Astangu VRC presented at a training event for entrepreneurs in Vilnius

4. November 2015

On October 29th, Valakupiai Rehabilitation Centre in Lithuania, organized an awareness-raising and training event for entrepreneurs in Vilnius. The focus of the event was Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): a frame for supporting employment of People with Disabilities.

Astangu’s project coordinator Minna Sild (on the photo) presented our mentoring program as an example of CSR put into practice. The program has brought together mentoring pairs in 2013 & 2014 with our it-students as mentees and people working in leading position in the field of IT as mentors.

Other presentations included introduction to the European perspective of CSR, inclusive entrepreneurship and sustainable job creating (by EPR expert Guus van Beek); experiences of 2  people with disabilities from participating in the open labor market; RIMI foodstore approach on CSR and employment of people with disabilities etc.