the northern cape provincial government launch disability awareness month

The Northern Cape Provincial government this yesterday launched Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM) at the De Aar Multipurpose centre under the theme Consolidate and Accelerate Rights of Persons with Disabilities into the Future. The provincial government says this event served as a build up for the 3rd of December which will be celebrated as the International and National Day of Persons with Disabilities, to showcase the abilities and talents of persons with disabilities as productive members of society. The provincial government further says this event attracted disabled citizens and stakeholders from different disability sectors to create awareness and advocacy for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities and in addition hereto educational toys and equipment were handed over to the Kids Heaven ECD for disabled children in the promotion of an educational environment where kids with disabilities can learn, thrive, succeed, and lead.

Journalist: Mbali Masiza

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