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              • Persuading employers that inclusive employment can support their business case

                DRPI AWARE is a joint project between York University and disability organisations that work with employers to recognise the skills of disabled workers rather than focusing on their disabilities and limitations. Between 2013 and 2016, DRPI AWARE has successfully placed 163 people in employment in the open labour market.
                York University Canada, Disability Rights Promotion International - Asian Workplace approach that respects equality (DRPI AWARE), India

              • A side view of a car. The passenger seat is turned 90 degrees and reaching out of the car, suggesting an accessbile way of entering the vehicle.

                IT-company funding an incubator programme for assistive technology start-ups

                "BIRAC– Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis" is an incubator programme for start-ups in India working on assistive technologies and innovative solutions for people with disabilities. In 2019, 14 start-ups were selected to receive free incubation support, direct funding, and mentoring.
                Mphasis, Ltd., BIRAC-Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies – supported by Mphasis, India

              • Bringing organisations together to campaign for national disability legislation.

                Strategic engagement with government to push for national disability legislation

                Mphasis funded the NCPEDP with the purpose of advocating for a national disability policy. The programme carried out an intensive, multifaceted drive to bring together people with disabilities and government representatives. The effort resulted in the passage of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act in 2016.
                Mphasis, Ltd., India

              • A small boy is standing in the center of three differently colored see through glass ovals, that are part of an accessbile playground, with a large tree in the background.

                Design studio that produces playgrounds for all children and all senses

                Gudgudee is a product and space design studio based in Thane, India, that designs and builds inclusive playgrounds for children with disabilities while also providing a range of indoor and outdoor playground products. The concept includes play elements such as large drums but also maintenance of executed playgrounds.
                Gudgudee, Inclusive play areas for children, India

              • Promoting micro-enterprises and entrepreneurship

                ARUNIM’s key objective is to create a Marketing Federation and facilitate entrepreneurs with disabilities to become "Contributors and Job Creators". ARUNIM works with 192 NGOs as well as individual entrepreneurs as members across the country. It reaches out to more than 3,000 persons with disabilities.
                Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust Initiative of Marketing, Promoting micro-enterprises and entrepreneurship, India

              • A group of 11 people in front of a café serving counter. Two people at the front of the group are in wheelchairs, the rest are standing and all are smiling towards the camera and waving.

                Fast-growing café chain with a majority of employees with disabilities

                Since 2017, Mitti Café has been providing hospitality training and employment opportunities in accessible cafés established on the premises of educational institutions or private-sector companies. As of 2020 there are 12 Mitti Cafés, which are managed and staffed entirely by adults with disabilities.
                Mitti Cafe, MITTI Café, India

              • A man wearing a below-knee prosthetic. A boy wearing a below-knee prosthetic.

                Providing free adaptations and prosthetics for amputees and persons with mobility issues

                Jaipur Foot Organization provides free prosthetic devices and applications. In 1975, there were 59 prosthetic devices, today about 60,000 people annually receive specially designed prosthetic devices, wheelchairs etc. and even financial support. This is mainly in rural areas of India and in 27 other countries.
                Jaipur Foot Organization (BMVSS), BMVSS, India

              • A male student is in front of a computer screen. He is holding a computer mouse in his right hand. On the screen are various forms and graphs. The mouse and keyboard rest on a yellow desk.

                Inclusive job preparation and placement in the media & entertainment sector

                AEMP offers pre-vocational and vocational training programmes in a range of technology, multimedia, and art-based themes, which focus on learning through play. In addition, the project provides mentoring and monitoring tools as well as various support and training to parents, educators, and professionals.
                AIMS Media Pvt. Ltd., Ability Enhancement Programme, India

              • This photo shows a silver and white accessible minivan parked in a garage. Written on the side of the van is the lettering "Uber Access" next to a symbol of a wheelchair.

                Cooperation of an IT-company with Uber for improving the accessibility of taxi services

                The Indian IT group Mphasis developed two services joining forces with the taxix service Uber to make their services more accessible and financed their implementation: uberASSIST offers passengers assistance from trained driver-partners, and uberACCESS offers retrofitted, wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
                Mphasis F1 Foundation, Mphasis uberASSIST and uberACCESS, India