Today we honor all the women! There are so many women, around the world, who are trying to take care of their families, with little or no support. They are mothers, sisters, grandmothers, and daughters. You are all my heroes. I hope, on this special day, you are treated with kindness, and receive support from your community and strangers.
A day to mourn and remember those with disabilities who are killed by their family members or caregivers.
Great news! Our Go Fund Me page has gone live! We are raising funds for the construction of a permanent day program facility in Sierra Leone. This will be a great help for adults with autism and other disabilities.
I am so grateful for the outpouring of support from around the world! Our dream of opening a day program for individuals with autism, and other special needs in Sierra Leone is finally getting it’s legs.
The interviewing and assessment process has begun and its looking very promising. The banners, tables and chairs are complete, and the staff have been hired. Everything is coming together so nicely and it’s making me so happy!
In other news, Junior and I went to see the movie Black Panther on Saturday. Jr was very excited to see all the people dressed in their African outfits, as he was wearing one too. The movie was so good! The most important lesson to learn from Black Panther is that regardless of your education, or social status, you should preserve your culture and traditions while embracing the culture of others. You don’t have to give up your African culture and traditions just to fit into Western culture! We have a diverse and beautiful culture that we can introduce others to and they will love it.
After many years of working with Junior on his speech and reading, am excited to share with you the progress we have made. Don’t give up because its never too late.
JPOH is getting underway! You all know I have been working on Juniors Place of Hope, and we are getting there, slowly but surely. I finally started the website, and you can click on the link and see how things are coming along. I know some of you have asking how to donate, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you.