30 October 2018
Our Employable partners ADDA (Agency for Disability and Development in Africa) and CDSK (Cheshire Disability Services Kenya) received the VOICE Innovate and Learn grant, which allows the teams to test and develop new approaches to inclusion of youth with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities in vocational trainings and employment in Kenya. EmployAble is a Light for the World programs which aims to find methodologies to make inclusion possible for youth with disabilities in vocational training.
Youth with intellectual and/or psychosocial disabilities remain the most marginalized youth all over the world. Public and private institutions, among which are training centers, private companies or governmental offices, do not have experience in how to train there youth and support them during on-job placement. The VOICE grant offers Light for the World, ADDA and CDSK the possibility to invest time and resources to start testing innovative, contextualized strategies on inclusion of youth with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities in vocational training and, ultimately, the labour market!