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Government supporting community-led micro-enterprises
AREDP supports village inhabitants to create village-based micro-enterprises and to facilitate their access to finance as well as technical and marketing service. During the period 2010–2016, 143 enterprises have been established, creating 143 direct employment opportunities and 456 indirect ones.
Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Programme (AREDP), Afghanistan
Jewellery production – creating jobs for persons with intellectual disabilities
Jhankar is an NGO that runs a costume jewellery business where the products are designed and produced by people with intellectual disabilities. Jhankar provides skills development opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities and transforms them into entrepreneurs who become socially and economically integrated in their communities.
Inclusive evacuation strategies following a tsunami, earthquake, or volcano eruption
Forum Komunikasi Masyarakat Berkebutuhan Khusus Aceh is a forum of various disabled people organizations in the in Aceh province, an tsunami and earthquake affected region. From 2015 to 2017, the organization trained 296 persons with disabilities, and 965 have participated in three disaster evacuation simulations.
FKM BKA - Forum of Community with Special Needs Aceh, Indonesia
Career development and job matching support for graduates with disabilities
CareER was founded by people with disabilities in 2004 to bridge the gap between educated university graduates with disabilities and the labour market. The online platform offers peer support and assistance in career development. In 2020, CareER has almost 600 registered members.
CareER Association, CareER Programmes, China - Hong Kong
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
Making flood-preparation and training accessible to all in the community
The Disability Inclusive Risk Reduction programme was initiated by CBM, an international NGO, in Nho Quan District, Viet Nam. It implements construction and other measures, such as self-help forums and evacuation training, to improve the access of people with disabilities to disaster response and shelter during the rainy season.
CBM - Christoffel Blind Mission Germany, Disability inclusive and disaster prepared communities, Vietnam
Promoting community-based Inclusive Education
Sama Nepal focuses on a "base school", which includes a care centre and/or a resource class in which children with special needs are enrolled. From there they participate in mainstream school activities according to their abilities. From 2016 to 2019, 222 children with disabilities have benefited from this support.
Sama Nepal, Including children with disabilities in mainstream schools in Nepal, Nepal
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
Disability-led centres providing a range of services for independent living
FOH centres are run entirely by people with disabilities and aims to offer comprehensive services for such people in their home and throughout their daily lives. In 2017, 47 homes were adapted, 223 people were provided with transport, 120 people took part in sport or the arts, and 2,435 assistive devices were provided.
Forum of the Handicapped, Lebanon
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