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inDriver’s opens its First Free IT center in Pakistan

10 September 2022, BeginIT, a social educational project launched by inDriver has tied up with JDC Foundation to build its first free IT center in Pakistan for underprivileged children.

inDriver’s social educational project, “BeginIT” has launched its first IT center in Karachi, Pakistan, in collaboration with the reputable NGO, JDC Foundation who are actively working on providing free education to underprivileged students in Karachi.

The chief guests of the event was Federal IT and Telecom minister of Pakistan; Mr. Syed Amin ul haque, alongside with Deputy commissioner -Karachi, Mr.Taha Saleem, Ms.Jahan Ara; an ex-president of the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT (P@SHA), Sarwat Gillani, a veteren actress and activist for child education, and JDC founder Mr.Zafar Abbas, were also in attendance.

The event marked the official launch of the “BeginIT” , a social project powered by inDriver. The program is aimed at providing free IT education and free IT Center equipped with all the modern equipment and facilities required for the courses to serve underprivileged children from orphanages, boarding schools, and rural schools.

“BeginIT is a global social and educational project launched by inDriver in 2012. The project is aimed at assisting talented, yet marginalized, children in the markets we serve, in gaining exposure to information technology and helping them acquire the skills and knowledge to eventually develop careers in IT”. said Senior BD Manager of inDirver, Mr.Hassan Qureshi

Overall, 127 orphanages, children’s homes and remote agricultural schools from 13 different countries participated in this project. Under this project, 30 students have been selected for our first batch from different regions of Karachi who are eager to learn IT and want to build their future in Information Technology.

“Through this project, we aim to empower the future generation and help them in building our economy and contribute towards the development of our nation”. said Ms.Sidra Kiran — PR & Communication Manager, inDriver — Pakistan

She further added: “Our belief is that each student at BeginIT can eventually become an expert in various fields of information technology. Through coursework and lessons, our goal is to provide each of them with a strong foundation in IT and empower them with such skills that they will be able to pursue their own interests and create their own opportunities and we are really optimistic about the results in Pakistan”.