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A056 Employment in Indonesia


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A056 Employment in Indonesia

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A056 Employment in Indonesia

  1. 1. Enhancing Income Generating for Persons with Disabilities through the Environmental Activities Judith Simbara, General Secretary YPAC Nasional/ Indonesian Society for the Care of Children with Disabilities
  2. 2. F A C T S • Indonesia Laws No. 8/2016 covers the rights and needs of PwDs needs to be further socialized. * Quota 1 % for private sector and 2% for government institutions cannot be fulfilled. * Opportunities for workers with disabilities to find suitable employment is low. • Lack of understanding from the employers towards the needs of PwDs. • Lack of upgraded training for PwDs to reach the minimum standard. • Potentials of PwDs have yet been regarded equally capable to non PwDs.
  3. 3.  Low interest to support social activities of PwDs community – not potential buyers.  Disability is a less attractive issue compared to entertainment, sports, etc.  Budget constraints of the government and private sectors.  Unreliable funding sources.  Only a few social NGOs owns SMEs.
  4. 4. SOLUTION: CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES - DISABILITIES & ENVIRONMENT • Pre-vocational activities through preserving the environment: waste recycle, planting certain type of peanut type of “Kacang Koro”, etc. • Community Based Rehabilitation through environment activities. • Training for Trainers for both disability dan environment communities.
  5. 5. • Various ways of pre-vocational activities through preserving the environment. • Involving PwDs in future environmental programs. • Attract other parties’ support (local government & private sector). • FGDs for better solutions - synergy activities involving PwDs. • Triggering local government – budget allocation - Indonesia Laws No. 8/2016 • A sustainable program - participation of PwDs in the country’s development activities.
  6. 6. - Planting “Kacang Koro” plant – good for children with autism - Early detection of disabilities. - Waste recycling activities. - Skills trainings utilizing environmental material. - Greening the surroundings. - Green home industries
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