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MEETINGS
 
The branch holds general meetings every last Wednesday of the month at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo .These meetings are held to get group reports share experiences and ideas on issues affecting children with disabilities and their families and also to get reports from the secretariat and planned activities.
Support groups do meet in their suburbs on designated days.

Meetings
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PARENT TO PARENT SUPPORT
FUNDRAISING
 
The branch's Fund raising committee has a planned to hold fundraising activities towards the reneovation and building of relief day care centers.
The branch managed to lobby the City of Bulawayo for land on which it intends to build the relif center.
 
  

 

Objectives of the Fundraising

 

 

Date: 30 08 03

Venue: To be advised

Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

 

The purpose of the fund raising is to raise funds to  facilitate the Day Care Centre which is located in Njube high density surbub near Salukazi Beer garden. The place was donated by the the Bulawayo City Council to the association. We want to raise funds to renovate the place to suit the purpose. Therefore we are appealing to churches, NGOs and  individuals looking for donation in cash and kind.

 

The goals and objectives of the Development Centre is to:

 

  1. To be the  focal point for providing information on the disabilities.
  2. To be the centre where therapists would come and do exercises with the children.
  3. To be the centre training children in activities of daily living.
  4. To be the centre for workshops and trainings for parents.
  5. To be the feeding centre for the disadvantaged children with disabilities.

 

 

We want also to fundraise through :

 

1) Arts

i)                    We are inviting musical groups, drama and traditional groups and soloist.

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AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS
 
The branch holds its Public Awareness Campaigns every first Saturday of the year. Last year we held our Awareness day much later on the 16th of October .Our Theme was "TOWARDS A BARRIER FREE WORLD" This year we intend to hold activities of the day on the 4th of October 2003 at the City Hall.
Keep checking this site for more information

ACTION ALERTS AND PETITIONS
 
In our bid to promote the rights of children with disabilities to education and all other rights we ask urge you to sign the petition to minister of education sports and culture.Please visit the following URL to sign the petition.