Theme for 2018
Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.

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Nsukka - Tuesday 17 October 2017 - Celebration with people with special needs, people in poverty, and local government

Event report

There was an awareness programme on the streets, shopping complex and government field.

The Governor of Enugu State was at Nsukka. We carried out the awareness programme walking from Enugu Road to Odenigbo Street where the Government Field is situated.

Event description

Celebration at Nsukka on October 17 at the Local Government. Participants include people with special needs and people in extreme poverty who stay at certain areas of the town, as well as school children, and others. The celebration will take place with the Local Government Chairman and wife gracing the occasion.
Programme will include stories of change, success stories.
We are also going to run some radio programmes and church announcements, as well as visit the motherless babies home.

Nsukka
Nigeria