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Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile

Chile's More Capable Programme of 2015

By developing the skills of the poor, including those with disabilities, and by combining such training with a comprehensive array of employment services, Chile’s “More Capable” programme is educating a huge number of people who would otherwise remain untrained, including 5,235 persons with disabilities to date.

Model promoting decent work for persons with all kinds of disabilities

Peru's I am Capable Model of 2012

By involving employers and disabled people’s organizations in skills development and employment services, and by accompanying and monitoring their placement and adaptation in the work environment, Peru’s “I Am Capable Model” has resulted in more than 3,000 new workers with disabilities joining the labour force and in a national labour policy that is responsive to the demands and needs of the disabled.

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The Story of Yi-Hsuan: Rebuilding a life after blindness

“I barely spoke to strangers and now I am selling to them.” Before Yi-Hsuan lost her eyesight she worked as a designer who created visual compositions. Even as a congenital glaucoma patient, she never thought that blindness would come so soon. “Several years ago, after my sudden retinal detachment, I lost vision permanently, and from […]