurated in Ahal, UC Ichrian, Mansehra on Aug 27, 2014. This project will be implemented in 5 villages of UC Ichrian.
    Cheque Disbursement ceremony for Asset procurement
24 July 2014
Sungi Development Foundation in cooperation with Kunhar Cooperative Development Society (KCDS) organized an event for cheque disbursement ceremony for asset procurement on July 24, 2014 at Government Primary School, kashtra- Talhata, Mansehra.
    Role of Third Tier Organization in Supporting Ultra Poor & Women Empowerment
17 June 2014
Sungi Development Foundation organized a seminar on the Role of Third Tier Organization in Supporting Ultra Poor & Women Empowerment on June 17, 2014 at Olive Green Hotel, Mansehra.
    Seminars at District Mansehra & Swabi on World Environment Day
05 June 2014
Sungi Development Foundation organized a seminar on World Environment Day (WED) on June 5, 2014 at Aashiana Hotel, Mansehra and FazalHaqani Library, Swabi. The seminars were planned to launch the Energy Wood Reforestation project in the two districts (Apr 2014 - Mar 2015).
    Community Livelihood Fund Launched
07 May 2014
Sungi launches Community Livelihood Fund sponsored by PPAF, at Ghari Habibullah jointly with its local partner organizations Rural Development Support Organization (RDSO), Kernol and Omeed Area Coordination Council (OACC), Ghanool at RDSO office Garhi Habibullah.
    Dialogue with KP Parliamentarians on “ Pro-Women Legislative Agenda: Current Status and Way Forward”
02 May 2014
Sungi Development Foundation as part of the AAWAZ Voice and Accountability Programme, organized a policy dialogue with the Parliamentarians of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on “Pro-Women Legislative Agenda: Current Status and Way Forward” at the Islamabad Hotel, on 2 May 2014.
    AAWAZ District Forum celebrates International Workers Day in Swabi
01 May 2014
Sungi Development Foundation in collaboration with AWWAZ District Forum Swabi, held a seminar on International Workers Day and the rights of labourers and working classes and the inclusion of excluded groups in social development processes. The event was held at the Seena Medical Institute, Swabi on 1 May 2014.
    Sungi documentary shown at FES
16 April 2014
Sungi documentary on forced marriages ‘Poles Apart: Chains do not Keep Marriages Together’, was screened at the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) on 16 April. The documentary produced by human rights activist Samar Minallah aims to highlight the issue of forced marriages among the diaspora community in Norway
    AAWAZ Festivals UCs of Attarsheesha and Bher Kund
13 and 17 March 2014
Sungi organized cultural events in Attarsheesha and Bher Kund UCs of Mansehra district during March. Festival in UC Attarsheesha was held on 17 March 2014, in coordination with the AAWAZ UC forum. The festival was part of awareness raising and sensitization campaign regarding women’s political participation and peace promotion.
    DKH-Sungi Hattian Bala project launched
15 March 2014
On 15 March 2014 Sungi Development Foundation signed a bilateral Cooperation agreement with Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH) under which the two organisations will cooperate to strengthen the capacities of local communities in Hattian Bala district of AJK to cope with disasters by using their locally available resources.