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Tuesday, 14 January 2020 05:23

EmployAble

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.

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Our Programs

Our programs are in inclusive education, public participation and Research. We work with partners including CBM, Voice, The Ministry of Education and 6 County Governments.

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Our Mandate

ADDA focuses on disability mainstreaming/inclusion an initiative that empowers persons with disabilities by promoting and facilitating best practices.

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Our Vision

We envision a society in which all persons have equal opportunities regardless of anyone’s disability and special needs.

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Our Mission

To enhance potential of men & women with disabilities while advocating for their inclusion & active participation in mainstream development endeavors as well as celebrating their diversity, improved livelihoods and self-actualization.

The Agency for Disability and Development in Africa (ADDA) has launched the web portal — weworkinclusive.com that supports Persons with Disabilities access employment. The portal links job seekers with employers.“The website will ensure that both persons with disabilities and employers have access to relevant information wherever they are,” said Peter Muasya, ADDA Executive Director during a one-day forum held in Nairobi Tuesday.

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Employing youth with Disabilities

Kenya has a youth unemployment rate of 40% according to the World Bank report of October 2018. Young graduates are unable to find jobs. It is equally hard and more frustrating to get a job for youths who have disabilities. Agency for Disability and Development in Africa (ADDA) together with her partner, Cheshire Disability Services Kenya (CDSK) attempts to bridge this gap of unemployment of YWDs in a program called EmployAble.

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