Promoting the Handicrafts of Southern Punjab through Women Social Enterprises

The proposed project aims to establish three small scale social enterprises, managed by the artisan community’s common interest groups in Tehsil & District Multan. Establishing these enterprises would enable 125 women & 15 men artisans belonging to Union Council Binda Sandeela to practice their indigenous embroidery & art work and earn a decent income by practicing the following 05 trades; Advance Level Hand Embroidery, Advance Training on Cuts & Stitching, Drafting & Tracing - Pattern Making, Screen / Block Printing – Ajrak Making, and Adda Work.

Targeted Area:

Union Council Binda Sandila, Multan.


The objectives of the proposed project are as under:  
FDO aims to empower the vulnerable communities in UC Binda Sandeela, Tehsil & District Multan through:
  • Organizing communities into 05 Common Interest Groups (CIG’s)
  • Training 125 women & 15 men in advanced level marketable vocational trades
  • Establishing 03 Small Scale Enterprises and developing their linkages for sales/ marketing. 


This project was made possible with support from the American people delivered through the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of Farmers Development Organization (FDO) and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of USAID or the U.S Government.

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