Rawalpindi—Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in collaboration with WASH Sector Partners Pakistan organized a two-day National Learning Event which commenced here on Tuesday.
The representatives of all the four provinces, AJK, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan, implementing organizations, multilateral/unilateral agencies and government officials attended the event.
The field staff working in various areas at grassroot level shared their experiences and success stories regarding sensitizing masses about sanitation and hygiene.
The speakers highlighted the current situation of open defecation in their respective urban and rural areas and also pointed out the issues being confronted to the population. They elaborated WSSCC’s ongoing efforts to enhance learning and sharing between the wider WASH sector at national, regional and global levels to boost implementation, innovation and advocacy.
The National Learning Event (NLE) will provide an opportunity for detailed exchange and learning for scaling up and sustaining improved sanitation and hygiene with a range of sector stakeholders.