Anapendeza is dedicated to providing job training opportunities, and work support services, to youth with developmental disabilities, targeted to meet the needs of specific employers.


Estimates suggest that there are between 180 and 220 million youth with developmental disabilities worldwide and nearly 80% of them live in developing countries.

  1. The unemployment rate of persons with disabilities is over 80% in some countries across continents.
  2. Youth with disabilities face dual disadvantages as individuals with disabilities are more likely to live in poverty even in developed countries such as the United States.
  3. Children with disabilities have a lower probability of entering school as well as staying and advancing in school as children without disabilities 4.
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Do you want to make an impact or does your business/organization want to support our work? We have many ways you can impact the lives of youth with developmental disabilities