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Increased employment opportunities for vulnerable and disadvantaged youth groups in Pakistan

ACTED
Year
2019
Type
Grant
Location
Sindh, Pakistan
Lead applicant
ACTED
Co-applicant
Reformists’ Social Welfare and Development Organization

Summary

The overall objective of the action is to increase employability and provide access to alternate livelihood options for most vulnerable and disadvantaged youth in rural Sindh.

The specific objective is to pilot an integrated, demand-led and innovative TVET model in Sindh and assess the feasibility for its replication within the Pakistani labor market.

Target groups: 300 individuals, including both men and women aged 18-36, with priority for women, persons with disabilities and households living under severe poverty.

Expected results

  1. 300 Beneficiaries have access to four VET centers in their vicinities;
  2. 300 Beneficiaries are enrolled to learn skills in four VET centers and successfully graduate;
  3. 300 Beneficiaries are ready to transition and have improved opportunities to integrate the formal/informal labor market.