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Employ Ability – A dream with a purpose

Photo Credit: Christopher Wahl/Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Trust

Deegesh Maywah, is a social entrepreneur and is recipient of the prestigious Queens Young Leaders awarded to social entrepreneur across the globe. Deegesh has also been designated as the African Youth of the Year in 2016. Deegesh is transforming attitudes towards employment of the disabled and creating a new market in which needs of the corporate sector are met by a growing group of disabled professionals who dispels the myths and stereotypes about hiring persons with disabilities.

Photo Credit: The Queens Elizabeth Jubilee Trust | The Birmingham Palace

Deegesh has over five years in the public health industry. In UK he participated in numerous activities for the Cancer Research UK. After his return to Mauritius in 2013, he partnered with numerous non state actors to enhance the social sector in Mauritius. He also,has part time teaching experience at the University of Mauritius of more than 5

Photo credit: The British Council Mauritius | The State House Mauritius

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