TUSDEC joined hands with UNDP for implementing project titled “FATA Recovery Programme” in the war torn area of BARA, Khyber Agency FATA to support rehabilitation process. TUSDEC imparted skills to 625/- youth of BARA, Khyber Agency FATA through funding from UNDP.

Project Objectives & Outcomes

The project objective was to train 625 (300 female & 325 male) youth through 2 months & 3 months vocational skills training program, which would eventually improve the livelihoods of BARA residents. The breakup of 625 trainees, trade wise is mention below

  • 200 trainees in Hand Embroidery
  • 100 trainees in Jewelry
  • 95 trainees in Building Electrician
  • 90 trainees in Solar Technician
  • 90 trainees in Home Appliance repair
  • 50 trainees in Plumbing


The project outcome equipped the natives with demand oriented vocational skills; eventually becoming earning hands to their families. It would not only result in economic recovery of the area but also helped the youth to streamline their energies in productive work.

  • 625 youth registered in trainings.
  • 625 trainees benefited with Rs 3000 Stipend per month.
  • 625 trainees benefited with trade wise tool kits.
  • 2 to 3 Life skills sessions conducted.
  • Certificates to successful trainees.
  • Career Counseling session conducted.
  • Potential employers identified for linking with trainees.

Trainings in all 6 trades

Female Centres

S.No Centre Trade No of Trainees Total



Aka Khel Centre

Jewelry Making 66  


Hand Embroidery 64



Karigar gharay (Sepha)

Jewelry Making 34  


Hand Embroidery 70
3 Shalobar Centre Hand Embroidery 66 66
Grand Total 300


Male Centre

S.No Centre Trade No of Trainees Total





Dogra Institute

Building Electrician 95  


Solar Technician 90
Home Appliances Repair 90
Plumbing 50
Grand Total 325