Yearly Archives: 2016

Manus throws its weight behind refugee project in Mechelen.

Following the success of the pilot project that was launched in Antwerp last September, Manus has now rolled out a new project involving refugees in Mechelen. In collaboration with the local Public Centre for Social Welfare (OCMW), a number of …
 

The Royal Couple impressed by Manus’ approach

In honour of the state visit of His Excellency the President of Germany and Their Majesties the King and Queen, a themed lunch was organised at the Antwerp Town House for a few special guests. The theme: "Youth, employment and …
 

Dragan, an appreciated cleaner in Heist-op-den-Berg

"Our" Dragan was recently presented in the newsletter of the "Heist-op-den-Berg municipal housing". It’s an introduction to the cheerful Dragan, who has been cleaning the stairwells of the social housing accommodation in Heist-op-den-Berg since late March. Dragan offers some tips …
 

Mobility Masters welcomes 5 Manus men!

In April, Manus said farewell to five of its Hands. Habib, Beraj, Barry, Mohand and Lachen flowed through BM&S to Mobility Masters (MM). After positive evaluations, MM has committed to offer them a permanent contract. Further proof that a passage …
 

Congratulations Ahmed!

After completing a successful programme at NNOF, Ahmed Bouchaar is leaving Manus to start a new career at NNOF. Ahmed worked as one of our external employees at NNOF for 12 months. During this time he was actively supported by a …
 

Vote for Manus at the EBA awards

 Vote for Manus at the EBA awards Some months ago Manus was voted National Champion at the European Business Awards. You can now cast your vote for Manus. Click here to vote. Thank you! Recent Posts Manus throws its weight behind refugee …
 

ATV interviews Manus Managing Director Katleen Vermeiren

ATV invited Katleen Vermeiren to talk about activating the unemployed (refugees) on the occasion of the visit by State Secretary for Asylum & Migration Theo Francken to Manus. Watch the interview clip from “Wakker Op Zondag” (from 20:23 - Dutch only …
 

Visit by Theo Francken

On 3 February State Secretary for Asylum and Migration Theo Francken and Antwerp Alderman Fons Duchateau visited Manus. After a short presentation about Manus in general and a Manus pilot project (also activating many refugees), we gave the floor to our ‘hands’ themselves. …
 
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