Impact stories

Our impact, their voices

  1. Additional incomes help rural communities of Timor-Leste during the pandemic

    22 February 2021

    To assist the economic recovery, the ILO with support from its social partners in Timor-Leste support rural communities to survive the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities.

  2. How Indonesian youth respond to COVID-19 pandemic

    10 February 2021

    The ILO conducted two complementing surveys to learn about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to Indonesian youth. The results revealed how youth deal with this ongoing crisis.

  3. Entrepreneurship in the time of COVID-19

    01 February 2021

    COVID-19 has closed the door on many face-to-face entrepreneurship opportunities. In India, an ILO business programme has gone online to help small-scale entrepreneurs get businesses up and running.

  4. The Voice of the Silent: A social campaign to promote inclusive and equal employment opportunities

    10 December 2020

    The new company member of the Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN), Burger King Indonesia, shares benefits gained by employing people with disabilities. The IBDN is supported by the ILO, Ministry of Manpower and the Indonesia Employers’ Association (Apindo).

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    Coconuts, commitment and changing circumstances

    07 December 2020

    Coco chips are widely used by farmers and gardeners. The ILO’s LEED+ project works with the private sector and local communities in Sri Lanka to develop coco chips as a mutually beneficial business.

  6. Building the engine of economic recovery

    27 November 2020

    International Labour Organization teams up with Indonesia’s Manado State Polytechnic to prepare the next-generation workforce of the tourism industry for the future

  7. Paving their ways to online business: Story of two entrepreneurs with disabilities

    26 November 2020

    Two entrepreneurs with disabilities participated in ILO online shopping business administration and training became more confident in transitioning to online business. These are their stories.

  8. Building hopes and making dreams come true in the midst of pandemic

    19 November 2020

    As COVID-19 reshapes the world of work, ILO is helping vulnerable people in Indonesia to stay competitive and improve their livelihoods.

  9. Market relevant quality skills training ensures employment

    05 November 2020

    Skills 21 project is a joint initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO), funded by the European Union. The project seeks to increase productivity and employment opportunities through an environmentally conscious, inclusive, demand-driven, and interlinked skills development system responding to the needs of the labour market.

  10. Skills training makes Rubaya dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur

    05 November 2020

    Skills 21 project is a joint initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO), funded by the European Union. The project seeks to increase productivity and employment opportunities through an environmentally conscious, inclusive, demand-driven, and interlinked skills development system responding to the needs of the labour market.