Since 2005, the NGO “Association of Women with Disabilities” NGO Equality “implements the program” Promoting the employment of women with disabilities “in close cooperation association” Almaty Chamber of Crafts “Association” Gulzar “in the city of Almaty and Almaty region, and since 2008 – with the Office of coordination of employment and social programs of Almaty, Counterpart Consortium Inc.,.
The main objective of the program:
To promote the employment of women with disabilities through training professional knowledge, develop skills necessary for employment, the formation of a positive image of women professionals.
Provide an opportunity for women with disabilities to receive professional knowledge and skills in the field of accounting (the project “the BRIDGE” with JICA support (Japanese Development Agency, a training course “Professional rehabilitation of people with disabilities”, 2007-2010).;
Provide an opportunity for women with disabilities to receive professional knowledge and skills in the field of national handicrafts (in partnership with the Almaty Chamber of Crafts, a training course “Production, marketing and implementation of national batts”, 2007-2008.);
Provide an opportunity for women with disabilities to receive professional knowledge and skills in the field of flower arranging (in partnership with the Association “Gulzar” training course “Flora”, 2009); “Create a precedent for the development of social enterprise of women with disabilities, based on providing qualified services to the population;
To promote self-esteem, self-development skills and employment for women with disabilities; “To promote the interests of women with disabilities in the Republic of Kazakhstan legislation in the field of employment of people with disabilities.
Programme of Events:
Training for women with disabilities by making national articles of felt, floral design, marketing and sale of goods;
Training trainers of women with disabilities, accounting, working with the electronic system of tax reports, 1C-Accounting for the social enterprise “Balans +”
Development of cooperation with the Office of Coordination of Employment and Social Programs of Almaty for the creation of special jobs for women with disabilities in the public organization “Association of Women with Disabilities” NGO Equality “;
Providing training to enhance self-esteem, skills, self-employment;
Surveys and studies on women’s employment with disabilities and making proposals and recommendations to state authorities.