Sucess Stories

Realizing the childhood dreams

With the sizzling sound of frying Chapli Kababs and beckoning to collect the ready orders one-after-other, Neha Naz is the lone female chef sharing workspace with 20 other male colleagues in the kitchen of one of the top line restaurants ...

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The will makes the way

  By Sheher Bano Situated in the southwestern region of the country, Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. The 2017 Census shows that female make 47.5% (5.86 million) of the province’s total population (12.34 ...

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All for a skilled Balochistan and affluent Pakistan

By Sheher Bano Imam Ali, a trained general electrician, is on-the-job-training (OJT) at the maintenance department of Honda Superpower in a real worktime environment. “After practicing one phase wiring at the centre, here we are learning the difficult 3-phase electrical ...

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Conquering the challenges with fortitude

By Sheher Bano The 26 years old Jahanzeb, a victim of childhood polio is pursuing a Master’s degree in Quetta. He has done multiple skill courses and is also learning shorthand in the mere hope of getting a job as ...

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For the love of handmade jewellery

  By Sheher Bano “Alfos Collection” is the brainchild of Mrs Saleem, a trainee at the Gems & Jewellery Training and Manufacturing Centre (GJTMC), who is making fashion jewellery for the last 10 years. “I enrolled myself in the fashion ...

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Good things come in small packages

  By Sheher Bano Mohsin Raza is the youngest among the 100 trainees of the Gems & Jewellery Training and Manufacturing Centre (GJTMC), Quetta. Studying in 6th grade, he goes to school in the morning and joins evening class of ...

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Handmade is made with care

By Sheher Bano Farheen Agha is the first qualified, nationally certified assessor of gemstones in Balochistan and working as Lapidary In charge at the Gems & Jewellery Training and Manufacturing Centre (GJTMC), Quetta. With her double MA and 14 years’ ...

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Smart thinking

By Sheher Bano Education economist Ali Ansari once said: “Imparting education that enhances and challenges the cognitive abilities of students is critical to increasing labour productivity and creating a workforce that has the capability to innovate, problem solve, think critically ...

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