Thursday, 23 May 2019
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BASR Signs A MoU with Jannata Municipality to Expand CBR Services PDF Print E-mail

 

The Chairman of BASR’s Board, Mr. Musa Darwish, signed a memorandum of understanding with Mr. Ziad Ali, the Mayor of Jannata district (an assembly of several villages and communities south of Bethlehem city), for promoting the rights of persons with disabilities in those communities in partnership with the CBR program.

The MoU entails the recruitment of a CBR worker by Jannata Municipality to meet the needs of persons with disabilities and their families through community mobilization, public awareness raising, networking and cooperation with local institutions, advocacy and lobbying for the inclusion of persons with disabilities and overcoming barriers facing them.

“Such MoUs are a part of BASR’s CBR strategy to promote partnership with local authorities, which are the bedrock for sustainable development regarding disability issues”, stated the CBR program manager.

Finally, Mr. Darwish commended Jannata Municipality for taking steps forward to protect the rights of persons with disabilities.