EmployAble

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The EmployAble Project aims at inclusion of youth with disabilities in vocational training institutions and their support during the transition to the labour market. Primary target group are youth with disabilities and secondary target group are institutions – Technical and Vocational Education Training Institutes (TVETs) and companies. Agency for Disability and Development in Africa and Cheshire Disability Services Kenya partners to implement the EmployAble Project with financial support from Light for the World – Netherlands and Liliane Fonds. Project period was 2017 – 2019 in Nairobi County.

EmployAble objectives

  • To enhance the capacity of potential TVETs &employers, to provide an enabling work environment for youths with disabilities through reasonable accommodation and modification
  • To equip 200 youths with disabilities through technical and soft-skills training for purpose of them being self-reliant
  • To link 200 the trained youths with disabilities to wage and self-employment in 3 years
  • To increase awareness and knowledge of Stakeholders on the issues and challenges that youths with disabilities face in TVET & job placement EmployAble Location Nairobi County
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