Jobs for 120 people with a disability in Pakistan

by Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan
Oct 16, 2012

Project Update - September 2012

Summary of Achievements:
September 2012 has been an average month in terms of PWDs being hired. A total of 9 numbers of PWDs were placed in employment. 7 people commenced employment at Cresox (socks factory), 1 person was hired by Shahbaz Garments as a Textile Engineer and 1 person with a physical disability was selected in the first week of September 2012 as a designer at MILF.

What was achieved this month?
- 9 candidates were selected in total in the month of September.

What are we proud of?
- Evaluation of 6 people with hearing impaired was held and their CVs sent to Cresox Pvt Ltd.
- Evaluation of 4 people with hearing impaired was held in the second week September and sent their CVs to Express Tribune (newspaper).

What companies did we meet?
NOWPDP staff met with 4 companies and both seemed keen on the idea of hiring PWDs.
- Naveena Export
- Soneri Bank
- Afroze Textile
- Express Tribune

Monthly Goals:
- Number of companies met: 4 (planned: 4)
- Number of applicant CVs sent to employers: 29 (planned: 30)
- Number of applicants commencing employment: 9 (planned: 20)
- Number of applicants selected but not commenced: 2

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Organization Information

Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan

Location: Karachi, Sindh - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Omair Ahmad
Executive Officer
Karachi, Sindh Pakistan

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