Over 300 Women Trained under Punjab Skill Development Fund

Under livelihood and training program, SACHET-Pakistan started different skill development training courses for girls of Punjab with the support of Punjab Skill Development Fund. There were two batches of 3 months each starting from January 01, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2017.
Over 300 women successfully completed TEVTA approved skill development training in following trades at SACHET Training Centers located at Japan Road Gagri, Kahuta Road Pinyali and F-8 Markaz Islamabad.
• Textile Sales and Marketing
• Fabric Quality Inspector
• Domestic Tailoring
• Fabric Cutting Expert

The overall objective of the project was to provide skills development training to unemployed women and girls and empower them to earn livelihood for themselves. These courses were part of Punjab government’s comprehensive program to train as many as 2,000 women in different skills in just three months. This female-focused training was provided in the rural and far-flung areas of the Punjab province with an aim to assist domestic women to earn livelihood in a respectable manner. The training courses were free of cost along with stipend of Rs.1500 per month for each student. Furthermore, SACHET Pakistan facilitated students by providing free of cost uniforms, bags, training material, pick and drop facility and refreshment during the training.

Project Outcomes
• Trained more than 360 girls in different skills like fabric cutting, domestic tailoring, textile sales and marketing and Fabric quality inspection.
• Placement of trainees at relevant employers.
• Developed a Craft App: The data base of the trained persons has been maintained by PSDF and SACHET-Pakistan itself and shared with different employers’ online e-g. SNP Global.
• On successful completion of training course, students were awarded Certificates from Punjab Board of Technical Education.

Project Launching Ceremony at SACHET Training Center Gagri

20th December 2016

A project launching ceremony of Women Focused Trainings SFPGS-2016 was held at Japan Road Gagri on 20th December 2016. In this ceremony women & girls from local communities were specially invited to get absolutely free registration in different trades. Religious personalities, political leaders, influential personalities and social activists from targeted areas were also invited to motivate the students for admission in these courses.


Project Launching Ceremony at SACHET Training Center Pinyali

27th December 2016

A project launching ceremony of Women Focused Trainings SFPGS-2016 was held at SCDP Pinyali, on December 27, 2016. On the day of launching ceremony, students welcomed the courses and showed their profound interest for admission.  They were excited and enthusiastic to get enrolled for these trainings