Friday, May 8, 2015

Heart ... Dr Harry Swart & Verena Pillay

The National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa is a non-governmental organisation with a footprint throughout South Africa. The vision of the NCPPDSA is to strive for an inclusive and accessible society where persons with disabilities have equal rights to economic and social opportunities.

Dr Harry Swart (Governance & Compliance) and Verena Pillay (Marketing & Communications Manager) from the NCPPDSA joined us on the iStart2 Show this week. We chatted about separate versus inclusive legislation for disabled people, the process of mainstreaming and how the NCPPDSA is seeking to create a more sustainable world for persons with disabilities and their organisation. "Our biggest challenge is to find sustainable partners for the sustainable living of our organisation", says Harry.

"iStart2 work for an inclusive society in South Africa" - Verena Pillay

Join the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa in celebrating diversity at the iStart2Sing Festival at Constitution Hill on 31 May 2015. An awesome place to have a festival!! 

The full day festival will showcase a variety of art forms including music, dance, performance, fine art, poetry and writing. The event aims to create the awareness that artists with disabilities can function and perform with mainstream artists. Top artists will join iStart2 Ambassador Pops Mohamed in embracing the spirit of solidarity and highlighting diversity, disability and sustainability.

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Pierre du Toit and Keitu Gwangwa host the iStart2 Show on Thursdays at 17h30 (GMT+2). Check out our website on Radio Today broadcasts on 1485AM in Johannesburg and nationally on DSTV audio channel 869. Radio Today also streams on its website and on Radio Today the station that cares. Radio that delivers!

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  See you on the 31 May 2015 at Constitution Hill!