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Large-scale access to health services in a low-income country
MoveAbility initiated a project in Togo by working with a national school and a service provider to strengthen rehabilitation services. The coursework includes management and leadership training, the introduction of standardized operational procedures and protocols, and financial sustainability planning.
ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross, MoveAbility Foundation, Togo
Using Theatre in Schools to Address Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities
Theatre practitioner Augosto Boal developed Forum Theatre in Brazil in the 1970s in which scenes portray incidents of social injustice that are relevant to the audience. Keystone Moldova uses the Forum Theatre method in schools and kindergartens to increase awareness of discrimination and its impact.
Keystone Human Services International - Moldova Association, Forum Theatre, Moldova
Increasing Voter Accessibility in Paraguay
Ahead of the 2015 municipal elections, USAID and Fundación Saraki reviewed the legal framework regarding accessibility in elections. Their recommendations led to new regulations, such as providing absentee ballots for the first time and making information about voting available in sign language and Braille.
USAID - United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning, Paraguay
Large-scale, all-encompassing training and transition programme
The programme aims to improve the economic and social integration of young people with disabilities in Armenia. To this end, various activities are carried out. These include vocational training through inclusive courses, which have been created in vocational training centres throughout the country.
Bridge of Hope, Programme “Right to Earn a Living”, Armenia
One platform for all - from assistance to incentives for employers
JobAccess Service helps people with disabilities, employers, employment service providers, and the community to access advice regarding resources, financial assistance, and workplace services. By 2016, the government-driven service has managed 245,000 enquiries and has created 2,500 job opportunities.
Australian Department of Social Services, JobAccess Service 2016 Department of Social Services (DSS), WorkFocus Group, Australia, Australia
Engaging persons with disabilities in all levels of politics
DEC-N conducts regular dialogue with political parties and local public and non-government bodies to encourage inclusive policies, and an organizational taskforce supports voter registering and participation. Since 2012, some 200 people with disabilities have participated in local planning, 1,055 have registered to vote.
DEC-Nepal - Disable Empowerment and Communication Center, Nepal
National and cross-sector coordination to promote inclusive employment
The project supports companies to employ people with disabilities through training and the creation of technical guidelines for workplace inclusion. Between 2009 and 2020 the project has provided consultancy to 220 companies and supported 700 people with disabilities into employment.
Productivity Pact Program, Programa Pacto de Productividad, Colombia
Focusing on employer needs and creating hundreds of jobs for young people with intellectual disabilities
The SETI Centre was founded by Caritas Egypt to provide vocational preparation and training to youth with intellectual disabilities. From its beginnings until 2016, the SETI Centre has placed over 500 youth with disabilities in various types of jobs as well as supported 300 of them to start their own businesses.
SETI Centre for Training and Studies on Disability, Egypt
Election policy toolkit of a UN agency for persons with intellectual disabilities
In 2021 the Multi-Partner Trust Fund of the UN Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PRPD MPTF), UNDP, and Inclusion International developed the first toolkit in easy language to promote the participation of people with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in political processes. By 2022 the toolkit was being used in more than 30 countries. The United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD), Toolkit for Political Participation of Persons with Intellectual or Psychosocial Disabilities,
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.