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BrightSpyre for disabled community. Know, Connect and Hire from disabled community.

Online platform for disabled community that will be connected with employers in Asian region to hire specifically from disabled community.

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What problem does your idea solve?

Disabled people are hard to connect and reach. There is social stigma in disabled community that employment opportunities aren't for them and they don't try to find jobs. Similarly, many employers want to hire people from disabled community in many desciplines - but there is no way for employers to connect and reach them.

Explain your idea

The idea is simple. The disabled people come online, create their profile and specify the following - Qualification - Experience - Skills - Their disability ( we categorize the specific disability ) - Problems they face carrying out the work. - Problems they face in traveling. - Their work preferences ( location, type of work ) Once they fill their profile, our team calls them and help them improve their profile. We use machine learning algos to help them improve their profiles for better job search and also human intervention to suggest changes and properly categorize their profiles. Once we have profiles of users - we reach to employers - and match employer needs with the people from disabled community. We already have a network of 3,000 profiles of employers and have worked with them how and in what depts are suitable for hiring disabled people.

Who benefits?

10% of the population in Pakistan (18 million) have some kind of disability. Disabled community. We want to reach 10% of the disabled community. In next 5 years we aim to employ 100,000 disabled people with our network of employers.

How is your idea unique?

We have worked with thousands of disabled people in the past. We understand them, their needs and problems they face. Plus we already have worked with 30,000 employers that use our services for hiring talent fro asian region. 10% of our employers are ready to hire people from disabled community. These employers need a connection and we have passion and right experience to connect disabled people with jobs.

Tell us more about you

at, we are in hiring business from more than 12 years.

What are some of your unanswered questions about the idea?

1. If the disabled people don't have requisite skills for getting jobs then making a connection with the employers is difficult or will not have any result. 2. How to reach disabled community that is not connected with any of the means and network that we are using to connect with disabled community.

Where will your idea be implemented?

  • Afghanistan
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Pakistan

Experience in Implementation Country(ies)

  • Yes, for more than one year.

Expertise in Sector

  • I've worked in a sector related to my idea for less than a year.

Organizational Status

  • We are a registered for-profit company (including social enterprises).

Idea Maturity

  • Piloting: I have started to implement my solution as a whole with a first set of real users.


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