Community empowerment through Skills Enhancement

April 2017 - May 2019

To contribute skills development needs of National Development Plan at community level, ZABTech under Public and Private Partnership implemented two-year project. “Community Empowerment Through Skills Enhancement” in collaboration with Community Development Program (CDP), Planning & Development Department, Government of Sindh at Sehwan District Jamshoro.

Under this project 818 out of School, unemployed youth were trained in market driven core business skills in 05 Sectors;

  1. Mechanical Technology
  2. Electrical Technology
  3. Information Technology
  4. Services
  5. Business Administration

Objectives:
  • To train 820 out of School unemployed youth of Sehwan on core business and market relevant skills
  • To contribute skills development needs of national/ Provincial development Plan at a community level.
  • To provide currently unemployed graduates (Male & Female) with an opportunity to improve their current employment potential.
  • To ensure pipeline of Skilled and experience young people for the future development needs of their own districts (Jamshoro) and beyond.
Project Activities:
  • Social Mobilization
  • Establishment of ZABTech Sehwan
  • Hiring of Staff
  • Capacity Building of Staff
  • Technical and Vocational Skills Trainings
  • On Job Trainings
  • Industrial Coordination and Linkages
  • Employment of Graduates
Achievements:
  • 818 trainees were successfully trained in Chinese language, computerized accounting/ book keeping, office automation motorcycle/chingchi mechanic, light vehicle driving, beautician, advance make up & hair styling and entrepreneurship, mobile phone repairing, dress making and advanced dress making.
  • Signed 40 Memorandum of Collaborations with local industries, organizations, workshops, home based businesses, not for profit organizations for the work place based and on job training of trainees.
  • 56 % employment (on wage and self-employment) is achieved till date.
  • 58% women are successfully employed (On Job/ Self Employment).
  • Graduation ceremony was organized at Chief Minister House Sindh.
  • The Institute is fully sustainable, serving the needs of youth of Sehwan.