June 7, 2023

Charles Nyambe honored with inaugural “Leading like Mandela” Champion Award

Charles Nyambe standing onstage with his award

Regional President and Controlling Director of Exclusive Olympics Africa, Charles Nyambe gets the “Foremost like Mandela” Champion Award.

Charles Nyambe, the Regional President and Running Director of Distinctive Olympics Africa was invited to the Sports for Modify Network (SSCN) inaugural 2022 Sporting activities Awards. The party was held in Johannesburg, South Africa at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Charles was nominated for the “Foremost like Mandela” award which he was the recipient of. Nominations involve significant-profile persons that have shown excellence in applying sporting activities, physical exercise, or actual physical training to add to advancement and peace on the continent. The celebration which was broadcasted stay, was attended by 138 grassroots businesses from 13 international locations.

All through his acceptance speech, Charles chose to increase awareness for Special Olympics. He shared a get in touch with-to-action concept to the audience, urging those people in attendance and seeing from afar to proceed to combat for equality for individuals with mental disabilities.

“This award makes certain that people today with disabilities receive the assets, day-to-working day specifications, and functions they need to have. We put what they want initial, not what we motivation. We request them and listen pretty thoroughly to what they want, and then we put into action,” mentioned Nyambe.

Charles was offered with a compact-scale Nelson Mandela statue trophy, built by Jean Moisa who also created the unique nine-meter-tall bronze statue of Nelson Mandela which stands in front of the Union Structures in Pretoria, South Africa.

“This award ensures that men and women with disabilities obtain the resources, day-to-day needs, and actions they need to have. We put what they require initially, not what we wish. We ask them and pay attention very very carefully to what they want, and then we implement.”

Charles Nyambe, Regional President and Controlling Director, Specific Olympics Africa