About Take 1

About Project Take1

Imagine a new inclusive India wherein PwDs are included in the workforce of each and every Corporate by hiring just 1 person with disability in their organization. The resultant would be that the Corporates would have created 800,000 jobs in just 1 year.

If each corporate appreciates the benefit of hiring PwDs and decides to add 2 - 3 or more PwDs in their workforce, India would have hired the 7 million disabled population who are eligible for jobs.

This would result in unleashing a sizeable economic prosperity in the hands of PwD's which is to the tune of Rs.5000 crores per year.

Over the past 3 years ACE's Dialogue in the Dark has sensitized more than 3,00,000 visitors on the urgent need to appreciate diversity and include people with disability into the mainstream society through its innovative dark experiences.

Dialogue in the Dark is an internationally acclaimed unique experience that takes place in complete darkness. Dialogue in the Dark puts you in everyday situation like crossing the road, or going to the supermarket - but in complete darkness, awakening the senses and deepening self awareness.

Guides take you through an unforgettable journey, opening you up to a completely new way of seeing the world with your touch, hearing and smell. Dialogue exhibition incorporates an optimum mix or fun, adventure and learning.

More than 1000 Corporates, 3,00,000 visitors have visited Dialogue in the Dark and taken back a message on diversity & social inclusion. Corporate visitors post their experience at Dialogue in the Dark are now open to hire disabled in their workforce. Since April 2014, we have enabled more than 1,000 jobs for the disabled in Corporates.

ACE in partnership with National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) has launched the Take1 project to manifest this dream of putting Rs.5000 crores in the hands of PwDs through employment enhancing vocational skills for the differently abled thus leading to sustainable livelihoods of 2,00,000 disabled people over the next 10 years.

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