This year, Ambika became a full-time staff member. Because he showed his ability to independently manage all tasks and guide new employees in the cafe.
Mr Lim said: She felt there were many misconceptions about people with disabilities, so she wanted to place them in a more visible range of jobs as baristas. This can reduce social stigma by regularly interacting with the public, which in turn can lead to more people understanding. people with disabilities. ”
Ambika’s successful journey is made possible by the strong partnership between SG Enable, MINDS and Foreword Coffee. Lim said SG Enable and his job coach support by MINDS help employers provide better workplace support to help people with disabilities perform better in the workplace.
Foreword Coffee was awarded the Enabler Mark (Platinum), the highest level of national level accreditation, by SG Enable in 2021 in recognition of its achievements, best practices and commitment to inclusive employment. This will strengthen Foreword Coffee’s branding to promote a socially engaging, conscious customer base and an inclusive work culture that fosters better teamwork and performance.
Yong Yao Hao, who has an intellectual disability, works as a janitor at Evergreen Refuse Disposal & Cleaning Services. Yao Hao, who joined JPJS as a trainee in September 2020, became an employee after completing the training in the same month.