Egypt's Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Programme of 2013
By developing the skills of persons with disabilities and by supporting equal employment opportunities, Egypt’s “Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities” programme of 2013 supports employers in the ICT sector to hire employees with disabilities, to comply with Egyptian labour laws, and often also to increase productivity.
Trusted employee, but also dedicated volunteer Nabila is a 27-year-old woman who was born blind. Despite her disability, however, she used to work as a telesales executive at a non-profit foundation in Egypt from May 2011 till November 2015. Her dream was to become a trainer, but her goal was obstructed by her employer’s misperceptions […]
Being treated as a talented staff member in designing, analysing, and coding IT systems Nguyen Van Giap owns the OneDay company, providing IT solutions through website development, software engineering, and other IT services to support persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged people. A 2010 graduate of the USAID-funded Information Technology Training Programme (ITTP) specializing in […]
„Ich bin stolz, welches Vertrau- en meine Arbeitskolleginnen in mich haben.“ Mir geht es bei der Arbeit um einiges besser als die Jahre davor. Ich berichte euch von meinen Tätigkeiten: Meine erste Tätigkeit besteht darin, die Bankauszüge und eventuelle Einzahlungen bei der Bank abzuholen, die Rechnungen in die richtigen Ordner beziehungsweise in die richtigen Betriebe […]
“Happy that our skills and abilities are valued in our new roles.” Leaving home and relocating to a new region in the Kingdom to find a job is not an easy decision for any person. We lived in Jazan where we looked for employment, but we could find no suitable job vacancies. So we were faced […]
“Recently, it was I who taught a new fellow how to do the job!” In 2014, Diego Villagra signed his first employment contract – a milestone in his adult life. This is certainly thanks to his perseverance and persistent family support, but also thanks to the SKBergé company’s commitment to the integration of persons with cognitive […]
“I tell them that they must persist in their job interviews.” I’m Yolanda Viera Zalazar, now 54 years old. When I was just six my mother took me to a nursery because she had to travel to visit her sick mother in another town. In this nursery a man came to make some pyrotechnical games, but […]