Registered in 2008 under the Societies Act 1860, Hunar Foundations took its first batch in January 2010 in premises supplied by Delhi Mercantile Society, Karachi in its DMS School facility. The students gave their City & Guilds exam at the end of the year and till 2019 14 batches had graduated with one year diplomas.
Since then Hunar has added its Rashidabad (near Tando Allah Yar), Lahore (Bedian Road), Multan (Pak Arab Fertilizer) and Kharian campuses as well as a women’s institute in Karachi that started in 2015 and is in the process of relocation to a new modern upgraded facility. It will start operations by 2019. By end of 2019 two more institutes will be added in Korangi (Karachi), one for women and one for men. Korangi campus is targeted to host a state of the art Teacher’s Training and Excellence Center.
Hunar Foundation’s key objective is to provide school graduates and other young adults with international standard vocational training that meets the expectations of the market, leading to employment or small business creation – and eventually economic freedom and empowerment. Hunar Foundation offers this opportunity to the underprivileged and marginalized segments of society where the need is more urgent.
Hunar offers the students a high quality learning environment of international standards. The workshops are well equipped and the courses designed to meet industry requirements.This ensures a high degree of employability for Hunar graduates.
In addition, the students are taught IT and English language courses. Importance is also given to work ethics and moral and social values.
Today Hunar Foundation has 6 campuses; five for males one for females and another set to be finished in January 2020 complete with it's first Training Institute. THF plans to increase the number of purpose build 'Institute of excellence' and introduce more Training Institute across the country by the year 2030, graduating 100,000 students annually.
A significant component of all our campuses and facilities as well as efforts are geared towards teaching trades to women. By 2030, the goal is to train and certify 100,000 young men and women into bread earners for their families.
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