Pilot Project for Technology Training

A young man seated in a wheelchair at a computer desk. Behind him are two more people also using computers.
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Catholic Relief Services Vietnam and U.S. Agency in International Development (USAID) partnered with higher education institutions to provide information technology training to youth with disabilities. Between 2007 and 2012, a total of 509 youth with disabilities had completed the advanced Informational Technology (IT) courses focused on software engineering and computation. Of those who completed the program, 80% of the graduates found full-time employment or internships with government offices, local and international companies.