Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
Person-centred job training and employment for people with disabilities
PFDA-Vocational Training Center (PFDA-VTC) is a social welfare organisation based in Dhaka, that builds skills and promotes employment opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities, including autism, Down Syndrome, and cerebral palsy. It offers personalized vocational training programmes, ranging from basic life skills to trade-specific training, based on individual capacity. From 2014 to 2019, PFDA-VTC has trained more than 450 people, over 300 of whom have been placed in employment.
“I used to sit at home. Now I work and give my salary to my family and everyone is happy.”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||PFDA-Vocational Training Center Trust|
|Organisation:||PFDA-Vocational Training Center Trust|
|Bangladesh – Dhaka|
|Sub-Category||A project of Civil Society|