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Ibraheem commented on Transforming camps into communities.

Hello Shane,

Thanks for your insightful question. As per our findings from our pilot phase we have concluded that:

- These people have been now conditioned to be dependent on either foreign aid, government support or any third party.
- Few international donor agencies even paid them to attend their training programs which has killed their own urge to work for their better future because they believe, its better to attend so called learning course for 4-5 days and get few bucks for attending it without even implementing their knowledge.
- Because of political instability, they have accepted that they are not the 1st grade citizens of this country because of certain discrimination in behavior of people from other parts of this country.

Therefore, based upon our findings; we have decided to spark a new wave of life in them by injecting an entrepreneurial spirit among the masses particularly youngsters so they can start designing better future for their generations.

For that purpose, I shall upload our user map experience document by tonight, furthermore: We plan to have advisory board (tribal heads of the community) to support us in this cause as its in their culture to follow their elders so it will ensure authenticity of our work.

Secondly, there are great people in KPK belt who are running their own coaching centers usually on weekends, so we can employ them as permanent staff to teach those skills to our students as this will increase employment among the senior people of the region.

Last but not the least, we shall connect the vendors (our students and their products) with leading industry chambers and business system to give them access to higher market and customer base (based upon my existing network) as I am member of many business forums including The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Open Islamabad etc.