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Industrial garments stitching training for poor Christian community, Walton, Punjab

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Project

Industrial garments stitching training for poor Christian community, Walton, Punjab

Date of Approval

15 March, 2012

Duration

12 Months

Number of Beneficiaries

120

Implementing Partner

Punjab Vocational Technical Training Council

Project Description:

The Christian community has limited opportunities of earning a decent living. The community has expressed interest in these trainings and there is an industry demand for it. They will be absorbed by garment industries located in Lahore. The purpose of the trainings is to create livelihood opportunities for the minority community in Pakistan. The trainings will also facilitate employment for the community.

Stories from FIT : A FIT case of Unbiased Development

Sonia Rafaqat, 28, sits with a Juki machine in front of her and listens keenly to the instructor. Totally oblivious to the presence of an evaluation team standing nearby, she tries to absorb everything she hears. She is completely involved and unflinchingly committed to the lesson in progress.

Sonia cannot afford to take chances. Married for five years to a scantily paid chauffer and a mother of two, she could either have sat at home and seen her family members suffer at the hands of poverty, or she could have assumed an active role and contributed to their well-being. Read More

For further details;
Shafqat-ur-Rehman
Ch. Deputy Manager Technical
[email protected]