From being Burden to becoming Bread Winners

Women Social Enterprise (WSE), now renamed as 'CIQAM', has a unique beginning unlike many development projects and initiatives. Initiated as a pilot activity to provide poor households access to income earning opportunities through engaging young girls...

Currently WSE employs over 90 young women in 7 technical trades mainly from poor and marginalized families supported by more than 20 men with different skills


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The Logo

CIQAM logo has been designed from the wood patterns of Altit Fort. These Patters are believed to be more then 800 years old.

What We Do

Provide poor households access to income earning opportunities. through engaging young girls in heritage development project activities of the Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan

Young women were inducted into non-traditional technical skills including masonry and carpentry.

Empowering women to generate income by learning skills and working in the society.

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Where We Work

CIQAM is operating in the premises of Altit Fort.

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