The Education Foundation, in collaboration with Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), organized a program in observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The event was attended by representatives from Special Education Department, Special Olympics Pakistan and Danpak. Persons with disabilities, Muhammad Kashif, Fahad Feroz, Muhammad Atif and Muhammad Nadeem shared their stories of success and spoke about the challenges they faced for employment. Persons with disabilities and organizations working with them were appreciated for their achievements and efforts.
Samar Naqvi, Program Manager – Yaqeeen, concluded by highlighting the important features of the event and gave an overview of NOWPDP and its programs. NOWPDP was appreciated for their previous job placement project, where Muhammad Nadeem, a speaker with a visual impairment, commended NOWPDP on being the organization that helped him find his first job at K-Electric. The information gathered during the talks gave NOWPDP additional perspective and direction for moving forward with their cause.