participates in REHAB 2004
Village is showcasing Tamkeen, a new initiative for vision
impaired people at the Dubai International Rehabilitation
Forum (REHAB 2004). The REHAB show was inaugurated at the
Dubai World Trade Centre on Sunday 25th January by His
Excellency Obaid Al Tayer, President of Dubai Chamber of
Commerce and Industry.
Tamkeen is an exclusive
non-profit setup to maximize the potential of vision-impaired
and enable them to become more productive members of the
Tamkeen, which means ‘enabling’ in
Arabic, has been set up as a result of the initiative of H.H.
General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of
Dubai and UAE Defence Minister. The centre will provide
orientation, counseling and training programmes for
vision-impaired people, tailored to match their capabilities
and skills and to help them to find suitable
Tamkeen’s training courses will be based
on an initial assessment and an analysis of training needs for
every individual attending the centre.
also monitor the performance of the candidates in their new
jobs and after completing their training at the centre for a
period of six months to assess their performance and work.