USAID-funded training graduation ceremony of 143 young girls

Karachi:November 24:Deputy Consul General John Warner attended the graduation ceremony of 143 young girls trained under a United States Agency for International Development-funded training programme implemented at Aman Tech – one of Pakistan’s leading vocational training institutes for under-served youths.
This was the second group of trainees to graduate from the “Training and Reading for Adolescents in Need” project under the Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Programme of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID), said a press release issued by the US Consulate General on Wednesday.
The young girls from Karachi received basic education for five months, along with technical training in the art of stitching, for three months where they learned the skills of making bedsheets, curtains and women’s apparel.
Deputy CG Warner said, “I am glad that USAID and Aman Tech have been able to open the doors to prosperity for these young girls through a mix of vocational training and education. This project has provided them with the tools they need to become productive citizens with a positive influence on their families and society.”
Aman Foundation CEO Malik Ahmad Jalal said, “Aman Foundation strongly believes in empowering women, as they play a vital role in nurturing their families and hence the nation as a whole. We thank USAID for continued support and hope our mutual mission of empowering women and transforming lives will brighten Pakistan’s future.”The news.