Special Olympics Ethiopia held its first ever Families & Siblings workshop which attracted an overwhelming turnout of over 60 parents and siblings of people with intellectual disabilities held on 16 September. The event served as a great reminder of why our founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver (a sibling herself) founded Special Olympics. With the support of our partner Samuel Family Foundation, we Engaged, Educated and Empowered Families and Siblings as per the theme. The workshop topics covered a general orientation to Special Olympics, health and nutrition, Special Olympics Healthy Athletes programming as well as effective story telling from families and siblings. The next Families & Siblings workshop will take place in October.
Special Olympics Ethiopia will host Africa Region’s largest annual gathering—the Special Olympics Africa Leadership Conference with official carrier Ethiopian Airlines3 Min Read
Special Olympics Africa Region and Ethiopian Airlines have joined together to put on the 19th annual Africa Leadership Conference from 18-20 September in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.1 Min Read