Development Fellowship Program
The Development Fellowship Program is designed to empower citizens to help those people who are in need. This program is based on the idea that everyone does not need to be a doctor to save the lives of people; each individual has the talent to become a hero and lead by example. This initiative will also help students in unleashing their leadership skills, which will set them for success in their future life as well!
The Development Fellowship Program has been launched by Pak Health Consultants (PHC), a leading healthcare solution provider in Pakistan. PHC wants to create a safer Pakistan, with the highest standards in healthcare facilities. With this purpose, PHC has launched the Development Fellowship Program to make individuals able to help communities who are facing problems. Its main purpose is to make the Pakistani youth responsible citizens of tomorrow.
This program introduces learners to communities who are in need of help, makes them understand how to assist these communities and how to create a network with them and the alumni. This program is specifically designed for high school and university students. The program covers a duration of 3 to 4 weeks of training which comprises 17 hours of coursework and a simultaneous practical project.
Before admittance to the program, the potential candidates are interviewed to know about their future plans and the social causes they are concerned about. This helps us in placing them in appropriate partnerships with particular organizations. Once selected, the candidates would be rigorously involved in community building and mobilization activities by the instructors. The teachers would be familiarizing them with social issues prevailing in the society; this includes awareness of gender rights, mental health, harassment problems, and social inequalities.
For leaving a strong social impact on society, this novel program offers training on the following topics:
- Ethics of philanthropic (comprised of 0.5 hours)
- Empathetic communication (comprised of 2 hours)
- Professionalism in the development sector (comprised of 0.5 hours)
- Community mobilization (comprised of 2 hours)
- Sociocultural theories of development (comprised of 2 hours)
- Designing thinking in development (comprised of 5 hours)
- Setting up social enterprises (comprised of 3 hours)
- Campaigning and fundraising (comprised of 2 hours)
Through the project, the candidates would be learning the following skills practically:
- Planning and Piloting
- Market Research and Analysis
- Focus Group Discussions
- Internet Research
- Social Media Campaigning
The project would be constructed by the participants after they thoroughly familiarize themselves with the field and project area. This includes their know-how of the partner NGO and their sites. After that, the candidates will be discussing their ideas with their supervisors. The social action plan would be built in direct collaboration with their supervisor.
Young people who are concerned about the downtrodden communities in their country should join this program. It will inspire them to create an impact for the people around them, for the rest of their lives. The program will instill leadership qualities in the youth. Moreover, it will help students learn practical social and communication skills by interacting with people from various backgrounds. The program will make the learners better researchers by making them understand how to conduct quality research and survey work. It can help them in thinking about creating their own social welfare organizations as well.
PHC offers value for money and provides a hassle-free registration process. High school and university students can register with us through our website. The fee for this course is 15,000 PKR which is one-time only. The fee can be submitted through direct bank transfer as well to our designated account.