By Humaira Bokhari - Programme Manager - Employment
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
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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