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              • A man stands surrounded by plants. In his left hand he holds a basket full of vegetables, including zucchinis and eggplants. With his other hand he is plucking an eggplant from a plant.

                Training volunteers to teach entrepreneurship development

                Volunteers are selected by the community to act as a driving force and role model. They lead self-help groups that develop business plans for individuals and joint initiatives, both farm and non-farm. In 2020, 25,965 people in 599 villages received direct support, including 7,000 people with disabilities.
                Naman Seva Samiti, Ujjawal – Disability Inclusive Livelihood Initiative, India

              • Enabling people with disabilities to vote from home and without assistance

                In partnership with Amazon and Microsoft, Democracy Live developed OmniBallot, an accessible online voting system available via computer, tablet, or smartphone, thus enabling people with disabilities to vote independent of support. Since its launch in 2015, over one million voters have used the system.
                Democracylive, OmniBallot, United States of America

              • Enfranchising people under guardianship

                Till 2013 Japan’s Election Law deprived people under adult guardianship of their right to vote and to stand for elections. In a spectacular court case, the Tokyo District Court condemned this as unconstitutional. The repeal of the discriminatory article led to the enfranchisement of more than 136,000 persons.
                Tokyo District Court, REVISION OF ELECTION LAW, Japan

              • Teaching sign language to everyone in an entertaining way

                The focus of the project is to increase awareness of the needs of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, by teaching sign language to the public, thereby acquainting hearing people with deaf culture. The success of the programme led to the expansion of the project, and to offering additional basic and advanced courses.
                Access Israel, Israel

              • A young volunteer teaching archery to a person with disabilities.

                Young Volunteers as Agents for Social Inclusion

                Unidos trains young people as volunteers – called "Allies" –, who then accompany people with disabilities to participate in the various Unidos social programmes. Through social franchising the programme has been rolled-out to six cities across the country, supporting 1,877 people with disabilities in 2017.
                Unidos Somos Iguales, Mexico

              • A man in the office watching a Youtube video on the PC with captions.

                How to support your embassies in producing captioned videos

                The Department of State produces or owns nearly 20,000 videos per year in more than 70 languages on a huge range of topics. Using cloud services, the DOS has been able to make the process of captioning videos easier. DOS can now caption live video in two languages, and pre-recorded video in over 70 languages.
                US Department of State, Global Video Captioning Program, United States of America

              • A young man sits in front of a computer screen working; there are other female and male colleagues in the room.

                Person-centred job training and employment for people with disabilities

                A vocational training centre provides support to people with neurological developmental disorders. Founded in 2014 with six participants, in 2020 there are 459. In addition, 217 people have been placed in paid employment, 21 in self-employment, and 96 in sheltered employment.
                PFDA - Vocational Training Center Trust, PFDA-Vocational Training Center Trust, Bangladesh

              • FACIL'iti provides hundreds of adaptations for a custom-made browsing experience answering each user specific needs. The digital tools adapt to the user and no longer the opposite.

                Free browser-extension to adapt websites with a variety of accessibility features

                FACIL’iti, a start-up company from France, launched its website adaptation tool for companies in 2018. The tool, which is free for end users, is easy to install and for a variety of customizations such as larger characters as well as enlarged click zones or reading aids. In 2021 the service had more than 800,000 users globally.
                FACIL'iti, FACIL’ITI WEBSITE ADAPTION TOOLS, France

              • Fingers of a child are touching a Braitico keyboard.

                A tool to teach blind children how to read and write by using Braille

                Braitico teaches children the use of Braille in a fun and simple way. Therefore it uses an accessible app along with a combination of learning tools, such as stories and games. The programme uses a step-by-step approach right from infancy up to 12 years. Between 2017 and 2019, 106 children have used Braitico.
                ONCE Foundation, Braitico (Braille learning tool), Spain

              • 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