Persons with disabilities, Society for the blind held an awareness activity outside Parliament
Persons with disabilities along with Members of the Society for the blind today held an awareness activity outside of Parliament buildings here in Georgetown.
Even with the threat of a possible down pour they carried their Placards displaying Issues affecting those that are physically challenged .
One Board member of the Society for the blind, Ganish Singh said that they want the discrimination to stop and for the policy makers to ensure that the disability act is implemented in order to assist persons living with disabilities.
Various activities are carried out during the Disability Month and throughout the year to sensitize the public but President of the Society for the Blind, Cecil Morris said that this is a continuous process which has gotten better over the years.
Morris also that people can show more concern for the blind by being courteous.
There has been a call for government and corporate Guyana to fund the society for the blind to assist disabled persons.