Since its inception of 2004, Kaarvan has worked diligently to open more than 250 training centers in 12 districts in more than 1000 villages all over the Punjab and KPK. With over 19000 women trained in life skills, more than 8000 women have been capacitated with market linkages in order to integrate them into the economy. 455 women have been given real-time training by taking them into the market hubs and teaching them the basics of ‘business as usual.’
Kaarvan’s local research demonstrates that after just three months of vocational training and employment for economic gains, within six months, more than 51% of the women were investing more into the lives of their children. This means that within six months, more than half of the families were benefiting from the economic earnings of their female members. While this research is localized and time-bound, it shows the diﬀerence that small-scale grass-root level change can bring.
Enhancing relational capacities through skills development
Craving connections with relevant urban markets
Bridging the gap between rural and urban communities