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Employment Models

Employment models are social enterprises that have been set up specifically in order to employ certain individuals or groups of individuals who are otherwise disadvantaged or who would struggle to enter the job market.

 

Examples

deafhandatworkDeaf Hands @ Work is a social enterprise in South Africa whose main business activity is in construction, maintenance and renovation of new and existing residential homes with a focus on structural timber homes. 

Deaf Hands @ Work exists so that it can provide employment opportunities toskilled and unskilled deaf and disabled people, thereby increasing their sense of self-worth and quality of life. It is also a powerful way to raise awareness about deaf people and the value of diversity in our society.

Read more in this case study on Deaf Hands @ Work by the Social Enterprise Academy.

Read more: http://www.dhwsa.co.za/


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