Youth Social Entrepreneurship Course Included in Curriculum in Pakistan

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Youth Social Entrepreneurship Course Included in Curriculum in Pakistan

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The Youth Entrepreneurship Service (YES) Network, a leading supporter of the involvement of youth in social enterprises in Pakistan, is helping integrate social entrepreneurship training with vocational training courses in the country. It has introduced the concept of social entrepreneurship into the curriculum of 155 institutes of the Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC).

An MOU to this effect has been signed between Faisal Ijaz Khan, Chairman of PVTC and Ali Raza Khan, CEO of YES Network. It will help promote the concept of social entrepreneurship among young, aspiring entrepreneurs in Pakistan.

This youth social entrepreneurship course aims at engaging students in finding innovative solutions to social problems in their local communities. It will train them to operate in an organized manner to achieve social goals. At the same time, the course will guide them to build a promising future for themselves and the society.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.

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