Youth Mobilization in Sindh

Undertaken in association with Youth Affairs Department, Government of Sindh and UNFPA, this project worked with young men and women of Sindh province between the ages of 15-24 years. The programme sought to empower youth by equipping them with the skills they needed to bring change in their own communities. Energetic youth and teenagers across Sindh province were recruited for community mobilization and development programmes, which included seminars and workshops to enable them to undertake social action projects in their respective communities. During the course of the project ECDI undertook the following activities, which included:

  • Providing seminars and vocational training workshops,
  • Interacting with youth, encouraging them to speak up and express their opinions,
  • Recruiting motivated and interested youth across different regions of Sindh.
  The youth and teenagers targeted in the project included educational and professional classifications, namely,

  1. School going youth
  2. College going youth
  3. University going youth
  4. Professional youth
A series of 10 awareness seminars for 150-200 youth and 5 training workshops for 30 youth on the topic of “Community Development and Mobilization of Youth” was delivered in colleges, polytechnic institutes, and educational foundation across Khairpur, Larkana, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Nagarparkar, Tando Adam, Sanghar, Sukkur and Karachi across the Sindh Province of Pakistan.