Zimbabwe

In his youth, Nyasha wasn’t accepted or included... even by his own family and community. Today, he is a strong role model to people with ID—and without ID. His dream job is to become a global advocate for inclusion.
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During the 12th Session of the UN Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, Special Olympics Zimbabwe athlete Nyasha Derera shared his personal story of exclusion. #choosetoinclude
On Monday, June 10th, Special Olympics International, in partnership with the United Nations Division for Inclusive Social Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations will host a panel discussion at the United Nations in conjunction with the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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Special Olympics is proud to recognize the impact of Leos & the Lions Club International Foundation in leading their communities through projects of social inclusion.
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Voted in as the NEW Chair of the Global Athletes Congress, Nyasha Derere will serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics.
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Nyasha Derera, from Special Olympics Zimbabwe, has been selected as Africa Region’s representative in the class of 2019–2023 Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers.
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Munyaradzi Musariri was ecstatic to hear that he had made the top 3 of the Regional Annual Sports Awards held in South Africa.
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