Disabled International Foundation Sierra Leone (Dif-Sil) official launching in London
Saturday, 9th of March 2013 witnessed the grand launching of the Disabled International Foundation events in the United Kingdom. The launching was a wonderful success by all standards, and took place at the prestigious Pennarth Hall in the South East of London offering fruitful discussions and performances which focused on the issue of Disabilities in Sierra Leone.
The guest list included dignitaries, influential personalities in the Sierra Leone Community, others from different member states and people from all walks of life were present to grace the occasion. Guests were thrilled and overwhelmed to have witnessed one of the most successful and well organized events that has been held in the United Kingdom.
The keynote speaker for the night was the Minister Counselor and Head of Chancery at the Sierra Leone High Commission to the United Kingdom his Highness, Mr Sahr Prince Demba who uttered his happiness and pleasure for the launch of the foundation and warmly welcomed other attending guests including senior diplomats from the Embassy.
He further applauded the founder, Imambay Kadie Kamara for her courage and tremendous effort in highlighting the barriers faced by persons with disability in Sierra Leone. On behalf of the foundation, he pleaded to the Public, the Sierra Leone Government, the British Government, and the international Community towards the plights of the disabled for support.
The award winning Imambay Kadie Kamara, founder and CEO of “The Disabled International Foundation in Sierra Leone,” was at her best delivering a well prepared speech that echoed the barriers and problems faced by disabled people living in Sierra Leone and the need for the government, NGO’S and other Social Institution to look at the issue as a serious social dilemma that ‘needs immediate attention’. She provided an insight and thoughts on how such social barriers affect the lives of the most vulnerable people (the disabled) in the Sierra Leone Society.
Disabled International Foundation wishes to thank all the guests who were fortunate enough to be present to witness the launching and hopes they enjoyed the various stage performances which really climaxed the programme. In future, the organizer hopes to put on similar events, especially for those who were unable to attend the previous event.
DIF-SIL intends to keep all supporters updated with any information, ideas or issues that arise on disability in Sierra Leone to increase awareness.
Last but not least, Disabled International Foundation Sierra Leone, hopes all guest prioritized the purpose of what the organization is doing and took away the message that each individual can HELP CREATE AWARENESS & HELP TO ELIMINATE THE BARRIERS FACING THE DISABLED PEOPLE IN OUR BELOVED SIERRA LEONE.
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