Support for Children with Disabilities
AFRICAN UNION Disability Council Ambassador Nyasha Nhau and Ian Takudzwa Vambe together with Kadoma Mayor His Worship Action Nyamukondiwa, took philanthropic work to disability constituency at My Stationery program launch held on saturday at Odyssey Lodge in Kadoma by MAPS FOUNDATIONS GROUP, an organization founded by Courage Comfort Mapeta.
Speaking at the event Nyamukondiwa said he was going to support the great initiative My Stationery through the philanthropic work. “I am going to buy My Stationery packages for three students with disabilities in Kadoma for the whole year.
“I have realized that most parents and guardians are struggling to pay schools fees as well as providing stationery support to their children because of the economic hardships as well as the effects results of the global pandemic Covid 19 lockdown.”
Speaking at the same event the founder and executive chairman Mapeta told the delegates that his organization through My Stationery service program MAPS FOUNDATIONS GROUP is purposed to support Zimbabwean students, create employment and help the less fortunate students.
“My Stationery shall have promotions which will benefit the institutions as well as our student’s brand ambassadors where MAPS FOUNDATIONS GROUP would be providing the services.
“This program shall be implemented in all the country’s provinces from primary, secondary to tertiary institutions also targeting to support more than 500 000 students through philanthropic works,” said Mapeta.
During the event, African Union Disability Council leaders Nhau and Vambe as well pledged to buy stationery to four students with disabilities (two each), while the school heads and teachers in charge who were representing their respective schools endorsed the program and promised to ensure that it cascades down to the parents.
Founded by a former student of Zimbabwe School of Mines Courage Mapeta together with his team including Trevor Mapeta and Mike Chigwiko among others, MAPS FOUNDATIONS organization through My Stationery service shall provide educational material to more than 500 000 students by the end of 2021.
The launch was attended by the school heads, teachers and church leaders from most primary and secondary schools in Kadoma.