RUB celebrated International Day of Persons with Disability
Ngoma, 3rd December, 2023: As Rwanda celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, members of the Rwanda Union of the Blind (RUB) and the Management joined the community in Ngomba District in Eastern Province to showcase their contributions towards the sustainable development goals.
The theme for 2023 International Day of Persons with Disabilities is ‘United in action to rescue and achieve the sustainable development goals for, with and by persons with disabilities’.
During the celebration, RUB also received a Certificate of Appreciation for the active participation in preparing for the Day of Persons with Disabilities and their efforts to promote disability inclusion in Ngoma District and of course across the country.
However, amidst the celebration, Dr. Donatilla Kanimba, the Executive Director of RUB, highlighted the ongoing challenges faced by persons with disabilities, particularly the visually impaired.
She emphasized that the lack of necessary equipment in schools and workplaces is hindering their progress towards sustainable development.