Charles Nyambe, the Regional President and Managing Director of Particular Olympics Africa was invited to the Sports activities for Change Community (SSCN) inaugural 2022 Sports activities Awards. The occasion was held in Johannesburg, South Africa on the South African Broadcasting Company (SABC). Charles was nominated for the “Main like Mandela” award which he was the recipient of. Nominations embody high-profile people which have demonstrated excellence in utilizing sports activities, bodily exercise, or bodily schooling to contribute to growth and peace on the continent. The occasion which was broadcasted stay, was attended by 138 grassroots organizations from 13 international locations.
Throughout his acceptance speech, Charles selected to boost consciousness for Particular Olympics. He shared a call-to-action message to the viewers, urging these in attendance and watching from afar to proceed to combat for equality for these with mental disabilities.
“This award ensures that folks with disabilities obtain the sources, day-to-day necessities, and actions they want. We put what they want first, not what we need. We ask them and pay attention very rigorously to what they need, after which we implement,” mentioned Nyambe.
Charles was offered with a small-scale Nelson Mandela statue trophy, designed by Jean Moisa who additionally designed the unique nine-meter-tall bronze statue of Nelson Mandela which stands in entrance of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.
“This award ensures that folks with disabilities obtain the sources, day-to-day necessities, and actions they want. We put what they want first, not what we need. We ask them and pay attention very rigorously to what they need, after which we implement.”
Charles Nyambe, Regional President and Managing Director, Particular Olympics Africa