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Senior MERLA Officer

About the job Job Tittle: Senior MERLA Officer Reporting to: Head of Programs Duration of Contract: One year contract, annual renewal subject to funding Type of Employment: Full-time, 40 hours per week Duty Station: Nairobi with some in country travels Light for the World is a global disability and development organization that enables eye health and empowers people with disabilities …

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Q & A: Interview Josiah Macharia on business development support service for micro-entrepreneurs with disabilities

Micro and small enterprises play a significant role in creating employment and generating income for most, leading to economic growth and development. While the role they play in economies is repeatedly acknowledged, only a limited segment of micro and small enterprises are capable of exploring all their opportunities. Further, these businesses don’t cope with threats …

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Standard Chartered Bank invests US $850K with Sightsavers and Light for the World to up-scale employability skills program for the youth in Kenya

People with disabilities, particularly women, have lower chances of finding employment than their peers, because of discrimination and inaccessible workplaces. Globally, employment rates for men (53%) and women (20%) with disabilities are lower than for men (65%) and women (30%) without disabilities. But by excluding people with disabilities from the labour market, countries can lose …

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NCPWD signs MoU with Light for the World to accelerate economic empowerment and disability inclusion

Guided by our commitment to advance economic empowerment and social inclusion for persons with disabilities, we are thrilled to share that Light for the World-Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Council of Persons with Disabilities in a move aimed at strengthening collaborations on areas of economic empowerment for persons with …

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Catering to Food and Change: Inclusive hiring of a Food joint In Nairobi, Kenya.

For all creative minds out there, finding things or spaces that spark or trigger creativity is an absolute priority (I guess even for those who may think they are not as creative too -I don’t know). A kitchen is not such a space for most of us. To some, it is unimagined that putting together …

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