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              • Participatory collection of disability data in cities to improve public service

                Kota Kita, an NGO from Solo City, Indonesia, generates a disability-inclusive profile of cities by collecting differentiated data in real time using a geo-tagging app. By involving people with disabilities, the results provide a basis for cities to take action to make them more disability-friendly.
                Kota Kita, Participatory Approach for Disability-Inclusive Cities Indonesia/Disability-Inclusive Cities Indonesia, Indonesia

              • A man stands smiling with people sitting around him and signing. He is touching the hand of a woman sitting next to him to correct a sign she is making.

                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

              • There are five round tables in a conference room. Six people sit around each table with laptops and papers in front of them. A presentation is being projected on a screen at the front of the room.

                A cross-sector partnership promoting accessible technology in employment

                PEAT fosters cooperation among key technology leaders, stakeholders, and government agencies to make new technologies accessible. From 2013 to 2020 the website has had more than a half-million visits, and more than 200 companies use PEAT’s TechCheck benchmarking assessment.
                US Department of Labor, ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy, Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT), United States of America

              • Vocational training leading directly to jobs in the open labour market

                The project provides a 45-day vocational training and a one-week traineeship for young people with disabilities living in rural areas. The training was designed in cooperation with companies and future employers. The project also collaborates with stakeholders like Government, Communities, etc., to create inclusive working places.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, India

              • With a big smile a young woman sits in a wheelchair in front of a pinkish house facade decorated with a variety of pink flowers and plants. It's windows and door stand wide open.

                GIS-based mapping and improving of accessible water, sanitation , and hygiene (WASH) facilities

                ZWASH is conducting GIS-based mapping to assess the accessibility of toilet facilities in schools and health centres in Zambia. The data will be used by World Vision and government agencies to provide accessible toilets and WASH facilities where they are most needed. ZWASH will be rolled out in more than 40 other countries.
                World Vision, Zambia Water Sanitation and Hygiene (ZWASH), Zambia

              • A young woman stands in a car park wearing a maroon jacket and black polo shirt. She is wearing a staff lanyard and looking at the camera and smiling. Behind her is the storefront of Staples.

                A skills-based approach to matching jobseekers with autism to local employers

                An individualized job-matching process is designed to identify 'hidden' skills and to help develop strategies for people with autism and developmental disabilities to connect with the workforce. The practice, pioneered in Canada, was also implemented in 2014 in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
                Avalon Employment, Inc., Autism Employment Facilitator, Canada

              • A male person has two computer screens and a keyboard in front of him. There is a variety of equipment, such as a screen reader, screen magnification, keyboard with large letters, and a magnifier.

                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

              • Man with head phones sits in front of microphone, recording for an online radio program.

                A three-year vocational training programme for students with intellectual disabilities

                The "Diploma in Working Skills" is a three-year programme for people with learning difficulties to develop employment skills. Both professional and social competences are taught during the training. The programme takes place on the university campus and students have access to all extracurricular activities on site.
                Andres Bello University, Socio-labour training programme in a university setting, Chile

              • Many children are sitting on the carpets and writing on their labs in a blue class room.

                Providing Inclusive Education in camps for internally displaced persons (IDP)

                The project provides training for teachers, support for children and their families, and training for relief workers to identify disabilities and make their emergency services more inclusive. Since 2019, Light for the World has been working in partnership with relief agencies and NGOs in three camps in Southern Sudan.
                Light for the World Austria, IDP Programme, South Sudan

              • Sonu Gogna is blind person in an organisation converting books into DAISY © Saksham

                India's approach is characterised by its particularly inclusive and non-bureaucratic nature. As long as the converter ensures that converted formats are only accessed by persons with disabilities, the non-profit adaptation, reproduction, or communication to the public of a work in any accessible format is allowed.
                Government of India, India