Zong 4G, in collaboration with Pakistan Bait ul Mal (PBM) and with the support of the Ministry of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety (MOPASS), recently held a momentous Graduation Ceremony at Zong headquarters. The ceremony has organized to celebrate the achievements of the first graduates of the centre’s Digital Program, who successfully completed a comprehensive training program in various digital domains.
Empowering Women through the State-of-the-Art Digital Lab
In December 2022, Zong 4G proudly inaugurated a state-of-the-art digital lab at PBM’s women empowerment center in Islamabad. This initiative aims to provide women with essential digital skills and empower them to thrive in the digital age. By equipping women with valuable technological proficiency, this initiative seeks to bridge the gender gap in the digital sector and create opportunities for women to pursue meaningful careers.
Acknowledging Creativity and Craftsmanship
The Graduation Ceremony also celebrated the achievements of 35 women from PBM’s Vocational centres who skillfully crafted handmade sleeves for Zong 4G’s Sustainability Report for the year 2022. Their craftsmanship, creativity, and dedication were showcased through these sleeves, highlighting their immense talent. Certificates of excellence were awarded to all deserving attendees, recognizing their exceptional achievements and commitment to personal growth and development.
Expressing Gratitude and Commitment to Women Empowerment
During the ceremony, Zong 4G presented tokens of appreciation to express gratitude for the attendees’ unwavering commitment to the cause of women empowerment. The official spokesperson for Zong 4G emphasized the company’s dedication to empowering women and stressed the importance of providing equal opportunities for all. The digital lab and vocational initiatives aim to equip women with the necessary skills to excel in the digital era, paving the way for better opportunities and a brighter future.
Continuing the Empowerment Journey
The collaboration between Zong 4G and PBM established the digital lab, which will continue to provide women with essential digital skills. The goal is to empower women to become active participants in Pakistan’s digital economy. By equipping women with valuable technological skills, this initiative strives to bridge the gender gap in the digital sector and enable women to pursue meaningful careers.
Commitment to Empowerment and Sustainable Development
Mr. Amir Fida Paracha, Managing Director of PBM, expressed his appreciation for the initiative during his address at the ceremony. He highlighted the perfect alignment between this initiative and PBM’s mission to empower women and equip them with the necessary skills to thrive in the digital era. He also emphasized the potential and talent that exists within communities, appreciating Zong 4G’s recognition of women from PBM’s vocational centers. The collaboration between Zong 4G, PBM, and MOPASS demonstrates a strong commitment to promoting women’s empowerment and poverty alleviation in Pakistan.
Creating a Positive Impact
The collaboration between Zong 4G, PBM, and MOPASS is making a significant impact on the lives of individuals, families, and communities. By providing women with digital skills and vocational training, this initiative is empowering them to break barriers, overcome poverty, and build sustainable futures. Through their joint efforts, these organizations are fostering inclusive development and creating equal opportunities in Pakistan.