Ecuador’s Labour Integration Service (SIL) of 2006
By orienting its users to find a job, by providing them with punctual training and placement assistance, and by working together with the entire socio-labour spectrum, the Ecuadorian Labour Integration Service officers a wide array of services to support persons with disabilities to access the labour market, especially disabled women and youth. This effort has led to some 12,900 people now working in 8,355 public and private enterprises.
Australia's JobAccess Service of 2006, renewed 2016
By providing practical assistance to people with disabilities, employers, and service providers, Australia’s JobAccess Service is a government-driven service that removes barriers and reduces bureaucratic hurdles to disability employment. To date, JobAccess has managed 245,000 enquiries and 33,000 applications for employment assistance funding, and has created 2,500 job opportunities.
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]