Disability awareness

The South African National Zakah Fund held a workshop in Surrey Estate, last Thursday, for people with disabilities focusing on leadership, fund-raising and project planning. In attendance were representatives from Disabled People SA, Epilepsy SA, Madrassah Tu lil Muaaqeen, South African Women in Action, South African Blind Youth Organisation, Assistive Technology for the Visually impaired, Beacon Social Club and volunteers. South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually from November 3 to December 3.