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Sheheryar Javed , a  32 years, speech and hearing impaired (hard of hearing) by birth belongs to a middle class family and residing  at Islamabad. His  younger brother has the same problem. After the death of his father in November 2001. Despite challenges being speech and hearing impairment, he kept on struggling and continued his education.

“(Sometimes it got very difficult to understand the lecture in the class due to sitting in the back row. But he coped up with this problem by asking a special request to head of department  to let him sit in the front row so that he can hear and understand  the lecture.)”

He  was  keen  to  get  education  and  continued  his struggle  despite  multilevel  challenges  at  home,  in educational  institutions  and  community  and  finally managed   to   complete   his   Master   Degree   from University of the Peshawar. Later on he took trainings in accounts (using Quick  Book, Peach Tree, Tally and MYOB). He applied for many jobs in UN offices, US agencies, and many other MNCs like Telenor, Mobilink, Nayatel, etc. but unable  to secure a Job. He faced rejections multiple times from the companies he has applied to. He came to know about Livelihood Resource Centre-Islamabad  in  March  2015  and  get  himself registered. LCDDP facilitated him in getting the various trainings like:

  • Advance Excel (at MAKTECH Institute of Information & Technology Islamabad) March-Apri12015.
  • One month Graphic Designing Training (at LCDDP Islamabad) NOV, 2015 in collaborated with MAKTECH Institute of Information & Technology Islamabad.

Effective proposal writing skills (LCDDP in collaboration with Skill Development Council and National Training Bureau, Government of Pakistan, etc.

The  trainings  by  LCDDP  increased  his  skills  and confidence  and  enhanced   his  employability  skills. During the Job Fair organized by LCDDP in collaboration with Sightsavers and Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PCCI) he secure a job in accounts section. Currently, Sheheryar is employed as Accounts officer at Shaqurri International (Pvt.) Limited, Islamabad and earning good money.

Because of his Great passion for learning and skills and expertise, guidance and trainings  provided by LCDDP, he got confidence. As per his family members. “Sheheryar future got brighter with the support from LCDDP. He got good Job, became independent and financially stable. He started to support himself and his family .He started contributing to the family expenses.

Sheheryar is also very good at sports and have won the different sports competition, including Badminton competition during his studies at Peshawar University.


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