20th April 2017: Following the training provided at NOWPDP by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan to persons with disabilities to increase their employability, 12 individuals with hearing and speech impairment were employed at Soorty Enterprises (Pvt.) Ltd. in the quality check department.
The inclusive journey begun with a disability sensitization session conducted by Program Yaqeeen with the floor managerial staff at one of Soorty Enterprise’s factories in Karachi. The aim of the session was to raise awareness regarding disability, explain the appropriate behaviour and etiquette of interacting with persons with disabilities and to facilitate an inclusive work environment at Soorty.
NOWPDP looks forward to the placement of candidates with hearing and speech impairment and taking this initiative further for the betterment and inclusion of persons with disabilities.