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Female Entrepreneurs- a catalyst for change

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Plan International Pakistan, under the umbrella of DFID funded South Asia WASH Results Program, is supporting the Government of Punjab, in their initiative to achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) Punjab, by 2018 1 along with providing entrepreneurial prospects to 29 women and 246 men to promote sanitation. The project has reached 894,524 beneficiaries in 9 districts with the message to improve their sanitation and hygiene practices.

Ayesha Bibi was one such change agent in the society; contributing her endless endeavors for communal welfare of Basti Tindan Wala, Union Council Lahori District Lodhran. Her sanitation mart has facilitated over 120 households in communities with low cost sanitation products which eventually contributed to ODF declaration of the village.

You can read more about Ayesha's story in this case study by Plan Pakistan

Date: 27 September 2017