Project Factsheet
Tools for » UNPRPD Egypt Jobs and Skills for persons with disabilities
Project ID 00091321 Description UNPRPD Egypt Jobs and Skills
Fund
UNPRPD Disability Fund
Start Date *: 21 Jul 2014
Theme
UNPRPD - Disability Fund
Project status On Going
Country Egypt Participating Organization   Multiple
About

Jobs and skills for persons with disabilities with a focus on ICT-based solutions

People with disabilities (PwD) in Egypt tend to be economically excluded and are non-active in the labor market. Moreover, many disabled people in Egypt lack the needed ICT, soft and entrepreneurial skills to start their own businesses. This project aims to empower PwD through the use of ICT solutions, with a specific focus on the ICT and tourism sector. Capacity building of training and employment service providers will facilitate PwDs employment opportunities in the labor market. The project will be implemented by three partners: UNDP in Egypt, International Labor Organization in Egypt and the Egypt-ICT Trust Fund. The estimated timeline is 18 months, with a budget of 349,997 USD. The project aims to target 6 governorates, 600 young PwDs out of which 300 will successfully integrate in the labour market, 6 NGOs serving PwDs, 200 Design-athon participants (including computer Science/engineering students, young entrepreneurs, NGOs, PwD, innovators, designers and tech-oriented companies), 25 institutions offering improved training and employment services for PwDs, 30 employers engaged in hiring persons with disabilities or offering internships for PwDs, and 60 trainers of public and private training providers.
The project’s objectives will be fulfilled by 1) providing baseline needs assessment study in the selected governorates 2) promoting the concept of entrepreneurship 3) empowering PwD through face to face training and e-learning solutions, 4) raising awareness among employers of the benefits of hiring PwD, 5) capacity building for NGOs, training and employment service providers and 6) encouraging social innovation for enhancing the daily lives of PwD.

Recent Documents
Key Figures
Report by
Financials
Participating Organizations are required to submit final year-end expenditures by April 30 in the following year; Interim expenditure figures are submitted on a voluntary basis and therefore current year figures are not final until the year-end expenditures have been submitted.
Report by
All amounts in US$
View as Excel Print friendly format
Latest Vouchers
This screen shows payment vouchers for transfers made to Participating Organizations. Only payment vouchers from 1 January 2009 and onwards are shown.
All amounts in US$ View as Excel Print friendly format
Contacts

If you have questions about this programme you may wish to contact the RC office in Egypt or the lead agency for the programme. The MPTF Office Portfolio Manager (or Country Director with Delegation of Authority) for this programme:

The persons with GATEWAY access rights to upload and maintain documents for the programme:

Contact Us | Glossary | Scam alert | Information Disclosure Policy | Feedback