KARACHI -- An exhibition displaying handmade crafts by the differently-abled stuAdents under the brand Jiddat atAtracted a large crowd at a local mall on Monday. The display of handmade products was aimed at encouraging the differently-abled children of KaraAchi Vocational Training Centre (KVTC) for their handwork and bringing them to the routine life as mainstream citiAzens. The exhibition was held under the aegis of KVTC.
The products made by the differentAly-abled students were greatly appreAciated by the visitors of all ages. The showcase featured beautiful products including women apparel, printed T-shirts, shawls, cushions, vase, wood-made toys and home decor items that were the focus of public attention.
The visitors not only appreciated the quality of handmade crafts of the students, but also shopped several displayed items. The special students also presented various musical and tabloid performances that kept the audience enthralled.
KVTC's Patron and Chief Executive Senator Abdul Haseeb Khan, speakAing on the occasion, said the purpose of the exhibition was to highlight the skills and talent of the differently-abled students as a responsible sociAety. 'We have a vital role to play in this regard,' he emphasised.
'The world of KVTC is altogether different from the rest as special stuAdents are trained as per their specific academic needs in an atmosphere free of disturbance,' he said, adding the under-trainees always lived in peace and followed the motto of 'work, work and work'.
Abdul Haseeb Khan informed the audience that as many 128 male and female special children are currently under-training at the institute...