World Down syndrome Day 2019

COUNTING DOWN TO THE WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed on March 21. On this day, people with Down syndrome and those who live and work with them throughout the world organize and participate in activities and events to raise public awareness and create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well-being of people with Down syndrome.

We hereby invite you to the activities slated to mark the World Down syndrome Day (WDSD) 2019.

  • RING THE BELL CAMPAIGN; 13th MARCH, 2019- It is a programme enlisting the support and participation of schools and children to use whatever instrument within their reach (bells, gong, pots and pans) to make some minutes noise to draw attention to the right to education of children with disability. VENUE: DSFN CENTRE: 1, Alafara Oje Crescent, Off Alamutu Estate, Iju, Fagba, Lagos. Time: 11:00am

  • 12th ANNUAL INTER-HOUSE SPORTS; Thursday, 14th March, 2019 – Showcasing the students’ ability in sporting activities. VENUE: SAM SHONIBARE SPORTS FIELD, LAWANSON SURULERE, LAGOS. Time: 11:00am

  • DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION ART EXHIBITION WITH PATTY CHIDIAC; SATURDAY 16TH MARCH, 2019 – OPEN HOUSE event showcasing the students arts and auctioning. VENUE: DSFN CENTRE: 1, Alafara Oje Crescent, Off Alamutu Estate, Iju, Fagba, Lagos. Time: 12:00pm

  • WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY 2019 CELEBRATION. Theme: (Leave no one behind). Date: Thursday 21st March, 2019 by 8am. VENUE: UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE (UNIC) – 17, Alfred Rewane (Formerly Kingsway) Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

T-shirt for the WDSD is available; cost is ₦4,000 Odd socks ₦1,000

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