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Livelihoods Employment and Enterprise Development

Livelihoods Employment and Enterprise Development

Institute of Rural Management in collaboration with the National Rural Support Program (NRSP) and financial assistance from the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) has launched a Livelihoods Employment and Enterprise Development (LEED) project in Districts Rajanpur and D.G. Khan.

Vocational training is one of the four major components of the project and aims at imparting vocational and technical training to the rural youth from the target districts to enhance their skills and enable them to generate decent livelihoods.

After successful completion of the previous phase of vocational training under the Livelihood Enhancement and Protection project, NRSP has partnered with IRM for imparting vocational skills training under the LEED project.

The LEED project is focusing on beneficiaries from the Districts D.G. Khan and Rajanpur. Under this project 2,596 target beneficiaries, selected by NRSP field teams, are getting 30, 45, 60, 90 and 120 days training, both residential and non-residential.

As part of the project, mobile vocational centers have been established for successful delivery of field training to the community and IRM is also conducting training events in its established Vocational, Technical and Educational Centers (VTECs) in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Workbooks on different skills training are also prepared for participants’ assistance.

Objectives:

To impart vocational and technical training to the rural youth from the target districts to enhance their skills and enable them to generate decent livelihoods.

Duration:

1 year

Target beneficiaries:

2,596 participants from Districts D.G. Khan and Rajanpur.

Institute of Rural Management
#7, Sunrise Avenue, Main Park Road near COMSATS University,
Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tel: +92 51 8742201-7
Fax: +92 51 8742208
Email: info@irm.edu.pk