RCCI President assures support for Islamic relief’s poverty graduation initiative

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RCCI President assures support for Islamic relief's poverty graduation initiative

RAWALPINDI, /DNA/ – A delegation of Islamic Relief Pakistan visited the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and called on President Saqib Rafiq.

The delegation gave a detailed briefing on its project ‘Women Aligned Sustainable Youth- Centered Livelihood Action’ (WASYLA) in the Semi-urban areas of districts Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Quetta. The aim of the project is to uplift the most vulnerable and at risk groups of society i.e., ultra-poor women, people with disabilities, older people, widowed families, and unemployed youth affected by urban poverty through the Poverty Graduation Approach.

President RCCI Saqib Rafiq assured all kinds of support and assistance from the chamber platform for their project, “ WASYLA”.

Senior Vice President Muhammad Hamza Sarosh, Vice President Faisal Shahzad and representatives from the Islamic Relief including Said Usman (Area program manager Rawalpindi), M.Sajid (Food Security & Livelihood Specialist), Naheeda Afridi (Skill Development Officer), Bushra Najeeb (Enterprise Development Officer), Zunaira Nauman (Senior Project Officer), were also present on the occasion.