'Enhancing Economic Growth through Creative Industries’

Client: Khwendo Kor and Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU)

Date: 2016

Mera Maan was contracted to undertake End of Project Evaluation of the Kha Jawand Project which was implemented by Khwendo Kor through project funded by CKU (Centre of Culture and Development, Govt of Denmark) from July 2015 to December 2016. The aim of the project was to support skilled artisans from all over KPK and FATA in not only refining and modernizing their already learnt skills and market linkages but also to enhance their capacity in advocacy and lobbying for influencing the policy reforms for artisans.


The 200 women artisans were selected from 10 locations (20 per location) through an intensive mapping process at Chamkani in Peshawar, Shagay Thana in Khyber agency, Agra Payan and Mirzagani Kally in Charsadda, Aziz Abad in Mardan, Pir Payai in Nowshehra, Bannu city, Sabiabad in Karak, Fiza Ghat, Gujar Thangay in Swat and Haripur.