3 Star Women Skill Development Community Center (3 SWSDC) play vital role in women empowering. Miss Shakeela.
CHITRAL: 3 Star Women Skill Development Community Center was established by three sisters of Tooq Hazrat Abad Tehsil Mastuj in the year 1999 Miss Shakeela Naz, Director of the center said that main objectives of this center was to strengthen women folk to enable them to earn their livelihood with a honor way as women gaining nothing are not liking in our society she added. Miss Ashrafia Bibi and Miss Shahira Khan are the sisters of Miss Shakeela who jointly started this center for sewing, embroidery and improving local handicrafts. They were facing great challenges at first even by their family members but they did not discourage and continue their mission. At first Miss Shakeela Naz get training by Agha Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) Chitral in different skills and handicrafts. As these three sisters were facing financial problems to open their own center so they got a loan from AKRSP of rupees 5000 at initial stage and 10000 in second phase.
They also get loans from First Micro Finance Bank, Agriculture Development Band and National Bank of
Miss Shahira Khan was also awarded by First Micro Finance Bank by investment of their loans in a best and for a profitable purpose which was returned with interest. Hence we could not return rupees 50,000 loan of National Bank of
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