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.