Baba Oreste is a centre for children with special needs who come from underprivileged homes. The centre started in 2008 and is located in Bunju A where the aim was to support parents, especially single parents by taking care of the children through teaching so that the parents are able to go for their daily jobs leaving the children in good hands.
For nearly 15 years with a current total number of 53 children, Baba Oreste’s centre has been a centre that supports the children of all ages, some are over 18 now and still need the centre’s support. The centre has organised a fashion show for children with down syndrome to raise awareness and to commemorate the world down syndrome day.
The fashion show will take place on the 25th March, 2023. On this show the centre intends to raise funds in order to help more children with disabilities together with their families. Thereafter, sell items that are made by the parents children as well as other fundraising activities.
On World Down Syndrome Day 2023, we call for people and organisations around the world to be…With Us Not For Us.
A human rights-based approach views people with disabilities as having the right to be treated fairly and have the same opportunities as everyone else, working With others to improve their lives.
The children’s parents items and other accessories for sale are made available for an extra income to support their families. You can shop the items at the centre in Bunju A as well as the kiafrika online shop as a way to support the centre’s initiative