*27 persons with intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, deafblind, cerebral palsy out of 690 candidates, in mainstream companies.
Umapathi, Senior Vocational Instructor at Shristi Special Academy is one of the trainers of the on-going batch of Mission 1000 Skill Development Program for person with severe, developmental and multiple disabilities. This also includes Exposure Visits for the trainers, Training of the Trainer Workshops & Weekly Trainers Networking Calls. These opportunities gave Umapathi the belief and conviction to speak about possibility of livelihoods in front of 150+ parents & trainers at Shristi Special Academy.
Mary Stella had no hopes for her son’s future. As part of Parents’ Capacity Building in Mission1000, she went for Exposure Visits to various companies along with her son. There she saw various possibilities of livelihoods. Today, she is confident that her son will earn a living and lead a dignified and independent life.
When Bhuvaneshwari came to Diya Foundation 3 years ago, she would always keep to herself and would get anxious when prompted towards a task. The Mission1000 Skill Development Program this year gave her exposure on Employability Skills. Today, she has emerged as a confident leader, taking responsibility for her performance and even delegating tasks to her team members in her absence!
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.
This video shows the impact of Mission1000 on various stakeholders in the ecosystem
Includes case studies of persons with developmental, severe and multiple disabilities who are contributing to their families, companies and society at large.
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These videos show companies who have taken the step towards change, their journey, and experience by gainfully engaging persons with developmental, severe and multiple disabilities.
This kit contains videos of persons with developmental, severe and multiple disabilities employed in various sectors.
Disability Anthem presented by Shankar Mahadevan and Shankar Mahadevan Academy in support of mainstreaming and providing training for employment of persons with disability.
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.
This video shows persons with developmental, severe, multiple psychiatric disabilities contributing to family, society and companies.
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