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Job-matching based on coaching for students with disabilities and company-partnering
The participating talents receive coaching and make contact with interested companies. Companies gain know-how in the field of inclusion and employment of people with disabilities. Since the start of the programme in 2016, 130 students and 45 companies have completed the self-financed programmes.
myAbility Social Enterprise GmbH, myAbility Talent® Programme, Austria
Ecological car washing service employing a majority of people with disabilities
SecoChile is an eco-washing service for cars, where most of the employees are people with disabilities. There are 45 registered (corporate) customers, serviced by 300 employees nationwide. The income is 15 per cent above the minimum wage in Chile. In 2019 a home-washing service was implemented.
SecoChile, Seco Chile, Chile
Pharmacy specialized in employment and services for deaf people
Since taking on the first deaf apprentice in 2008, the Vienna-based pharmacy has now trained two and employed a third deaf pharmacist. In addition, sign language courses were offered for hearing staff. For customers, the pharmacy offers barrier-free health information, including videos in sign language.
Marien Pharmacy, Training and counselling for deaf people, Austria
Launching a specialized microfinance bank for women with disabilities
Equitas helps women with disabilities to establish their own business by providing microfinancing solutions without collateral. To this end, Equitas has founded Equitas Small Finance Bank and provides trainings on developing businesses and finding marketing possibilities. Between 2008 and 2016, more than 14,000 women received microfinance loans.
Equitas Holdings Limited, India
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
Large-scale support for employers who have to meet a quota of employees with disabilities
Helm assists employers by short-listing suitable candidates, identifying the required accommodations and ensuring that employees maintain their jobs by on-the-job training and regular follow-up with both the employee and employer. Between 2014 and 2017 Helm has worked with more than 250 companies.
Improving research and training on urban accessibility and Universal Design
The project involves publishing research on Universal Design, improving the curricula and training of planners and surveyors undertaking university study, plus assessing cities on accessibility criteria. As of 2019, two studies and one paper have been published, and four university courses have been modified.
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, Teaching Universal Design, Serbia
Adding universal design in ICT student curricula
The project uses active learning approaches to ensure that all students studying technology gain knowledge on the universal design of ICT. Active learning involves student-centred teaching methods and adaptive and individualized support. At the graduate level universal design is a requirement for all technology students
Oslo and Akershus University, Norway
Online platform on community-based services
Through an online database the project brings together – and shares information among – existing and new community-based service providers in Serbia for young people with disabilities in three areas: education, employment, and social protection. In 2015 the project’s web portal was visited by up to 1,000 persons per month.
Youth with Disabilities Forum Serbia, Serbia
Comprehensive support to entrepreneurs with disabilities
FSC Inserta, has established entrepreneurship as an option for people with disabilities. Support includes counselling, training, guidance, and financial assistance. Some 1,500 entrepreneurial projects have been supported since the programme’s founding in 1988 and approximately 5,000 persons have received support.
ONCE Foundation, Entrepreneurship Programme FSC Inserta, Spain