The project aimed at providing “decent” employment to target women in earthquake affected areas of AJK. The immediate objectives of the project were: to help overcome livelihood crisis created or aggravated by the October 2005 earthquake and lessen dependence on relief in favour of self-help and self-reliance through the proposed training and income generation. Semiotics was recruited to provide the service for identifying and delivering training.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED
- Carried out Employment Opportunity Identification (EOI) Study ; explored/identified the range and quality of existing local marketable/ employable skills among women of areas of AJK, potential for developing/harnessing certain skills and existing/potential linkages between skills and capabilities among local women and the local public/private sector job market and self-employment opportunities.
- Developed training material & delivered the trainings at four locations.
- Provided post-training employment placement & business development support to 400 women in AJK.
- Prepared draft and final reports