A Non Governmental organization (NGO), Helping Hands (HH) has trained over 150 Children with Special Disability in Adamawa State.
HH non-governmental taught the kids creative arts using waste fabric,clay, sand and grass to create art earrings and wristbands with clay sand.
They were Trained to make designs with used cartons and trashed pieces of cloth. The creation of robots, Houses, Cars, bridges, airplanes, etc in imitation was also some of the training they got.
HH in an Art Ability Project training organized by the founder, Mrs Esther Dokyoung said one of the organization’s visions is to expose teachers, Parents, and learners with intellectual and learning disabilities to inclusive learning and creative performance for emotional and mental well-being.
The event, which took place at Remi Foundation equally exposed the Children to Art Education, Multi sense-discovery, Circular economy and design thinking.
According g to Mrs. Dokyoung, her aim through the HH mission is to all the time equip Special kids by helping them in discovering who they are and who they can be.
The Children were drawn from Lutheran centre for Children with Special Needs (Deaf Centre), Remi Foundation School, Yola FOMWAN Special School, and Song Local Government Special School for Children with Disabilities.
Mrs Dokyoung in an interview with Journalists reiterated that her passion for children with various physical challenges is to bridge the gap by trying to help them live a normal life.
She said her zeal is to also build their confidence and help them stand shoulder-high against any form of stereotype and molestation by bringing out their gifts and talents.
She revealed that her love for the children with Special needs made HH become among the best 25 finalists of cohort 3 HH MSII SDG Challenge.
Speaking to Press, Mr Pam Yakubu Admin Officer of Remi Foundation School Yola loudly applauded HH Foundation for reaching out to children with special needs in the school.
The Children did well in various artworks by producing beautiful art after the training.