Futuremakers Bangladesh:

The project “Futuremakers Bangladesh” is an initiative of Standard Chartered Foundation which takes a systemic approach in supporting youths with disabilities in the labour market, through the provision of demand-led technical skills training, employability training, career guidance and job placements. Sightsavers country office in association with BBDN and three Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPD) namely Manikganj Disabled People’s Organization to Development, Narayanganj Sadar Upazila Protibondhi Unnayan Parishad, and Tangail Disabled Peoples’ Organization  to Development has started delivering this project from  July 2022.
BBDN is working to engage employers’ in the project’s implementation to support them to increase awareness on disability inclusive labour rights and opportunities to improve employers’ perceptions of the abilities and potential of youths with disabilities at the workplace. BBDN is also engaged in providing youth with pre-employment technical and employability skills training along with employment services to help facilitate their entry into job placements or work-based learning experiences.