Umeed Jawan Programme (Youth Workforce Development)

Thematic area:

Engaging youth through career counselling

Project duration:

Engaging youth through career counselling

Donor agency:

Creative Association International

Geographical Location:

South Punjab (Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, Lodhran)

Project Objectives:
  • Establishment of two career development canters in Muzaffargargh and Lodhran
  • Internship programme of 3 months duration in different organisations
  • Strengthening four career development centers by organizing trainings for 20 career development officers
  • Capacity building trainings and mentoring seminar for students
  • Establish career development portal


  • Established CDC at Beacon Hall post graduate college Muzaffagarh, executive college DunyaPur, Lodhran. Two CDC established at BahauddinZakria University Multan and Islamia University Bahawalpur.
  • 20 Career Development Officers trained in career counselling and mentoring to train students.
  • 350 students were placed in different organizations for internship
  • Career development web and portal developed for students to provide them the career opportunities.
  • 6 Mentoring seminar were organized in different cities of Punjab ( Bahawalpur, Multan, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, )
  • Case studies and awareness raising campaigns with media conducted

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