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APNA ROZGAR (Empowering Abilities)

Supporting Self-Employment for Persons with Disabilities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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Success Story.

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Success Story.

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Success Story.

INTRODUCTION:

Apna Rozgar Scheme, an initiative by Friends of Paraplegics for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), is dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities by providing them with the necessary resources and support to establish their own businesses or explore employment opportunities. Our mission is to foster entrepreneurship and cultivate economic independence within the community of PWDs. Apna Rozgar Scheme,is designed to provide one time grant facilities to the micro, small and medium (MSMEs) startups and existing business in collaboration with EqullayAble. Apna Rozgar Scheme has been designed with special focus on generating employment opportunities for the Persons with Disabilities by creating economic activities. Supporting seldf-employment for persons with disabilites in Pakistan with investmetn an opportunity to create positive change. By empowering PWDs to beconme enterpreneures, this programe can contrbute to their ecnomic and social well-being, fostering a more inclusive and equitiable socity in Pakistan. Collaborative efforts with local organization and stackholders will be instrumental in the successul implementation of this initiative.

SCOPE:

APNA ROZGAR Scheme will facilitate in terms of financial support to startups and existing businesses in Khyberpakhtunkhwa. The scheme emphasizes trade, shops, general stors, service, manufacturing, agriculture and livestock sectors.

OBJECTIVES:

1. To empower PwD's in Pakistn by enabling them too become self-employed entreprenurs.
2. To promote ecnomic independence and reduce the dependency on social assistance.
3. To foster inclusibity and reduce stigma associated with disabilities within communities.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The following eligibility criteria will be adhered to process the grant under APNA ROZGAR Programe:
1. Age should be 18 years & above.
2. Having less the 35,000 family income per month.
3. Gender: Male / Female / Transgender.
4. Business Location: Khyberpakhtunkhwa.
5. Business Type: Sole Proprietor.
6. For startups / new businesses
7. Having a viable business plan for existing businesses
8. Domiicile holder of district Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan,Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Upper DIr, Lower Dir, Karak, Lakimarwat and Bannu.
9. Having valid computerized National Identy Card/Form-B (Specil Category).
10. Not an employee of any Government, Semi-Govrnement or Autonomous body.
11. Not a regular student.
12. Not a loan defulter of other organization.
13. Have he received grant from other organizaton.

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APNA ROZGAR
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Accessible Pakistan Project with German Embassy.

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Civil secretariat KPK.

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Bus Rapid Transport Service (BRT) Peshawar.