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Monday, 17 February 2020 14:10

ADDA Nominated for Diar Awards

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Agency for Disability and Development in Africa has been nominated for a National Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2020. Please Vote for ADDA here. ADDA has been nominated under the category N2: Diversity and Inclusion Award for Best NGO on PWD Inclusion. The award and Recognition celebrate companies , government agencies, CSOs, NGOs, CBOs and individuals who champion diversity and promote inclusion in the workplace and a socially cohesive society.
Friday, 10 January 2020 13:57

Jobs Portal for Persons with Disabilities Launched

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The Agency for Disability and Development in Africa (ADDA) has launched the web portal — that supports Persons with Disabilities access employment. The portal links job seekers with employers.“The website will ensure that both persons with disabilities and employers have access to relevant information wherever they are,” said Peter Muasya, ADDA Executive Director during a one-day forum held in Nairobi Tuesday.
Friday, 10 January 2020 13:56

Employing youth with Disabilities

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Kenya has a youth unemployment rate of 40% according to the World Bank report of October 2018. Young graduates are unable to find jobs. It is equally hard and more frustrating to get a job for youths who have disabilities. Agency for Disability and Development in Africa (ADDA) together with her partner, Cheshire Disability Services Kenya (CDSK) attempts to bridge this gap of unemployment of YWDs in a program called EmployAble.