Data for Vocational Rehabilitation Course

Course : “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Promotion of Persons with Disabilities”
Target year : 1984 – 2003
No. of ex-participants : 206
Response rate(%) : 53(25.7%)

Responsibility (Some marked more than two.)

Management Accounting Instructor Social Worker Clerical Teaching Staff Volunteer Others
29 3 7 7 0 6 1 14
Details of 14 persons who marked “Others”
Technician, Clinical staff, Planner, Middle manager, Testing, Administrative staff, Field staff, Community, Professor (University), Assistant Professor, Lecturer,
Clinic PT(2), Physiotherapist

2. Your Activity/Project After Training Course

1. Have you contacted the JICA office in your country after the course?

Reason you contacted if answer is “Yes.” (Some marked more than two.)

Regarding Project Collect Information Greeting
13 14 15
Details of 2 persons who marked “Others”
To collect the information, Aids for clinic

2. Do you remain in contact with any ex-participants?

Reason you contacted if answer is “Yes.” (Some marked more than two.)

Regarding Project Collect Information Greeting
9 16 23
Details of 6 persons who marked “Others” (1 person didn’t answer anything.)
Not so well, Not enough time now, Office mates(3)

3. Have you utilized the knowledge obtained in the course in your activities/projects?

How to utilize the knowledge obtained in the course

(1)Regarding promotion of human rights, equal opportunity and social participation a) Preparation of policy for persons with disabilities (draft of Right Protection Regulation for Persons with Disabilities) (Cambodia) b) Campaign for the rights of persons with disabilities (Thailand) c) Celebration of International Day for People with Disabilities (Western Samoa) d) Promotion of Barrier Free Societies (Zambia) e) Incorporating operation plan regarding persons with disabilities in the annual municipal plan (Ethiopia) f) Established interagency Committee on Equalization of Opportunities (Philippines) g) Accessibility in “Transport Utilities” and “Communication” (Philippines) (2) Regarding medical field a) Introducing Japanese rehabilitation for psychiatric patients (Thailand) b) Special Skills Training for CVA(Stroke) patients (Philippines) c) Coordinate the professional team for diagnosis (Mexico) (3) Regarding work a) Skill development, vocational training for income generating activities (Nepal) b) Self-employment training program(Thailand) c) Job placement (Sri Lanka) d) Pre-vocational training for persons with Down Syndrome and intellectual disabilities (Philippines) e) Instruction of making envelopes (Sri Lanka) f) Gardening project (Vanuatu) g) Farming workshop for persons with disabilities (Fiji) h) Planning program of vocational rehabilitation (Indonesia) i) Evaluation of vocational rehabilitation and vocational guidance (Indonesia) j) Handicraft production (Lao PDR) k) Bakery project (Malaysia) l) Strengthen the vocational training for persons with disabilities (Philippines) (4) Regarding Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) a) Conducted a participatory action research to develop the appropriate model on CBR for leprosy (Thailand) b) Setting up medical rehabilitation service the community (Cambodia) c) CBR program in the province (Philippines) (5) Implementation of the training and human resource development a) Training course for trainees in social rehabilitation field (Thailand) b) Seminar for Physical Rehabilitation in Japan in the University (Brazil) c) Disabled People Forum by TV (Cambodia) d) Campaign for Rehabilitation Law (Thailand) f) Seminars on vocational rehabilitation of persons with disabilities to the professionals at college (Thailand) g) Sign Language training course (Malaysia) h) Empowerment of persons with disabilities (Nepal) i) Social support group project with congenital emotional therapy (Thailand) (6)Establishment of organization/ facilities a) Social preparation for the establishment of Stimulation and Therapeutic Activity Center (STAC) in the province (Philippines) b) Commencing center for children with intellectual disabilities (Sri Lanka) c) Sheltered workshop for persons with disabilities (Malaysia) (7)Others a) Development of social welfare service system and social rehabilitation for persons affected with leprosy (Thailand) b) Fund raising for children wheel chair (Malaysia) c) Vocational rehabilitation center was destroyed so we will wait until the situation in Palestine become quiet. (Palestine)

3. Your Needs on Internet and Other Matters

1.Types of information you require.(Some marked more than two.)

38 Global trends on disability issues
32 The latest technology information
23 New Japanese systems, and laws on disabilities
30 Prominent projects carried out by other ex-participants
35 Exchange information among ex-participants
41 Information on training/seminar opportunities
41 Funding support information
32 Information on JICA
Others 12

(5 persons didn’t answer)


  • Information about institution in Italy.
  • Other Programs to train PWD.
  • Learning in the JapaneseUniversity.
  • Information for uplifting the plight of PWD in developing countries.
  • Sports organizations for PWD in Japan/ Good source of rehab. for encouragement.
  • Used PT equipments can be donated or get at low price.
  • Ex participants up dated address

2. Internet Access

Countries of 15 persons who answered “No”;
Sri Lanka(5), Philippines(4), Cambodia(2), Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Lao PDR and Vanuatu

If your answer is “Yes”, answer t A-F.

A. What kind of Internet connection do you have? (Some marked more than two.)

Dial-up 24-hour access form home LAN at work Internet Cafe
15 7 17 6

B. What is the connection speed of the Internet access you have

Less than 64 Kbps Less than 1 Mbps Less than 10 Mbps Less than 100 Mbps No answer
14 2 4 1 17

C. How often do you access the Internet?

All the time Once a day 1 or 2 / week 1 or 2 / month No answer
7 11 16 1 3

D. Where do you usually access the Internet? (Some marked more than two.)

Office Home 6 persons who marked “Internet Cafe”
28 15 Fiji,Indonesia,Palestine,
Philippines(2) and Zambia
1 person marked “Others”, he/she uses for Private

E. How much do you pay for the Internet?

Metered Charge
per hour
Fixed Charge
per month
Others No answer
10 4.38¢(1),2¢(1), 1¢(2),50¢(1),


14(1without answer) 2.5¢(1), 4¢(1),8¢(1),10¢(1),20¢(4),


Pre-paid card, paid by government, paid by office(3), no idea, free of charge(4)

F. What do you usually access?

E-mail Web E-mail and Web No answer
5 2 30 1

If your answer is “No”, answer H-I

H. Do you plan to start using the Internetin the near future?

Countries of 4 persons who marked “No”; Sri Lanka(3) and Vanuatu(1)

*1 person who has already accessed internet answered.

Reason of 4 persons who answered “No”

  • Financial problem 2 persons from Sri Lanka
  • No Internet facilities2 persons form Sri Lanka and Vanuatu

I. How do you want to receive information from us?

  • by post (home)7
  • by post or e-mail 6
  • After set up Internet, e-mail 2
  • e-mail 3
  • Urgent-e-mail, others- by post1
  • by post, Fax or e-mail1
  • by fax or e-mail1
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