The Hunar Foundation (THF) is a non-profit organization established in 2008 with the commitment of generating social change by creating a “Skilled Pakistan”.
THF aims to address the challenges of livelihood for the youth by providing quality vocational training of international standards. We provide skills and training of various trades through our one year courses followed by internships in the industry or commercial organizations.
Aside from professional training, THF is also committed to creating better human beings by teaching work ethics, social and moral values. We are specifically focused on these critical aspects of social conduct so as to produce a high quality, skilled workforce of integrity, and who are readily employable locally and abroad.
In Pakistan and around the world, a shortage of skilled labour is a phenomenon that is becoming a significant concern.
The world over:
- 75 million youth are unemployed;
- half of youth are not sure that their post-secondary education has improved their chances of finding a job; and
- almost 40% of employers say a lack of skills in the main reason for entry-level vacancies.
- Pakistan houses one of the youngest populations in the world. About 57% (over 100 million) of Pakistan’s population is below 25 years of age. Within this population, those aged between 15 to 35 account for almost 37% or 66 million people. Assuming 3 million are graduates, we are left with almost 63 million young adults who are potentially skill able