Peace, Education & Life Skills

Promoting messages of peace, tolerance and awareness among the masses and developing soft skills, attitudes and behaviors that are conducive for a respectful and harmonious environment at the household, community and institutional level. ECI uses Education and awareness as basic tools to mitigate the challenges of violence and unemployment by promoting peace and providing life skills based education.

In the domain of Peace, Education & Life skills ECI has developed several curricula, implemented projects and conducted trainings for multiple national and international organizations.

Capacity Building & Mentorship in Dialogue, Negotiation, and Leadership for Policy Impact Initiative with Youth Leaders/Activists from KPK, Sindh and Balochistan - UNDP

ECI has been recruited for this assignment by UNDP to develop the capacities of selected youth activists in Sindh, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the fields of leadership, results oriented negotiation with key actors, and effective communication.


Location: All across Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan
Target Audience: Youth Activists
Number of Beneficiaries: 54

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Online Learning Courses via Zoom
  • Online Mentoring Sessions
  • Exposure Visits for Hands-on Learning


Tajdeed e Amn - DAI

ECI has been recruited for this assignment by Azme Pakistan, DAI to strengthen work of already existing student platforms such as the Art & Designing society, Character Building society and Culture Society


Location: Multan
Target Audience: Youth of Bahauddin Zakriya University Multan
Number of Beneficiaries: 150

Methodology and Innovations:

  • 10 Day Training on CVE themes
  • Mentoring of Youth to Conduct SAPs
  • Planning and Conduct of SAPs
  • TEDx style events
Social Changemaker Program - DAI


This program seeks to build the capacity of local youth by providing them awareness on CVE and train them to implement social action projects effectively.


Location: Gulzar e Hijri and Pehlwan Goth District East Karachi
Target Audience: Local Youth
Number of Beneficiaries: 60

Methodology and Innovations:

  • 10 Day Training on CVE themes
  • Mentoring of Youth to Conduct SAPs
  • Planning and Conduct of SAPs
Azme Naujawan - DAI

The project is 8 months long and aims to provide public space for positive engagement and creating youth groups in vulnerable 22 areas of Karachi. Youth groups were formed and engaged for 2 cohorts, 1 cohort was 6 months longs, on total Azme Naujawan will implement 400+ Social action projects across Karachi.

Location: 22 Areas of Karachi
Target Audience: Local Youth

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Training of at risk youth on CVE themes
  • Planning and Conduct of 400+ SAPs
Khairat Zimedari ke Sath – A Project on Safe Charity - DAI

ECI was contracted by DAI to mobilize the relevant stakeholders and launch a Safe Charity awareness campaign in collaboration with Jhang Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) for peace promotion and CVE.


Location: Jhang and Chiniot
Target Audience: Staff of Chambers of Commerce
Number of Beneficiaries: 400 staff members with further outreach to 10,000 people

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Customized IEC material
  • 3 awareness seminars for chamber members, business association members and managerial level and industrial staff
Peace Players – District East, Karachi

ECI was awarded a grant in District East for engaging male and female students from 16 educational institutes in 04 sports activities. 244 youth were targeted in total with 220 males and 24 females. 17 orientation sessions were held, followed by 28 sports matches and 4 mega events. The aim was to engage students, school staff, parents and local community members and emphasize the messages of peace and the need to address Violence & Extremism issues.

Location: Karachi
Target Audience: Youth
Number of Beneficiaries: 244

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Peace tournaments of football, volleyball, cricket and badminton.
  • 3 Orientation sessions with youth to emphasize the messages of peace and the need to address Violence & Extremism issues.
Professionals as Peace Ambassadors – DAI South Punjab

Professionals as Peace Ambassadors aimed to capacitate teachers and students of 03 Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC) affiliated Vocational Training Institutes (VTIs): VTI-Male, VTI-Female and VTI-Shuja Abad.


Location: Multan
Target Audience: Youth

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Training of Teachers & Trainers (TOTT) and 6 trainings of students.
  • 15 Peace Initiatives
  • Mega Show & Tell events
Life Skills Based Education (LSBE) - Plan Pakistan

For Plan International, Empowerment thru Creative Integration (ECI) Private Limited, successfully devised and formulated a customized & user friendly Life Skills Based Education training curricula; catering to the needs of young boys & girls and arranged a roll-out of two TOTs in order to train the trainers for taking the said cause forward.


Location: Thatta, Kot Addu, Muzaffargarh
Target Audience: Young boys and girls
Beneficiaries: 449

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Development of one of its kind curriculum (workbooks and trainers manual) on sensitive topics including ‘reproductive health of youngsters’
  • ToTs for effective delivery of the training to youth

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