About DESSI International

DESSI International is women-focused non-religious, non-political and non-profit humanitarian civil society organization based at Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. DESSI International strives to promoting rilli applique arts, skilling youth through TVET, and offering innovative inclusive initiatives for empowerment and dignified well-being of rural women, marginalized and vulnerable communities in a in a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment.


Vision Statement

Envisions world of empowered women, girls and marginalized communities in a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment


Mission Statement

Promoting rilli applique arts, skilling youth through TVET, and offering innovative social initiatives for empowerment and dignified well-being of rural women, marginalized and vulnerable communities in a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment.


Aims and Objectives
  • To promote handmade rilli applique arts and cultural clothing made by marginalized communities and women
  • To provide quality skill development and capacity building training programs to women
  • To instant provide platform and market linkages support to women for their sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Offer innovative inclusive initiatives for women empowerment
  • Envisions world of empowered women, girls, and marginalized communities
  • Safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

Thematic Areas
  • Women Empowerment
  • Arts and Culture
  • Technical and Vocational Education
  • Advocacy and Mobilization
  • Marginalized Communities
  • Climate Change

Locations of Presence

Larkana and Kamber Shahdadkot districts of Sindh province in Pakistan


Registration, Affiliation and Collaboration

Ongoing Projects

  • National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) under Kamyab Jawan Program "Skills for All" (Batch-III) at DESSI International, Larkana in the evening shift for six months duration as allocation of 3 trades (Beautician, Fashion Designing & Tailoring, and Computer Applications and Office Professional

  • Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Human Resources, Research and Development Board (BBSHRRDB) under Phase-XIV at Larkana in the morning shift for four months duration:
    Rs.3 million awarded and allocation of trades (Beautician 100, Tailoring 60 and CIT/Computerized Accounting 50

  • Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Human Resources, Research and Development Board (BBSHRRDB) under Phase-XIV at Kamber Shahdadkot in the name of Islamabad Applique Learning Center of Arts & Technology in the morning shift for four months duration:
    Rs.3 million awarded and allocation of trades (Electrician 50, Solar Energy Technician 50, Fashion Applique Arts 50 and Hand Embroidery 50)

  • Technical and Vocational Institute at Larkana

  • Technical and Vocational Institute at Kamber Shahdadkot

  • Rilli Applique Arts and Crafts, and Women Clothing online shop

  • Beauty Parlor at Larkana

  • Primary Education FREE Tuition Center at Kamber Shahdadkot

  • Rilli Applique workshop at Kamber Shahdadkot

Mission

Our Mission

Promoting rilli applique arts, skilling youth through TVET, and offering innovative social initiatives for empowerment and dignified well-being of rural women, marginalized and vulnerable communities.

Donation

Donate us

You can generously give donations and financially support to DESSI International for promotion of Rilli applique arts, youth skilling and women empowerment sustainability solutions.

Help

Help & support

We always look forward for projects and organizational partnership focusing on the promotion of rilli applique arts, skilling youth through TVET and women empowerment related initiatives

Programs

Our Programs

There is wide range of our completed & ongoing projects which include establishing rilli applique arts outlet, TVET training centers as well as ongoing NAVTTC, BBSHRRDB & self-help projects

Our Causes

Hunger

HUNGER AND POVERTY

Poverty causes hunger.... Millions live with hunger and malnourishment because they simply cannot afford to buy enough food, cannot afford nutritious foods or cannot afford the farming supplies they need to grow enough good food of their own. Hunger can be viewed as a dimension of extreme poverty.
Education

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Education and training which provides knowledge and skills for employment. It uses formal, non-formal and informal learning. It is recognised to be a crucial vehicle for social equity, inclusion and sustainable development. Training can be specific to your requirement, occupation or skill set.
Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS

Rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible.
Culture

ARTS AND CULTURE

The legacy of Sindhi culture promises everything- beauty, dignity, form and style. ... The time stands testimony to the evolution of the applique arts and crafts as the indus civilization ... The handmade rilli applique clothing, applique shawls, applique kurtis and related rilli applique items always compliment all over the globe.

Our Team

Chairperson

Hannan

Chairperson
Team Manager

Aimen Imtiaz

Team Manager
Team Member

Deepa Kumari

Office Manager
Team Member

Priya Kumari

Focal Person
Team Member

Mahesh Kumar

Administrator
Executive

Imtiaz Ahmed

Executive Director

Our Sponsors & Affiliates

United Nations GEIDCO NGO CSW New York Govt. of Pakistan NAVTTC BBSHRRDB ZABTech National Internship Program Islamabad Applique STEVTA SUPPORT Foundation SRSO