The Hunar Foundation (THF) has announced that it has completed Female Empowerment project “Empower Youth for Work” in collaboration with OXFAM Pakistan and a Graduation ceremony is being arranged to celebrate the success in Karachi.
Top business community, TEVET sector personalities and Provisional Government officials are expected to attend the ceremony, which is scheduled to be held on 31st October, 2019 at Movenpick Hotel Karachi.
THF is a Not for Profit organization providing Technical / Vocational Skills to young boys and girls, with a Vision of making Pakistan “A Skilled Pakistan”. In addition, the students are taught IT and English language courses.
THF success story
Registered in 2008 under the Societies Act 1860, Hunar Foundations took its first batch in January 2010 in premises supplied by Delhi Mercantile Society, Karachi in its DMS School facility. The students gave their City & Guilds exam at the end of the year and till 2019 14 batches had graduated with one year diplomas.
Since then Hunar has added its Rashidabad (near Tando Allah Yar), Lahore (Bedian Road), Multan (Pak Arab Fertilizer) and Kharian campuses as well as a women’s institute in Karachi that started in 2015 and is in the process of relocation to a new modern upgraded facility. It will start operations by 2019. By end of 2019 two more institutes will be added in Korangi (Karachi), one for women and one for men. Korangi campus is targeted to host a state of the art Teacher’s Training and Excellence Center.
Hunar Foundation’s key objective is to provide school graduates and other young adults with international standard vocational training that meets the expectations of the market, leading to employment or small business creation – and eventually economic freedom and empowerment. Hunar Foundation offers this opportunity to the underprivileged and marginalized segments of society where the need is more urgent.
Hunar offers the students a high quality learning environment of international standards. The workshops are well equipped and the courses designed to meet industry requirements. This ensures a high degree of employability for Hunar graduates.
Hunar Foundation at present is operating six institutes in Pakistan, and over 6000 young men and women have graduated since 2010. With one more institutes to become operational in 2019, THF plans to increase the number of purpose build ‘Institute of excellence’ and introduce more Teaching Training Institute across the country by the year 2030.
A significant component of all our campuses and facilities as well as efforts are geared towards teaching trades to women. By 2030, the goal is to train and certify 100,000 young men and women into bread earners for their families