Jobs for 120 people with a disability in Pakistan

 
$10,277
$4,723
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Feb 20, 2012

Project Update - January 2012

January was a good month as far as placements are concerned.

8 people with disabilities were hired in various companies and they commenced employment in the mid week of  January 2012. 3 employees are waiting to start at Gul Ahmed textile mills. In addition, 3 interns at Gul Ahmed completed their internship in Creative Department.

A meeting was held with Netcom (a call centre provider), Agha’s Super Market, Acti-med Pharma and Universal Brushware Limited. All were very positive and encouraging for future hiring of people with disabilities. 

What was achieved this month?

  • 8 people with disabilities commenced employment.
  • Evaluation of 7 people was held for future placements. 

What are we proud of? 

  • We have introduced and started using new software to manage our recruitment process, which is beneficial as it automates much of the time-consuming reporting work.

What companies did we meet, or that agreed to take PWDs?

NOWPDP staff met with the following, who showed a positive response towards hiring:

  • Agha’s Super Market
  • NetCom(Call Center)
  • Acti-med Pharama
  • Universal Brushware Pvt Ltd

Monthly Goals:

  • Number of companies met: 4 (planned: 4)
  • Number of applicant CVs sent to employers: 40 (planned: 20)
  • Number of applicants commencing employment: 8 (planned: 10)
  • Number of applicants selected but not commenced 3
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Omair Ahmad

Executive Officer
Karachi, Sindh Pakistan

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