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              • A male middle-aged person standing in a field of green plants that reach his waist. He checks on one of the plants.

                Promoting self-employment in agriculture and aquaculture by training and microfinance

                DRRA’s ‘Jibika’ project supports people with disabilities in the rural districts of Sathkhira and Jhenaidah to run their own vegetable or crab farming businesses by providing training and microfinance. Between 2017 and mid-2020, 514 people with disabilities were involved in running their own businesses.
                DRRA - Disabled Rehabilitation and Research Association, JIBIKA, Bangladesh

              • A co-working model of employment

                CHANGE is an international human rights organisation run by disabled people and employs people with learning disabilities as equal employees. They develop accessible resources, deliver training and run projects. The "Co-working Model of Employment" ensures that two people share responsibility and work together in an inclusive way.
                CHANGE, A co-working model of employment, United Kingdom

              • Public-Private-Partnership connecting jobseekers with disabilities to employers

                The aim of the initiative is to build partnerships to connect people with disabilities with meaningful, livelihood-securing jobs. Jobseekers are assisted in their employment goals, while companies are connected with pre-screened, qualified candidates and are provided with support for diversity hiring.
                MOPD NYC - Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities New York, NYC: ATWORK, United States of America

              • A bank uses its networks to create career options for persons with visual impairments

                A Corporate Advisory Council was formed of managers who help to create jobs and promote the employability of people with visual impairments. Local NGOs created an integrated platform to improve the listing and hiring process. Between 2013 and 2016, 388 people were supported and 250 were successfully employed.
                Standard Chartered Bank, Taiwan, Project “Seeing is Believing”, Taiwan

              • The professionalisation of empowerment

                Peer counsellors have their own experience of disability and advise similarly affected people to enable them to take control of their own lives at home, in the community and at work. For the first time in the world, the province of Upper Austria has established peer counselling as a social profession.
                Office of the Upper Austrian Provincial Government, Department of Social Affairs, The professionalisation of empowerment, Austria

              • Individualized supports help adults with autism find jobs

                ACAP is a government-funded project offering a range of individualized services to support adults with autism to achieve their goals. Employment is an integral part of each plan. Starting in 2010 with just 37 participants, the programme has since grown to 180 by 2019, with 99 adults in employment.
                Keystone Human Services, KAS - Keystone Autism Services, KAS Adult Community Autism Project, United States of America

              • On the edge of a white table there stands a yellow and white information pack with a small white handle. Written on it are the words: "Accessibility standards and audit pack. Produced by Sightsavers."

                Toolkit and training to make health facilities in low-income countries more accessible

                The "Accessibility Standards and Audit Pack" was launched by the international NGO Sightsavers to assess the accessibility of health care facilities and to implement structural measures. The toolkit is freely available online, and is currently used in Bangladesh and several countries in Subsaharan Africa.
                Sightsavers, Accessibility Standards and Audit Pack, Bangladesh

              • The fully accessible art museum

                MoMA offers a variety of programmes and services to ensure the accessibility of the museum and its collection,including tours for visually impaired that provide the opportunity to touch and experience the art or programmes for visitors with dementia. Approximately 60,000 people made use of the offer from 2014 to 2016.
                MOMA - Museum of Modern Art, United States of America

              • Inclusive care worker training

                Within the scope of the EU project "Inclusive Care Worker", an inclusive teaching model for qualification in the social sector and support modules for a successful integration into the labour market were developed. It enables persons with learning difficulties and disabilities to choose a care profession.
                Lebenshilfe Graz and Surroundings - Voitsberg, Inclusive care worker training, Austria

              • Effective employment services

                Rather than focusing on a person’s functional limitations through work capability assessments, Access to Work focuses on which supports or work environment enable individuals with disabilities to work. Part of this is the "right to control" giving persons with disabilities control over the budgets allocated to them.
                UK Department of Work and Pensions, Office for Disability Issues, Effective employment services, United Kingdom