Promoting Inclusive Vocational Training and Employment for Persons with Disabilities (PIVTEPD)
Development/Funding Partner :- IRISH AID-ETHIOPIA
Lead Applicant: Ethiopian Centre for Disability and Development (ECDD)
Co-Implementing Partners: Ethiopian National Disability Action Network (ENDAN) and Federation of Ethiopian National Associations of Persons with Disabilities (FENAPD)
Location: Oromia(Asela and Adama ), Amhara(Bahir Dar) and SNNPR(Hawassa), Addis Ababa, Dire-Dawa
Implementation year :- July26/2016-Oct,31 2017
The project aims to increase opportunities for wage employment by facilitating internship opportunities and providing job-seeking skills training benefitting both TVET trainees as well as university graduates with disabilities.
The project’s goal is to have Increased numbers of organizations providing youth and adults with disabilities access to mainstream vocational skills training, business skills training, support for self-employment, internships, and formal sector employment opportunities.