On 4 July 2022, Ms. Saranpat Anumutratchakij, the Director-General of the Department of Empowerment of Person with Disabilities along with Ms. Sonthaya Bunyaphusit, Deputy Director-General DEP and Mrs. Pornnipha Mareerungsie, Deputy Director-General of DEP visited the APCD 60+ Plus Projects implementation on “Enhancing the vocational skills of persons with disabilities, and facilitating their empowerment and social participation”. Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director welcomed Ms. Saranpat Anumutratchakij, the Director-General of DEP Team. The financial supporter of these projects is the Division of Fund and Equity promotion for persons with disabilities, under the Department of Empowerment of Person with Disabilities. The Asia-Pacific Development center on Disabilities (APCD) is implementor of these activities by applying Disability-Inclusive Business practices. Three activities are;
1. Hospitality and Restaurant Services
2. Yamazaki bread maker
3. Professional Chocolate -Barista
It aims to create jobs, generate income, as well as give people with disabilities opportunities to develop their potential into practice in a concrete way that can be self-reliant and sustainable.