WHO estimates 15% of total population(2972501) of Azad Jammu & Kashmir is facing disability issue. 250 disabled families faces economic problems due to unemployment and lacking in having composite skills as well as employment opportunities.Project will provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to 250 Person with disabilities to increase their monthly income to 3,000 to 4,000 Pkrs. PWD's will be involded in project activities/decision making right from outset.
Azad Jammu & Kashmir is a Poverty stricken and backward area in many aspects. Major Sources of the income are government Jobs, agriculture and livestock related activities on limited scale, daily wages labor etc.Ratio of disability in the state is 15% and they all are categerized as marginalized as they dont have enough opportunities to practice their rights.250 disabled families faces economic problems due to unemployment and lacking in having composite skills as well as equal opportunities.
Project will provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to 250 Person with disabilities to increase their monthly income to 3,000 to 4,000 Pkrs. Sehar will provide opportunity to 250 families to enhance thier skills in goat, poultry and kitchen gardening through a specific designed capacity building activities. They will also be provided with the opportunity to establish their own enterprise to run a successful business. Project will provide them opportunity to practice their rights.
The project will employ participatory approach and will involve all stakholders.Marginalized communities especially 250 vulnerable Person with disability (M/F) have sustainable livelihoods leading towards economic prosperity of the poorest of the poor and contributing to well being of the vulnerable families.PWD's and their families will be involded in project activities/decision making right from outset.There will reduction in the marginalization of these 1750 neglected members of the society.