One In Five for Sunday 27 October 2013
Katy Gosset visits Cargill Enterprises, a Dunedin business that provides work opportunities for locals with intellectual and physical disabilities. More than 60 staff work in joinery, light industrial and administration roles and they also test and assemble prototypes of new products that could benefit the disability community. But Cargill Enterprises is under financial pressure and is looking for sponsors to ensure its unique work environment remains viable. Katy Gosset takes a tour and meets the company's loyal workforce.
Left to right – Stuart Reid demonstrates the cane he has designed for blind users; Aerengaroa Rouvi assembles a cane; General Manager Derek King
Food packing staff