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28-week employment training programme
LetsCo! organizes long-term trainings (one day every two weeks for 28 weeks), including traineeships in regular working environments such as for-profit companies (as co-workers), in kindergartens, and in elderly care centres. As a result, participants develop professional skills and discover their talents, and areas in need of improvement.
Konekt vzw, Belgium
A business approach to sustainable community living
"Mustard Seed Communities" (MSC) facilitates the development of minimum assisted-living communities and provides employment for persons with disabilities by offering skills training and equipment. In 2015 MSC had 12 residential centres catering to some 400 children and adults with disabilities.
Digicel Foundation Jamaica, Jamaica
Employment and inclusion of rural girls with hearing impairments
Women with hearing disabilities from rural areas receive training and education to ensure their participation in the job market. Informing families and communities about the needs and issues of these women leads to greater understanding and inclusion, which in turn helps to empower them economically and socially.
Al Saeeda Society for the Care and Rehabilitation of Deaf Girls in Yemen, Yemen
A certification scheme creates jobs for people with intellectual disabilities
Descúbreme Foundation developed a pilot project to certify the education of students with intellectual disabilities with the appropriate authority. Ten students were selected, eight of them passed the exam and found a regular job. Project staff provided support during the first six months of to ensure a smooth transition.
Fundación Descúbreme, Providing certification for secondary education and vocational training, Chile
Converting special schools into Inclusive Education centres
In 2018 CBM, in partnership with the Jairos Jiri Association, began converting three special schools into Inclusive Education centres. Each centre has a specific focus and serves also as an education platform on inclusion for local governments, companies, and schools while working closely with the community.
CBM - Christoffel Blind Mission International, Inclusive Educational Centres in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
The projects include a series of activities led by disabled people to empower other disabled people. Among these were the first ever national survey of disabled people in senior jobs, the first network of disabled people in senior jobs and a guide written by and for disabled people, rooted in stories and evidence of "what works".
Disability Rights UK, People with disabilites career development, United Kingdom
Young people trained as Disability Inclusion Facilitators to motivate employers
The Make 12.4% Work initiative is led by young people with disabilities who are trained and certified as Disability Inclusion Facilitators. They train member organizations to become more inclusive. From 2018 to 2020, 124 organizations have become members and 5,700 people have benefited.
Light for the World Austria, Make 12.4% Work-Initiative, Uganda
Full-service package leading to employment in the open labour market
Between 2004 and 2016, ChancenForum has supported 120 people with disabilities during their integration into the open labour market by providing them with job coaching, mentoring, and contacts with approximately 100 companies. The jobs offer a regular labour contract as well as the same benefits as their non-disabled peers.
autArk Social Services, ChancenForum, Austria
Training professional baristas in the Caribbean
Deaf Can! Coffee is a social enterprise founded in 2015 that engages deaf young people and equips them with the knowledge and confidence to operate a sustainable coffee venture. Once the candidates complete training, they are employed in the café, but also work upon request for mobile coffee stations.
Deaf Can! Coffee, Jamaica
Expanding a chain of coffee shops run by Deaf young people
I Love Coffee operates a chain of coffee shops and coffee roasters and is staffed by deaf youngsters. Employees receive training and support. I Love Coffee currently has ten locations in Cape Town and Johannesburg and employs 26 people, 80 per cent of whom are deaf, and has trained a total of 100 people.
I Love Coffee, I Love Coffee, South Africa