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LEP Intervention: Poultry
Place: Rehri Karachi

Background:
Pan Para is located in UC Rehri of Karachi. It is a small village on the Coastal Belt of Sindh. Main source of income of the villagers is fishing. Majority of the population of the village is Sindhi speaking. Locals are very poor and surviving hand to mouth. Pan Para is also one of the most deprived area of Karachi rural. Life is very tough in Pan Para and people have to work very hard for their survival.

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Description:
Pan Para is selected as one of the MISALI village by HANDS. MISALI villages are those which are being supported by HANDS in the field of Health, Education and Livelihood. There are ten MISALI villages in Karachi which are being supported by HANDS. In every MISALI village HANDS has selected five villagers and each villager was given 20 hens and 04 cocks. Purpose of the idea was to provide nutrition to the family of the beneficiary. In Pan Para Chacha Abdullah was selected as beneficiary along with four others. Chacha Abdullah was given 20 Hens and 04 Cocks four months ago. He took care of them and now hens are laying eggs. Chacha Abdullah is utilizing these eggs in his family and also selling them for Rs. 15 per egg. HANDS provided some assets to Chacha Abdullah and he has taken care of the assets very well; now the goal of both HANDS and Chacha Abdullah has been successfully achieved.

Lesson Learned:
Lesson learned from this story is that nothing goes waste everything is productive, the thing needed is patience. When chicks were given to Chacha Abdullah he took care of them and kept patient and now is enjoying the fruit of his patience.

Conclusion:
This story is concluded as one of the successful stories of the HANDS livelihood Program. HANDS should continue with it so that positive change could be brought
in the lives of people like Chacha Abdullah.

 

Nothing Goes Waste

Earning of Livelihood by following some profession is better than living on charity

Background:
Pan Para is located in UC Rehri of Karachi. It is a small village on the Coastal Belt of Sindh. Main source of income of the villagers is fishing. Majority of the population of the village is Sindhi speaking. Community of the village is very poor and almost surviving hand to mouth. Pan Para is also one of the most underdeveloped and deprived area of the Karachi and facing many difficulties like other rural areas. Life is very tough in Pan Para and people have to work very hard for their survival.

Description:
This case study is of Masi Sughra. Masi Sughra was selected as the livelihood beneficiary in HANDS MISALI project. Two goats were purchased for her and were handed over to beneficiary about 6 months ago. She took good care of both goats and now one of them has delivered two kids. Masi Sughra is feeling very happy and is expecting more offspring from other one. She has plan to sell milk of her goat and earn some money. She also has a plan to sell some of the goats when they become more in numbers. Masi Sughra really took very good care of goats and now she is enjoying its fruit. Hopefully she will also take good care of recently born kids.

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Lesson Learned:
Lesson learned from this story is that if any one takes good care of his/her assets then he/she will definitely become successful. As it is proved in this case study that Masi Sughra has taken good care of her goats and now today she is enjoying fruit of her hard work and care.

Conclusion:
This story is concluded as one of the successful stories of the HANDS mobilization process. Because without the mobilization process & livelihood support it was not possible to achieve the desired result. HANDS should keep its mobilization process continue so that positive change could be brought in the lives of people like Masi Sughra.

 

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