Skill Trainings for Young Women in Pakistan

by Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD)
May 3, 2013

Young women learning sewing skills

New dresses prepared by young women
New dresses prepared by young women

AHD program is to enable women in poverty, sorrow, sadness and disappointment. It forces women in disenabling factor. Through understanding empowerment of women, many development for intervention to empower women in all situations.                                                                                                 

Pakistani women hold on to their customs, traditions and religion tenaciously. The views of empowerment is leading   to the themes were expressed as true for their lives.                                                  

AHD program that women contribute in most activities or making decision, and this can be seen as a major obstacle towards development.                                                                                      

AHD has taken many measures to enhance the economic sphere.                                                                 

AHD Sewing Center is the main purpose or centers to empower women.                                                    

There are three AHD sewing centers are running in HYD.                                                                                   

1) AHD sewing center is in ISLAMIA COLONY HYD, there are 19, girls who work in sewing center.                     

2) AHD sewing center is in LAITIFABAD UNIT NO 5, there are 15, girls in sewing center.                              

3) AHD sewing center is in LATIFABAD UNIT NO 4, there are 14 girls, who work in sewing center.                                       

Women uses their skills and supports their families easily. The young girls here are gaining an excellent reputation for high quality garments and appreciate the training they are receiving from qualified dress makers.

Stuff : loan, khaddar, cambric, chiffon, silk, cotton, latte, jeans, crab, chicken, taravera, jorjat, crinkle, velvet, washenware, stonewash, marble, polyester, spring summer lawn, cotton knit fabric, silk shantung, spung silk.

Sample of stuff :    

In two months we did many works in our sewing center.  We trained girls for cutting, sewing, embroidery, Karaj, hamming, sewing full dress. 

We trained them how to make bed sheets and covers. We trained them how to make scheme and charts for their work.

We trained girls for making efficient stoves.  We trained girls how to make their water safe and clean with NADI FILLTER.  We gave them education too. We trained them how they clean their home and street.  We give them health and hygiene, how they protect themselves from harm and dieses. We arrange them in a CBO formation. We visit their homes to make them attentive and alert how they work hard for the development of their homes and community.  We joined them and celebrate Malaria’s Day.                                                                                                                                                                          

In the other hand we give them place to sit with each other and solve their problems. We relax them from their worries and problems in these ways.  We share each other ideas in group to development and

Young women busy in sewing
Young women busy in sewing
New dresses prepared by young women
New dresses prepared by young women

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Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD)

Location: Hyderabad, Sindh - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Khurshid Bhatti
President / CEO
Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan
$4,062 raised of $15,000 goal
58 donations
$10,938 to go
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