NP from SSEA
NP, was one of the early recruits to the Supported Self Employment Academy (SSEA) in Croydon. Although she experiences muscular skeletal issues, she had previously worked in property management.
The Story of Yiota
Mrs. Yiota Michaelidou is a Cypriot entrepreneur with Startgardt’s Disease, a genetic eye disorder that causes progressive vision loss, who runs the baking and confectionery workshop “Paradosiakes Dimiourgies” meaning traditional creations.
Coanil Servicios de Fundación Coanil
In 2003 the idea to create a supported job workshop was born as a main project of Fundación Coanil. Its purpose was to respond to the occupational needs of many young people with intellectual disabilities.
Ace Altair Travels
Antony Leopold is currently in his 60s and he has already achieved his lifelong goal by opening his very own travel agency for the disabled.
The Bassment Café
The Bassment (地下事), which in the original Chinese characters translates as “stories from the basement”, was started in December 2018. Since then, it has stirred great interest and popularity among the deaf community in particular as well as the general public.
Autism Cafe Project
While Adli was pursuing the highs of his career as an executive director of Standard Chartered Foundation, he always had one thing at the back of his mind: his son, Luqman. A Father’s love and vision for his son.
The Supported Self Employment Academy (SSEA) was established in October 2017 to test new ways of enabling disabled people to explore the potential of self-employment as a route to work.