CRSD joins hand with Sindh Government and Corporate Sector for fund raising in our thematic focused area of Youth Capacity Building.

dsc00047In today’s competitive world it is necessary for the youth of Pakistan to compete in the job market. To upgrade the skills of students in job market the Center for Research and Social Development (CRSD) in sponsorship of Government of Sindh and Corporate sector initiated a program namely “Your Career Track”. It aims at establishing career counselling programs across lower- and middle-income educational institutes in Province of Sindh. The dual purpose of the project is to prepare students and new graduates entering the workforce for their careers as well as to build capacity within educational institutes for career guidance.

The program focused the following objectives:

Project Objectives

  1. Helping young people gain greater self-awareness vis-à-vis interests, values, abilities and personality styles.
  1. Engaging young people in decision-making process so that they can choose a career path that is well suited to their abilities.
  1. Connecting young people to resources so that they can become more knowledgeable about occupations.
  1. Promoting the profile of entrepreneurship as a viable career path.
  1. Ensuring sustainability and replication of career counseling programs across the country.

Outreach: Sindh Province, Underserved Areas, middle and lower income communities.

Direct and Indirect Beneficiaries: Youth of Sindh having age of 12~29 years. This program initially implemented in five (5) districts of Sindh I.e. Karachi, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhase, Nawabshah and Thatta and would be expanded in future to all over Sindh province.