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Active Help 100 Poor Women in Okara Pakistan



Active Help Organization plans to provide Vocational Training and basic equipments to increase the household income and improve the living conditions of 100 Widows ,Divorced, Orphans and marginalized Women in Okara city Pakistan

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

According to the UN, 74% of Pakistan's 180 million people live on less than $2 a day, and over 8 million of the 20 million school-age children are not in primary school Widows, Divorced, Orphans and marginalized Women in Okara city, who are not able to pay any fee to the government department in this area. Most of them are not educated and cannot get admission in government vocational department so that is why there is high need to develop such as training for these women

How will this project solve this problem?

100 Women would be exposed to training techniques mainly designed to develop their skills and performance in Tailoring. Training topics set out to meet their training needs and to overcome their difficulties. After training courses women who took part in the tailoring training received sewing machines through which they would be able to sew clothes to earn for themselves and their families. In this way, they reinvest 90% of it into their families and communities

Potential Long Term Impact

This pilot project will empower 100 Widows, Divorced, Orphans and marginalized Women to develop tools necessary to launch successful businesses, generate income, send their children to school, & lift their families and communities out of poverty, enriching their quality of life in a respectable way. Getting skills for income generation can help the family economically, and thus a better Society will be formed which will be a great help for the country

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Retired Project

This project is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Kulsoom Akhtar

Lahore & Okara, Punjab Pakistan

Where is this project located?

Map of Active Help 100 Poor Women in Okara Pakistan
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