*47 persons with intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, deafblind, cerebral palsy out of 766 candidates, in mainstream companies.
Anita had concerns about how she will be able to support her daughters with her low income. Her elder daughter Bhuvaneshwari is a person with intellectual disability. She had no idea about what the future holds for her. As part of Parents’ Capacity Building in Mission1000, she went for Exposure Visits to various companies along with her daughter. There she saw various possibilities of livelihoods. With training and internship, Bhuvaneshwari finally got a job at a cafe. Today, Anita is proud and happy that Bhuvaneshwari is working and even supporting her sister’s education along with providing for the family. She is confident that her daughter will have a career growth and lead a dignified and independent life
Preethi, Project Trainer at Diya Foundation, is one of the trainers in the Mission 1000 Skill Development Program. As a part of Capacity Building Programs, she participates in the Weekly Trainers Networking Calls with trainers from other NGOs. The networking calls specifically have been an add on support to her during a training program. Through this platform, she is sharing her issues as well as best practices in training, learning from others and growing constantly with other trainers.
Arvind joined Pragati towards Livelihood, the vocational skill training unit of BGCT in 2017, and acquired skills in several domains. Through Mission 1000, Arvind interned as a pantry executive in Café Coffee Day Pantry in 2018. Following this, he got exposure in various domains trained in employability skills through Mission1000 Skill Development Program in 2019, culminating in an internship opportunity at ANZ Bank cafeteria. Through Mission1000, in 2020 he was selected for an internship with Thomson Reuters where he is exploring new areas of work and putting his Digital skills to use. These multiple opportunities have given Arvind the skills to work on the challenges at any workplace. Today Arvind says “I am now confident that I can learn anything
Persons with severe disabilities developed through multiple exposure and training opportunities in employability and domain skills.
Persons with severe disability incubated in sheltered workshops towards developing skills for mainstream employment.
*Every Rs. 30,000 worth of products sold equals opportunity for 1 candidate
(3 months salary as minimum wages)
People with severe disabilities employed and contributing to their families and to the economy.
*Para job coaches are company staff whose capacity is developed to mentor/coach candidates employed in companies.
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The focus of this video is on Persons with Intellectual Disability working in various sectors and the way they have got trained by NGOs and Employers to do the jobs they do.
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