Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of South Sudan, Agom Renq, confirmed that the disabled should enjoy all their rights. He said in the celebration of International Volunteer Day, organized by the AAYC in Imlaq city- shambat on Saturday “ that disability is not the selection it may occur because of illness, accident or war , and that healthy people must attend all the activities of the disabled to take educational doses protect our children from the risk of disability”.
Professor Sahar Ahmed Al Obed, president of the Arab Union for Voluntary Work, said that the celebration of the International Volunteer Day this year comes under the slogan “The world is changing Would you change” and added that we do not only celebrate this volunteering but pay tribute to the volunteers who provide a helping hand to the needy, and pointed out that the volunteer work is a civilized behavior develop communities, she said that it has become a fundamental pillar in the construction of communities and explained that the UAE experience provided a model laid down by Sheikh Zayed, till the voluntary work became a feature for the UAE people , mentioning that the volunteer work in is in the conscience,the culture and heritage of the Sudanese people .
For his part, President of the National Federation of the Disabled, Khawad Ibrahim Abbas, that disability is not the responsibility of the country alone, pointing out that there is a role for the community, stating that there are four associations for the disabled in Sudan. He stressed on the importance of strategic partnerships and active cadres of the degree of awareness of organizations and agencies working in this field who became interest in Africa and the Arab world, praising the AAYC and the great support provided by the Bahrain Society for volunteer work for the disabled.