Background

AWSDC is a Non-Governmental Organization established in 1999 in Pakistan serving Afghan women for their 

skills development and economic empowerment. AWSDC starts project which  aims to scale up the novel income-

generating program piloted by AWSDC that address the issues of resource scarcity at women’s protection centers 

and a lack of economic independence and transferable skills for the women. The pilot program consisted of 

vocational trainings in tailoring that were customized to the needs, interests and skill levels of the women,  This 

intervention have proven to be effective in providing women with self-help tools to gain economic independence 

and become entrepreneurs.

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