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Job support for persons with intellectual disabilities
Centum DZWONI is a countrywide initiative, started in 2006, and was the first "non-public" employment agency in Poland. It aims at finding positions in the open labour market for persons with intellectual disabilities. The services are free and include counselling, training, practice and individual support by a job coach.
Centrum DZWONI - Center for Vocational Counseling and Support for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Job support for persons with intellectual disabilities, Poland
Growing social business in IT-remarketing with a high rate of inclusive employment
AfB is Europe’s first non-profit IT company, founded in Germany. AfB specializes in refurbishing and recycling IT hardware. The organization creates jobs for people with a range of disabilities in all areas of the company and offers competitive wages. As of 2019, AfB employed 200 people with disabilities.
AfB social & green IT, AfB, Germany
Sustained advocacy for promoting equality
NCPEDP applies a multi-pronged approach and works simultaneously on five core issues, namely Awareness, Access, Education, Employment and Legislation. In each of these areas NCPEDP has been able to make a considerable impact with its sustained and focused effort, which in turn, has led to increased awareness and opportunities.
Indian National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People, Sustained advocacy for promoting equality, India
Being employed by a university for the duration of PhD study
Promi ("Promotion inclusive") enables and promotes postgraduate education for students with disabilities. Initiated in 2012, 45 45 graduates have been placed in PhD programmes at their university by 2016 and provided with employment for the duration of their studies at one of the 21 partner universitites of Promi.
University of Koeln, project “Promi”, Germany
Online job-platform for persons with disabilities in a sub-Saharan country
The National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities in Kenya, launched the NVPWD Career Portal in 2020 with support from mobile operator Safaricom. This offers personalized job recommendations and learning opportunities, and by mid-2022 had been used by more than 5,100 job seekers and 327 employers.
Safaricom PLC, NCPWD Career Portal, Kenya
Offering professional services of well-trained persons with intellectual disabilities to companies
With its Social Enterprises programme the Pentru Voi Foundation promotes the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in the work place through various activities, including personnel leasing, job coaching and skills enhancement training and collaborations with companies. 90% of the customers of these services are private companies.
Pentru Voi Foundation, Social Enterprises, Romania
Transfering persons with intellectual disabilities out of sheltered workshops
Israel Elwyn has launched two programmes in 2015 to move people with intellectual disabilities into the mainstream labour market. ‘Future Direction’ is aimed at individuals who have been working in sheltered workshops for many years, while ‘Creating a Future’ is aimed at high school students.
Israel Elwyn, Israel Elwyn – Transitional Programmes, Israel
A whole IKEA department run by persons with disabilities
alsterarbeit is a social enterprise providing jobs for people with disabilities such as gardening, carpentry, packaging, IT, and gastronomy. In June 2014, the organization entered an agreement with IKEA to run the recovery department of IKEA at the Altona store in Hamburg, creating 30 jobs for people with disabilities.
alsterarbeit, Cooperation with IKEA, Germany
A transition into adulthood programme for young people with disabilities
Creating a Future prepares students between the ages of 16 and 21 for adulthood through employment skills and future orientation training. It also supports preparation for employment through an assessment of an individual’s interests and strengths as well as by providing work experience.
Israel Elwyn, Creating a Future, Israel
Workplace adaptations for the blind as a business service
VIDEBIS is a supplier of visual aids. If a customer is visually impaired an assessment of the visual impairment is carried out, and the best solution in terms of hardware, software, and training is determined. Between 2016 and 2019 more than 1,000 workstations were equipped.
VIDEBIS GmbH, Workplace Adaptation, Austria