WWDC provides skill-based training to 4000 women

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Women Welfare and Development Centre has provided skill based training to more than 4000 females in various trades during the last three years, enabling them to become self sufficient and earn livelihood for their families.

According to an official source, WWDC, Islamabad has been working under the Ministry of Human Rights and has been strengthened during the period of the last years.

The Centre has expanded its activities and currently it is imparting 28 types of vocational and technical trainings, including One Year Diploma Courses in Fashion Designing, Computer and Information Technology and Beauty Parlor.

The source revealed that the WWDC has signed an MoU with National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC).

This initiative is a part of Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Program (Skill for All) under Hunarmand Pakistan Program.

The MoU is currently being implemented and with a view to ensure women’s economic empowerment females are being imparted trainings in various market-oriented skills.

These include fashion designing, beautician, digital marketing, graphic designing, Information Technology and cooking (professional chef), etc.

The WWDC has concluded 21 training courses for women’s skill development in collaboration with National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), during the last three years.

The total number of women beneficiaries who were awarded certificates during the period of three years under this joint venture is 498.

The overall objective of strengthening WWDC is to further improve service delivery through planning and execution of skill development activities for women in market-oriented trades.

This intervention proved highly instrumental for improving socio-economic status of women through self-employment related opportunities. Accordingly, majority of the trained women are earning livelihood for their families.

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