The program aims at guaranteeing the integration of persons with disabilities into the society, which is a right assured by international agreements concerned with persons with disabilities’ rights as well as the Egyptian Constitution.The program works on creating an accessible adapted environment for people with disabilities to ensure their access to all their economic, social and political rights, while providing assistive devices. During September, CEOSS conducted the first career fair for employing and training of persons with disabilities in cooperation with Ministry of Youth and Sports at the premises of Youth Center at Sray El-Koba with the participation of 30 organizations and companies in order to provide job opportunities, vocational trainings, and loans where the following was provided:
- 4,200 various job opportunities
- 200 training opportunities on various professions and occupations such as electronic devices maintenance, leather industry, sewing and hair Dressing
- 1000 lending opportunities to small and micro-enterprises
- Prosthetic devices maintenance convoy and another convoy for ophthalmology screening
Also during September, 100 prosthetic devices such as wheelchairs, crutches and paralysis devices were produced via CEOSS’ workshop to enable the persons with disabilities for transportation. In addition, CEOSS conducted 5 convoys for maintaining and repairing of the prosthetic devices that benefited 70 persons with disabilities.