Through initiatives such as the Social and Economic Inclusion Grant for Persons with Disabilities, Richard Spragg was placed on the paid 6-week work Apprenticeship Program at Sweetie Confectionery Company Limited, Kingston. The company has since offered Richard full-time employment. This opportunity has positioned Richard to gain experience, improve his skill level, contribute to his family and the productivity of the country.
SKILL AREA: DATA OPERATIONS
Richard- “At Abilities Foundation, I worked very hard to pass my exams and I liked learning about information technology. I am a pleasant and confident person and having the right attitude helped me to obtain a job at the Sweetie Confectionery Company as a production assistant. At work, I am helpful and I support my coworkers. My goal is to continue learning and improving my manufacturing skills so that I may become more successful in the field.”