Committee-NGO's Enabling Decent Work For Fair Wage
Several organizations serving the Disabled in the city have co-ordinated to celebrate all the three days addressing the need for Inclusion Of The Diabled in the field of Computer Literacy, Awareness Of HIV Aids & Training & Employment For "Decent Work & Fair Wage".Tweet
-- Ms. Mary Rani director of Maximising Employment To Serve The Handicapped (MESH) was invited International Special Needs Institution Trust for joining the Occation and The Hon'ble Chief Minister was requested by Hon'ble MLA Mrs. Christine Lazares for co-operation to create full and complete awareness of all necessities for the Disabled and requested a commitment for the extinction of full and complete training of all Disabled especially the illiterate disabled to achieve DECENT WORK FOR FAIR WAGE and for this service requested all entertainment places to be opened to all Disabled FREE OF COST.
1ST DEC 2009-WORLD HIV AIDS DAY: The reality of HIV AIDS among the DISABLED is a need to be fulfilled and efforts are being made for the Disabled to meet in Lumbini Park for informal interactions and to add some excitement the AP TOURISM CORPORATION have consented to FREE BOAT RIDES & TEA. This encouragement is needed for the Disabled for more inclusion. The program will commence from 10 AM to 1PM.
FOR WORLD COMPUTER LITERCY DAY ON 2nd DEC-2009-The Government departments, all Corporate & organizations are requested to donate used but working computers for the Disabled and to assist in helping with the basic training that is most needed in this day and age for all people. The First Citizen- His Excellency, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh to release a message on all the occasions.
3rd DEC 2009-WORLD DISABILITY DAY: The theme for this year is INCLUSION in all spheres hence the above programs to set the tone. This year we look at TRAINING< ENABLING for EMPOWERMENT and this will be done if the Labour Ministry will expand the Training PROGRAMS especially for the illiterate DISABLD so as to ensure EMPLOYMENT-DECENT WORK FOR FAIR WAGE! The Commissioner, Labour has consented to assist the organizations with the deputation of the panel of Training & Special Employment Exchange personnel to present the facilities to the Disabled for FULL AWARENESS at the NTR GARDENS from 1PM to 4PM.
The organizing committee demand of SOCIETY, CORPORATES, SCHOOLS, INDUSDTRIES to INCLUDE & ENGAGE THE DISABLED in service. The PERSONS WITH DISABILITY ACT has amplified benefits to the organizations who employ persons with disability. A SHOWCASE OF SERVICE OF THE DISABLED & A CELL will be inaugurated at the organisation MESH-MAXIMISING EMPLOYMENT TO SERVE THE HANDICAPPED at NTR GARDENS.
About MESH: Maximising Employment to Serve The Handicapped (MESH) is an Indian NGO committed to marketing products made by disabled and leprosy affected artisans in more than 50 groups around India. In May Hyderabad Urban Development Authority allocated a shop to MESH to bring fairly traded handicrafts to visitors in the park.
Theme of the activity is Fair Trade where proper consideration is given to the salaries, working conditions and empowerment of the disabled artisans so as to bring them out of poverty and into main stream society. MESH is a member of Fair Trade Forum -India. MESH bring social shopping to Hyderabad and gives the people of the twin cities a chance to contribute to the rehabilitation of leprosy affected or disabled people whilst buying high quality products. In 2007-08 MESH's turnover was more than Crore Rs. 1.5, 86% of which was exported around the world. The range of products includes soft toys, pottery, table linen, bead - jewellery, bags and gift items in paper, wood, cotton and silk.
The shop is open every day of the week from 2.30 until 9.30pm and on public holidays 12.30 until 9.30pm
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ISNI (International Special Needs Institution. TRUST), which works for the vocational training and employment of the Dis-Abled & Womens.
Womens & Disabilities are the last priority in many countries, and are condemned to live their lives as a discriminated lot, whose lives are perceived as having no potential to improve. We at ISNI facilitate programs to improve conditions of such disabled and mistreated women so that they can become productive members of this global society. ISNI has collaborated with National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) Ministry of Rural Development, Government of INDIA, A.P Viklangulu Co-Operative Corporation, Government of Andhra Pradesh, AALA Group, Oriental Coco Fibers and Light to Life, Alpha foundation of ICFAI group, Sri Krishna Teja Foundation, Mother Theresa Foundation, Sahaya Special School for Mentally Challenged, and other Government and Non-Government institutions to reach out to many marginalized beneficiaries.
ISNI women manufactures extremely good quality eco friendly products made with handmade paper, apparels with Khadi and jute along with fashion jewelery.