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By Nicole

A South African athlete is raising funds for Nigerians who are autistic.

South African Jean-Claude Havyarimana will run in the Istanbul Marathon in 2022 to support The Zeebah Foundation, an organization that works to provide inclusive education for Nigerians with autism. One of the most renowned and well-known road races in the world is the Istanbul Mahon. The first Istanbul Marathon was held in 1979, and since then, both the number of participants and its popularity have increased significantly. The event will take place on November 6 of this year.

This year’s race will only have 22,500 competitors, despite the fact that tens of thousands are expected to watch. According to a statement made by The Zeebah Foundation, Jean-Claude, a friend and supporter of the group, will take part in the event to help raise money for autism treatment. Friends of The Zeebah Foundation, a fundraising campaign to support families with children who have ASD, will be present at the Istanbul Marathon.

One out of sixty-eight children are born with autism.

Our brand will be taken outside of our borders [for the second time] by Jean-Claude Havyarimana, an avid racer and friend of The Zeebah Foundation. At the Istanbul Marathon, which will be his 40th marathon overall, he hopes to generate funding on our behalf, according to the statement. In response to questions about his involvement, Jean-Claude noted that one in 68 infants are born with autism, therefore the major goal of his participation was to raise awareness.

Jean-Claude uttered he is determined to run for The Zeebah Foundation in order to raise awareness of autism and since he has a number of friends who have autistic children. This would go a long way toward meeting people’s basic requirements, including providing for their children’s healthcare and education. The Zeebah Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of all those who are impacted by autism, by funding research that yields significant and useful findings.

Children with autism should be referred to special schools.

Education professionals should refer autistic children to specialists so that they can learn easier, according to Chibuike Oti, Manager of Regions Speech and Child Developmental Delay Clinic in Imo State. As Nigerians joined others in observing World Autism Awareness Day under the theme “Inclusive quality education for all,” Oti made the appeal in an interview. He continued by saying that if society’s members understood autism and knew how to recognize and care for children who were affected, it would improve the lives of autistic people.

With the exception of parents of autistic children or those who have lived with them, many people have never heard of autism. These victims should receive the proper care from professionals who are experienced with dealing with autistic people. If a teacher spots one of these kids in the class, they should not be afraid to recommend him or her to a professional or specialized school so that they may be diagnosed. The problem can be solved so that the child can study easier. He clarified that the purpose of World Autism Awareness Day is to raise awareness and to honour autistic youngsters. He claimed that not everyone in the neighbourhood is aware of it and that seeing youngsters who are afflicted and deprived of basic necessities confuses people.

Each Autistic child should have an educational support.

The Pure Souls Learning Foundation, a non-governmental organization, has urged for educational support for people with autism, particularly through art. During an interview, according to Mrs. Dotun Akande, the founder of the Pure Souls Learning Foundation, the recently finished “Art in Autism” exhibition was created to offer visibility to people with autism who would typically have been overlooked because of their difficulties with social contact and formal education. The majority of autistic people, she continued, could find expressive language challenging because they typically communicate their emotions through art.


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jdpumping
jdpumping
1 year ago

Wow a south African athlete running in order to support the Nigeria autism children is a wonderful thing,because autistic children needs care,goiod schools for quality education,lots of love.Our government needs to create more special schools and continuos training of their teachers to enable a good teaching environment.

Ultra0711
Ultra0711
1 year ago

What a special patriotic act from this great athlete. He has done well to create awareness for the children’s suffering from autism. I hope dey receive more donations and care from this.

Haykaylyon26
Haykaylyon26
1 year ago

This autistic children need proper care and be well cared of. Rising of fund for them is a nice thing so they can be well taken care I hope the donation is rise well. The south Africa athlete is doing good for help rising fund for Nigeria who are autistic

Adesanyaj72
Adesanyaj72
1 year ago

Because he has a number of friends with children who have autism spectrum disorders, we should be resolute in our commitment to run for The Zeebah Foundation. This will help raise awareness of autism.

Chibuzor
Chibuzor
1 year ago

It is important for us to be aware that The Zeebah Foundation is a charitable organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for everyone whose life is touched by autism by providing financial support to research that results in significant and helpful discoveries.

Hassan Isa
Hassan Isa
1 year ago

This would go a great way toward satisfying the fundamental needs of people, such as ensuring that their children receive proper medical care and an education.

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Nwachukwu Kingsley
1 year ago

We ought to be aware that the lives of autistic individuals would be improved if society as a whole had a better understanding of autism and was better able to recognize and care for children who were impacted by the condition.

Iyanu12345ogg
Iyanu12345ogg
1 year ago

Autism could make people find expressive language challenging because they need to communicate their emotions through art. I also urged for educational support for people with autism, particularly through art.

Kazeem1
Kazeem1
1 year ago

Seeing children who are affected and deprived of basic necessities is confusing to the general public, but that is precisely why World Autism Awareness Day was created: to promote awareness and to honor autistic children.

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Godsewill Ifeanyi
1 year ago

What a remarkable display of patriotism by an outstanding athlete. It is thanks to his efforts that more people are becoming aware of the plight of autistic children. I really hope that this results in more people donating money and helping out.

Abusi
Abusi
1 year ago

In actually surprised it is a South African that is doing this good deed for us. What about other Nigerians?
There are a lot of autistic children and we need funds to take good care of them. I appreciate the south African man doing us this huge favour.

Taiwoo
Taiwoo
1 year ago

The recently concluded Art in Autism show served to give autistic individuals, who are often marginalized due to their issues with social interaction and academics, a platform to share their unique perspectives and perspectives.

Tonerol10
Tonerol10
1 year ago

Thanks to South Africa for they generousity to Nigeria to help the children who autistic. hope government will make use of it well

SarahDiv
SarahDiv
1 year ago

Jean-Claude Havyarimana a South African person has proven that Autistic children are special and should be well taken care of by willing to raise fund for Nigerian autistic children through running in this Istanbul marathon 2022.

Christiana
Christiana
1 year ago

The Zeebah Foundation is a charitable organization that seeks to improve the lives of all those affected by autism by providing financial support for research that leads to meaningful and actionable insights.

Tolaniiii
Tolaniiii
1 year ago

On April 2, the world celebrates World Autism Awareness Day to bring attention to the condition and pay tribute to autistic children and teenagers.

DimOla
DimOla
1 year ago

Thank to Jean-Claude Havyarimana a South African individual who is willing to raise fund for Nigerian Autistic children by running marathon in Istanbul Turkey. He has been able to show us that the autistic children need attention and care. We all need to contribute our quota to help autistic children and put them in special school where they can cope and be trained.

theApr
theApr
1 year ago

The general population finds it perplexing to see children who are impacted and deprived of requirements, yet this is precisely why World Autism Awareness Day was established: to raise awareness and to celebrate autistic children.

Remi1
Remi1
1 year ago

Many individuals have never heard of autism, with the exception of parents of autistic children or others who have lived with them. Professionals with experience working with autistic people should provide these victims with the right care.