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UBL to Hire More Persons with Disabilities

Ajok Doreen, One of The PWDs, in Nwoya District

Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) has reiterated its commitment to inclusion and diversity by setting a target of 10% of all new hires being Persons With Disabilities (PWDs).

The commitment was announced by Suleiman Ngondi, UBL’s Sustainability and Communications Manager during a Career Fair to commemorate World Day for Persons With Disabilities, organised by the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE) at Hotel Africana on 3rd December 2021.

During the event, different companies including Stanbic Bank Uganda, Q Sourcing, Endiro Coffee and others, showcased the different programs they have in place to recruit and train PWDs.

According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Census Report (UBOS 2016), 12.4% of Ugandans live with some form of disability, which is tallied to approximately 4.5 million persons with disabilities.

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