Austria

Training carers for the elderly by Caritas Austria

The project “Carer for the Elderly” (HelferIn für alte Menschen) aims at training young persons with a disability or impairment, between the ages of 18 and 24, as in-patient care assistants in retirement or care homes, and at placing them in the primary job market.

Brazil

A scalable assistive technology initiative by F123 Consulting

The F123 Initiative leverages investments made by thousands of individuals, companies, and governments in free and open-source technologies to make internships, and consequently employment opportunities, that are available in small companies accessible to persons with disabilities.

Canada

Colombia

DACH

Dialogue social enterprise by Dialogue in the Dark

Dialogue in the Dark is a unique platform for communication and close exchange, provoking a change in perspectives and, in the process, creating jobs worldwide for blind and differently-abled people.

Training carers for the elderly by Caritas Austria

The project “Carer for the Elderly” (HelferIn für alte Menschen) aims at training young persons with a disability or impairment, between the ages of 18 and 24, as in-patient care assistants in retirement or care homes, and at placing them in the primary job market.

Denmark

Equal employment opportunities by Specialist People Foundation

Specialisterne is internationally recognised as the first and foremost example of how highly functioning people with autism can become effectively integrated in society and provide valuable, high quality services to their employers.

Ecuador

Making microfinance inclusive by Banco D-MIRO

The bank has created a microcredit product for persons with disabilities called Creer, which means “Believe”. With the help of the product, the bank has been very successful in providing financial services for persons with disabilities.

Europe

An employment resource for the visually impaired by European Blind Union

The EBU job website tells visually impaired people, employers and policy makers across Europe about the huge range of jobs undertaken by visually impaired people. It is part of a range of work carried out by EBU to examine, promote, and facilitate the employment of blind and partially sighted people.

France

Germany

Dialogue social enterprise by Dialogue in the Dark

Dialogue in the Dark is a unique platform for communication and close exchange, provoking a change in perspectives and, in the process, creating jobs worldwide for blind and differently-abled people.

Guatemala

Hong Kong

India

Ireland

Promoting inclusive business by Kanchi/Ability Awards

Through its Ability Awards, Kanchi aims to promote the disability business case and create a global business movement by engaging critical influence to drive positive societal change and economic empowerment for the one billion people living with a disability.

Lebanon

Economic and social inclusion by Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union/Unlocking Potentials

The Unlocking Potentials programme contributes to improving the living conditions of persons with disabilities in Lebanon and supports them in accessing formal employment through vocational training. It provides comprehensive support for jobseekers, job opportunities in public and private sectors and a pilot scheme for income generation.

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Singapore

Spain

Sweden

United Kingdom

A co-working model of employment by CHANGE Ltd.

CHANGE is an international human rights organisation led by disabled people that employs persons with learning disabilities. It promotes choice, independence and control for all people with learning disabilities. Through its innovative resources and by piloting new tools and ways of working, it influences policy and practice throughout the UK and across Europe.

United States

Supported internship by SEARCH

Project SEARCH is a unique, one-year, school-to-work programme for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.