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International day of persons with disabilities was celebrated on 3rd December 2016 at Kalasapakkam Panchayat Union Conference hall, Kalasapakkam block, Block Development officer Mr. P. Sathyamoorthy was a chief guest of the day.          
Mr. Rama Perumal, Director of SINAM was a chairperson for the programme. In his talk, he was appreciated the effective participation of various key stakeholders in the programmes of disabled people in SINAM. Subsequent to this, Ms. V. Poonkodi, co-ordinator of SINAM gave a welcome address. Others who participated as a guest of honour are listed below.

·       Mr. Palani, Deputy Block Development Officer, Kalasapakkam block development office.
·       Mr. Pattusamy, Special Group Co-ordinator, SINAM.
·       Mr. Devendiran, Special Group Co-ordinator, SINAM.
·       Ms. Geetha, Special Group Co-ordinator, SINAM.

Block development co-ordinators of Kalasapakkam, Vembakkam, Thandrampet and the facilitators of the disabled people in every panchayat of different three blocks, particpated.

The chief guest Mr. Sathiyamoorthy has indicated that there is a difference between physical disability and mental disability. The participants assembled here are the physically disabled people not mentally disabled people.  So you are capable of doing various activities to generate income for your livelihood. Government, NGOs, Banks and other number of organisations are providing various inputs for the life improvement and development of differently abled people. You should come forward to utilise various opportunities and resources available for the differently abled people. Your mind should be clear that you can win in your life and career. When you suceed the entire society will appreciate and admire you. Let your life be the sense of inspiration to others. He wished for the bright future. 50 persons with physical disabilities participated in the programme. Ms. Jagadeewsari, SINAM Field staff provided vote of thanks.       (Rama Perumal) Director

GCE  

Established in 1986, Global Connections to Employment (GCE) (previously known as Gulf Coast Enterprises) has grown to become the largest private Northwest Florida employer of persons with disabilities. We employ approximately 1,800 people in 13 states and the District of Columbia.

Our Mission is to “enrich lives by creating opportunities for people with disabilities.” We strive to consistently meet the expectations of our various government and commercial customers by grounding our team in our pillars of operational excellence: Best People, Best Service, Best Quality, Financial Performance and Growth.  For more information visit: http://www.gce.org

 

WORKABILITY INTERNATIONAL presents:

Member Spotlight: HVO  Haywood Vocational Opportunities, Inc.

HVO supplies world class quality medical products while providing the local community with vocational training and employment opportunities to adults with disadvantages and disabilities. HVO is a social enterprise business located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. To learn more visit: http://www.hvoinc.com/

Workability International is proud to share the winning photo of the 2016 Photo Contest: 

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The photo titled "Learning of Know How" was taken by Syed Mozammel and submitted by the Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation.

Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation (BPF) is a non-profit, non-government, philanthropic organization started working with a handful of trained multidisciplinary team in May 1984. The strength of the organization has been in the development of evidence-based strategies for the prevention, early identification and optimum development of CWD’s, including those at-risk. BPF is providing services to the hard-core poor children with and without disabilities including those at-risk and their families, to optimize development, ensure educational and social participation, economic empowerment, within a safe and protective environment.

To read more about the BPF, visit http://www.bpfbd.com/

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