This project aims to train 172 men and women between the ages of 14 – 29 in skills such as pottery (clay work), tailoring, embroidery and housekeeping. Other trainings to be introduced for special people at Umeed-e-Noor include Origami, basic computers and mobile repairing.
Mr. Waseem Younus, Manager Corporate Sales, from BrightSpyre discussed on the issues related to training, career opportunities, and entrepreneurship for people with special needs. He also led light on the efforts of BrightSpyre in working with STEP (Special Talent Exchange Program) in launching the first job board for disabled people. BrightSpyre in collaboration with STEP has embarked on an initiative to support people with disabilities seek better and qualified jobs within Pakistan and abroad.
Future initiatives of BrightSpyre for the special ones were also discussed in the session.