|Industrial garments stitching training for poor Christian community, Walton, Punjab|
Date of Approval
|15 March, 2012|
Number of Beneficiaries
|Punjab Vocational Technical Training Council|
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.
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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;
Ch. Deputy Manager Technical