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              • There is a long rectangular table with five young people sitting on each side and one person at the head. A laptop and training materials are on the table. Most people are smiling.

                Vocational training and micro-financing for young people with disabilities

                The project offers accessible vocational training and management courses as well as mentorship and access to microfinance. Between 2018 and 2020, the project delivered over 50 training courses for 400 participants, 200 people with disabilities found employment, and 23 small businesses were created.
                LUPD - Lebanese Union for People with Physical Disabilities, Improving Socio-economic Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Bekaa and South Lebanon, Lebanon

              • Two men and one woman smile during their break in the classroom.

                Postgraduate studies in disability law and policy

                The DLPP recruits students with and without disabilities from the United States and abroad, offering them the opportunity to specialize in the field of international and domestic disability law. DLPP students may also work as interns during the summer or full-time for a semester at disability law-related offices.
                Syracuse University, College of Law, Disability Law and Policy Program (DLPP), United States of America

              • Beneficiaries of the More Capable Programme © SENCE

                Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile

                The programme supports financially particularly disadvantaged women, young people and people with disabilities on their way into the labour market through skills training, supported employment, and labour intermediation. In 2016, 5,235 people with disabilities were given the opportunity to receive training.
                Chilean National Training and Employment Service, More Capable Programme of 2014-2018
National Training and Employment Service (SENCE), Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Chile, Chile

              • Making microfinance inclusive

                Creer is a loan product designed to reach persons with disabilities. Technically the product is the same as a standard microcredit product. After its start-up in April 2010, the product in 2013 had around 400 clients, which is considerably above industry average, while the portfolio at risk is only slightly above the average.
                Banco D-Miro, Making microfinance inclusive, Ecuador

              • Help for Supported Employment services providers

                The "European Supported Employment Toolkit" consists of a range of Position Papers and "How To" guides and has been designed to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals responsible for the delivery of Supported Employment Services. It was written by practitioners for practitioners in an inclusive and informed manner.
                European Union of Supported Employment, Help for Supported Employment services providers, Belgium

              • New guidelines are making Mexican elections accessible

                The "Protocol for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities" is a binding national protocol. It contains requirements and guidelines for the availability of Braille ballots, improved physical access for people with mobility impairments, hospital polling stations as well as the reduction of both informative and communicative barriers.
                Mexican National Electoral Institute, Mexico

              • Funding for running for an elected office

                The Access to Elected Office for Disabled People Fund, established in 2012, offers individual grants to persons with disabilities who wish to put themselves forward as a candidate or for running their election campaign, but who incur additional costs associated with their disability. As of 2014 the Fund had supported 50 candidates.
                UK Government Equalities Office, ACCESS TO ELECTED OFFICE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE FUND, United Kingdom

              • A man and a woman sit at a table at the front of a classroom, facing the classroom next to a FUWAVITA poster. Ten young people are sitting in the classroom looking towards the front.

                Entrepreneurship training programme for women with disabilities

                FUWAVITA was founded in 2018 by Aneth Geranda Isaya, the first deaf person to graduate from university in Tanzania. Aneth teaches women with disabilities to produce handicrafts and food that they can sell. By 2020, 500 women had successfully completed the economic generation training.
                FUWAVITA - Tanzania Joy Women Entrepreneurship for the Deaf, FUWAVITA, Tanzania

              • Preventing bullying against women with learning difficulties

                According to the Ninlil empowerment seminars bullying and violence against women with learning difficulties or multiple disabilities can only be stopped, if these women develop more self-determination in their everyday life. 210 seminars were held from 1999 to 2014, reaching 1,159 participants.
                Ninlil, Austria

              • Easy-to-read newspaper articles, written by persons with learning difficulties

                Participants with learning difficulties are trained to understand the journalistic approach to conveying information. The goals are to prepare participants for regular jobs, especially as experts for easy-to-read texts, and eventually to provide easy-to-read news on a daily basis for the online-platform of the KURIER, an Austrian daily paper.
                Jugend am Werk Vienna, Austria