Jobs for 120 people with a disability in Pakistan

by Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan
Vetted
Jan 18, 2011

Project Update - December 2010

Summary of Achievements:

December has been a good month as far as placements are concerned.

8 people with disabilities were previously waiting to commence employment at Artistic Milliners, and they commenced employment in the first week of December 2010. 7 employees waiting to start at Gul Ahmed commenced their internships on 3rd December 2010. In addition, 3 interns at Gul Ahmed completed their internship and were placed in regular employment.

A meeting was held with HBL, who were very positive and encouraging for future hiring of people with disabilities. 

Staff at a newly established factory of Artist Milliners’ pledged to take on people with disabilities.

What was achieved this month?

  • 15 people with disabilities commenced employment
  • An employment evaluation camp was held for people with disabilities for Artistic Milliners

What are we proud of?

  • Evaluation of 8 deaf persons was held for future placements
  • Evaluation of 2 blind persons was held for future placements
  • Evaluation of 3 people with physical impairments was held
  • Evaluation of 6 people with mental disabilities was held

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

  • NOWPDP staff met with HBL and mutually agreed upon the placements of PWDs in future
  • NOWPDP visited a new plant set by Artistic Milliner to explore the possibility of more hires 

Monthly Goals

  • Number of companies met: 1 (Planned: 2)
  • Number of applicant CVs sent to employers: 14 (Planned: 20)
  • Number of applicants selected but not commenced: 2
  • Number of applicants commencing employment: 15 (Planned: 10)

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Organization Information

Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan

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

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