Women Lead Enterprises for Women – Game Changer
June 2, 2016 2 Comments
With the support of a great philanthropist Apa Daulat Rahimtoola, 25 girls from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, have received an intense and prolific training in the area of entrepreneurship, self grooming and beautician. The program was also supported by Aga Khan Economic Planning Board (AKEPB) and Injaz, Pakistan.
During this training girls from far flung areas of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral have visited Karachi for a one month long course and attend secessions carefully and professionally designed by the experts of ,Pivot Point, which is owned by Besides, hands on skills, the course has also focused on how to utilize the indigenous products of GB and Chitral to provide cost effective and more efficient ways to maintain and enhance body health and skin care, in particular for women. This basic training course will be providing the girls from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral the skills to start up their own micro enterprises and generate income for the well being of their families.
“The people of Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral are sitting literally on gold mines” Apa Daulat Rahimtoola.
In this training Apa Daulat Rahimmtoola, who is beside being a great philanthropist is also a very successful entrepreneur, has personally taken a special interest to enlighten the girls and motivating them to be visionary in their lives, focus of progressive and collaborative development and working hard.
“She (Daulat Rahimatoola) has given us confidence and courage to see a vision to be a very successful women entrepreneur.” Farzana
One of the course participants Ms. Farzana from Gupis, put her experience in these words,
“This training program was a great opportunity for me, I have learned a lot for the training sessions and different instructors. However, what I have learned from Apa Daulat Rahimtoola is nothing to compare with. With examples from her own life and her entrepreneur experience she has given us confidence and courage to see a vision to be a very successful women entrepreneur. She helped me to end my fear of failure and enabled to work hard with a dream of success. I am very much thankful to her! I am also thankful to AKEPB and Injaz, Pakistan for their contributions for facilitating this training”
Apa Daulat Rahimtoola has also expressing her views:
“It is my pleasure to be helpful to these young girls and I am sure that this training will enable them to further harness their skills and to be independent in their lives. It is important for girls to be independent and beneficial for the whole society to progress as a whole. The people of Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral are sitting literally on gold mines in terms of the fruits, herbs, weather, and mineral resources, they just need exposure and right resources to exploit their precious reservoirs. I am so pleased to help all these young girls from Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.”