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Colourful women gala to start today

March 09, 2024
The screenshot is from a reel posted by Lets Grow Together on its Instagram page. — Instagram/letsgrowtogethercommunity
The screenshot is from a reel posted by Let's Grow Together on its Instagram page. — Instagram/letsgrowtogethercommunity

Islamabad:Lets’ Grow Together, a community of entrepreneurs will organise a colourful Islamabad Women Gala 2024, ‘Bahar Rung’ at Lok Virsa here today (Saturday), featuring a number of displays of handmade products by women artisans.

The two-day event ‘Bahaar Rung’ aims at promoting home based women workers and artisans while it will also pay tribute to working women who work equal to men and earn livelihood for their families.

More than 130 stalls of made in Pakistan homemade products by women entrepreneurs including a variety of lifestyle exhibits like fashion products, interior décor products, furniture, resin art, paintings, garments and jewellery, etc., will be displayed at Lok Virsa while some stalls will also be given to children to inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship among the young minds and engage them in healthy activities.

Besides celebrating International Women’s Day, the event aims at welcoming spring season and also the holy month of Ramadan with related activities.

This event is a family event which has activities for women and families who can visit the exhibition as well as enjoy local foods as our stalls are offering variety of foods for the families and visitors in a cultural environment while some stalls of imported products will also setup for income generation of women entrepreneurs, said Ambreen Haider, a leader of Lets Grow Together Community while talking to APP here Friday.

Women Gala Islamabad is a fulfilled event encouraging women entrepreneurs across the country for the welfare of local community of women entrepreneurs in Islamabad. ‘Let’s Grow Together’ community is a dedicated platform for handmade, homemade, art and craft entrepreneurs especially women working with the mission to create economic opportunities.

It facilitates the beneficiaries through various platforms exclusively aimed to create business opportunities for small entrepreneurs at various where artisans can display their products, share their business stories, outline their own terms, interact and network with their counterparts, she said, adding that “such events help empower women, educate children, improve health and enable communities to thrive and succeed.”