In the frame of the USAID Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project, Handicap Tetovo has started training for mentors of the companies to be able to recognize, value, and properly utilize the contribution of Persons with Disabilities can make for their companies.
The training for mentorship included guides on how to utilize the intern in the workplace. The first training took place on March 13, 2013, at the premises of Handicap Tetovo.
The overall objective of the project is to increase the participation of persons with disabilities in Macedonian society by providing them with internship and employment opportunities. In addition, the project will encourage positive changes in the perception and attitudes toward disabilities within the private sector. The project is implemented by the local NGOs My Career from and its partners –Handicap Tetovo and Poraka Nasa.