Promoting the Handicrafts of Southern Punjab through Women Social Enterprises
The proposed project aims to establish three small scale social enterprises, managed by the artisan community’s common interest groups in Tehsil & District Multan. Establishing these enterprises would enable 125 women & 15 men artisans belonging to Union Council Binda Sandeela to practice their indigenous embroidery & art work and earn a decent income by practicing the following 05 trades; Advance Level Hand Embroidery, Advance Training on Cuts & Stitching, Drafting & Tracing - Pattern Making, Screen / Block Printing – Ajrak Making, and Adda Work.
The objectives of the proposed project are as under:
FDO aims to empower the vulnerable communities in UC Binda Sandeela, Tehsil & District Multan through:
Union Council Binda Sandila, Multan.
Key Interventions/ Achievements:
- Organizing communities into 05 Common Interest Groups (CIG’s)
- Training 125 women & 15 men in advanced level marketable vocational trades
- Establishing 03 Small Scale Enterprises and developing their linkages for sales/ marketing.
90 female trained in advance Level Hand Embroidery
10 participants (5 F+ 5M) trained in drafting and Tracing - Pattern Making
10 participants (5 F+ 5M) trained in advance Training on Cuts & Stitching
20 females trained in advance Adda work