Vocational Training Institute
Moawin believes in empowerment and gender equality. Moawin aims at not only providing education to the youth but also imparting them income-generating skills so that they could learn, and earn for themselves and their families. Vocational training plays a crucial role in skill development. Moreover, the students pass out with hands-on skills and expertise to start their jobs or new startups. The importance of vocational training cannot be denied.
Moawin Foundation, in collaboration with the Government of Punjab, has established Vocational Training Institute (VTI) in village Mahmunwali, District Sheikhupura, and Qila Mian Singh, District Nankana Sahib, Punjab. It offers vocational training to teachers and students to develop their skills. 1,338 students have passed out to date. Vocational Training Institute provides training in the following trades;
• Motorcycle Mechanic
MF started this initiative at a vocational training institute to equip youth to learn skills. Moreover, MF believes that access to capital] is another step toward self-sustainability. For this, MF collaborated with Akhuwat and has provided interest-free loans to 187 young boys and girls who graduated from MF’s adopted VTIs.
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Moawin Foundation (MF) entered into an MoU with Siddiq Shafi (Pvt) Ltd on January 1, 2021, to establish a Rozgar Centre for stitching shoes in the VTI adopted by MF in Mahmunwali Village, District Sheikhupura. The female diploma holders from the VTI with requisite skills were employed in this initiative. The training was provided to the students free of cost and now they are earning per piece wages. All expenses on machinery & training were provided by Siddiq Shafi (Pvt) Ltd.
Moawin Foundation (MF) in collaboration with Bismillah Textiles Limited, Faisalabad started the cutting and packing of the raw material. This initiative also provided employment opportunities to female VTI students. To facilitate this initiative, MF constructed a lab with a store and washroom in the VTI located in Mahmunwali, Sheikhupura. These initiatives helped the local community and the female students earn a living.