The Essence Award ’17, which is also a fund raising event for worthy societal causes and charity organizations, recognized the Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria (DSFN) for her drive and work in bridging the gap between people with Down Syndrome and the rest of the society, and we got “The Charity of the year” for the Essence award 2017. It is a special honor to us, and we say a big thank you to the organizers of this great award.
Solomon Omere, a member and staff of DSFN was also awarded at The Essence Award’ 17, for his multiplicity of talent. Through the Down Syndrome Foundation, the support of his parents and siblings, he has been able to achieve quite a feat, despite his having down syndrome.
He has excelled in way many prestigious activities:
At Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria, we work on bridging the gap between people with Down syndrome and the rest of the society through a support system that seeks to integrate them fully into the community in which they live. We do not achieve this alone but also through the support we get, so we also say thank you to all who have made this possible.