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USAID Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project

 
USAID Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project is a four year project that started in August 2012 and targeted persons with disabilities from Polog (Tetovo and Gostivar), Skopje, North-East (Kumanovo), Central (Veles), South-West (Struga, Kicevo, Debar) and East (Shtip, Probishtip, Sveti Nikole) regions of Macedonia. It is implemented by My Career from Skopje, in cooperation with Handimak from Tetovo.
USAID Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project supports the implementation of Macedonia’s National Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as it aims to increase participation of persons with disabilities in the society by improving their employability skills through training and internships, as well as by supporting persons with disabilities to start their own businesses. The project is expected to raise sensitivity about the needs and rights of this marginalized category of Macedonian citizens. The Project contributes to limiting or removing barriers that deny persons with disabilities access to full social participation... More

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO DATE
Establishment of a database of over 1000 PWDs and database of 418 companies interested in hiring PWDs
159 full time employments (of which 19 are in public institutions)
424 PWDs trained on job search strategies
49 PWDs trained on entrepreneurship
35 PWDs trained in creative skills
81 PWDs
placed as interns

259 
representatives of businesses and public institutions trained as mentors of PWDs

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Training in Veles for persons with disabilities

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Creative skills training in Kumanovo for persons with disabilities

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Entrepreneurship training in Struga for persons with disabilities

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Training in Veles for persons with disabilities

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Training for mentors in Kicevo

USAID Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project
Adolf Ciborovski Street, 13A
1000 Skopje
Phone: 02/ 3 222 991
info@mojakariera.com.mk
www.mojakariera.com.mk

 

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