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As a platform which connects people with disabilities with the workplace, collaborating with Pabrik Pie Susu Ajik (the Pie Susu Ajik Factory) opened opportunities for our users to join as Production Staff. At the beginning of 2022, DNetwork Indonesia helped connect six Deaf people working as Production Staff at the Pie Susu Ajik Factory, one of Deaf is Ayu Komang Mahadewi, who has started working since April 2022. Information on vacancies as Production Staff was obtained by Ayu via social media DNetwork, and then tried to apply.

After the vacancy deadline was closed, Ayu received an interview call from the company via WhatsApp, and was able to pass the interview process well because the interview test used writing as a medium of communication so that Ayu had no difficulty even though she had hearing difficulties.

Currently Ayu is working as a Production Staff in charge of printing Pie Susu cakes at the Factory, and she feels happy to be able to work in a friendly environment to accept her.

"Thank you DNetwork for helping provide work information to friends with disabilities, so Ayu is now working and has her own income."

Descr: Implemented on March 16th until 18th 2022, through I Can: Work in the Digital Era, encourage disabilities job seekers to gain insights and knowledge about freelance profession and its preparation to compete in this digital era.

 

The "Aku Mampu" series is an educational program initiated by DNetwork Indonesia to prepare our users, job seekers with disabilities, to be able to compete in the workforce. Many things need to be prepared by the user before entering the workforce. In addition to the skills they have mastered, for example, build up their self-confidence to apply for jobs, making an attractive application letter and CV to be applied for jobs make job seekers are ready to enter the process of enter the work field. In addition to work preparation, the participants of these trainings are introduced to the profession as freelancers, by offering the services of their abilities. Participants are also given knowledge on how to create an attractive portfolio that can be offered to the potential clients. Therefore, in the Aku Mampu: Bekerja di Era Digital (I Can: Work in the Digital Era) Program, DNetwork Indonesia provides education to job seekers with disabilities about things that need to be prepared before entering the work field in this digital era so that job seekers with disabilities are ready to compete.

This event took place online from March 16th to 18th 2022, and was attended by people with disabilities from all over Indonesia. In this program, job seekers with disabilities get insight for tips and tricks for freelance work, how to arrange a job application CV to be attractive and other preparation. In these three webinar sessions, participants are selected to participate in further mentoring with Bridges for the Future - Plan International Indonesia Foundation, on job preparation training to join the online job fair in June. Hopefully through this program, disabilities job seekers can find job opportunities to support their careers in the future.

Webinar “Becoming an Inclusive MSME”

Disability employment is a mandate of the Constitution number 8 of 2016, therefore job providers should start to add insight regarding the recruitment of persons with disabilities and an inclusive work environment, to realize the mandate of the Constitution number 8 of 2016 related to workers with disabilities. In an effort to make this happen, DNetwork Indonesia launched the Aku Mampu Digital Business program in collaboration with the Clevio Coder Camp. In this program, 16 participants with disabilities participate in regular mentoring about becoming a business consultant to take part in internships at MSMEs (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises). Hopefully through this program people with disabilities can improve their skills and have internship experience in MSMEs so that in the future they are ready to enter professional work. In addition, through the internship program, MSME actors will have experience in working with people with disabilities.

To provide insight to MSMEs on the recruitment of persons with disabilities and an inclusive work environment as part of the Aku Mampu Digital Business Program, DNetwork Indonesia and Clevio Coder Camp held a Webinar session on realizing MSMEs that were Inclusive. The webinar took place on February 18, 2022 and was attended by 21 MSMEs from several regions in Indonesia. In this webinar, it is explained how the initial steps that MSMEs can take in recruiting persons with disabilities and how to work with various types of persons with disabilities. At the end of the event, participants were directed to register their MSMEs for those who wish to open internship opportunities for 16 disabled participants who are currently participating in the Aku Mampu Digital Business program. Thus, in addition to gaining insight through webinars, participants of the Inclusive MSME Webinar can also work directly with persons with disabilities.

As a platform which connects people with disabilities with the workplace, collaborating with Pabrik Pie Susu Ajik (the Pie Susu Ajik Factory) opened opportunities for our users to join as Production Staff. At the beginning of 2022, DNetwork Indonesia helped connect six Deaf people working as Production Staff at the Pie Susu Ajik Factory, one of Deaf is Ayu Komang Mahadewi, who has started working since April 2022. Information on vacancies as Production Staff was obtained by Ayu via social media DNetwork, and then tried to apply.

After the vacancy deadline was closed, Ayu received an interview call from the company via WhatsApp, and was able to pass the interview process well because the interview test used writing as a medium of communication so that Ayu had no difficulty even though she had hearing difficulties.

Currently Ayu is working as a Production Staff in charge of printing Pie Susu cakes at the Factory, and she feels happy to be able to work in a friendly environment to accept her.

"Thank you DNetwork for helping provide work information to friends with disabilities, so Ayu is now working and has her own income."

Descr: Implemented on March 16th until 18th 2022, through I Can: Work in the Digital Era, encourage disabilities job seekers to gain insights and knowledge about freelance profession and its preparation to compete in this digital era.

 

The "Aku Mampu" series is an educational program initiated by DNetwork Indonesia to prepare our users, job seekers with disabilities, to be able to compete in the workforce. Many things need to be prepared by the user before entering the workforce. In addition to the skills they have mastered, for example, build up their self-confidence to apply for jobs, making an attractive application letter and CV to be applied for jobs make job seekers are ready to enter the process of enter the work field. In addition to work preparation, the participants of these trainings are introduced to the profession as freelancers, by offering the services of their abilities. Participants are also given knowledge on how to create an attractive portfolio that can be offered to the potential clients. Therefore, in the Aku Mampu: Bekerja di Era Digital (I Can: Work in the Digital Era) Program, DNetwork Indonesia provides education to job seekers with disabilities about things that need to be prepared before entering the work field in this digital era so that job seekers with disabilities are ready to compete.

This event took place online from March 16th to 18th 2022, and was attended by people with disabilities from all over Indonesia. In this program, job seekers with disabilities get insight for tips and tricks for freelance work, how to arrange a job application CV to be attractive and other preparation. In these three webinar sessions, participants are selected to participate in further mentoring with Bridges for the Future - Plan International Indonesia Foundation, on job preparation training to join the online job fair in June. Hopefully through this program, disabilities job seekers can find job opportunities to support their careers in the future.

Webinar “Becoming an Inclusive MSME”

Disability employment is a mandate of the Constitution number 8 of 2016, therefore job providers should start to add insight regarding the recruitment of persons with disabilities and an inclusive work environment, to realize the mandate of the Constitution number 8 of 2016 related to workers with disabilities. In an effort to make this happen, DNetwork Indonesia launched the Aku Mampu Digital Business program in collaboration with the Clevio Coder Camp. In this program, 16 participants with disabilities participate in regular mentoring about becoming a business consultant to take part in internships at MSMEs (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises). Hopefully through this program people with disabilities can improve their skills and have internship experience in MSMEs so that in the future they are ready to enter professional work. In addition, through the internship program, MSME actors will have experience in working with people with disabilities.

To provide insight to MSMEs on the recruitment of persons with disabilities and an inclusive work environment as part of the Aku Mampu Digital Business Program, DNetwork Indonesia and Clevio Coder Camp held a Webinar session on realizing MSMEs that were Inclusive. The webinar took place on February 18, 2022 and was attended by 21 MSMEs from several regions in Indonesia. In this webinar, it is explained how the initial steps that MSMEs can take in recruiting persons with disabilities and how to work with various types of persons with disabilities. At the end of the event, participants were directed to register their MSMEs for those who wish to open internship opportunities for 16 disabled participants who are currently participating in the Aku Mampu Digital Business program. Thus, in addition to gaining insight through webinars, participants of the Inclusive MSME Webinar can also work directly with persons with disabilities.