Turkish aid agency TIKA supports Chad on Day of Disabled Persons
Turkey's state-run aid agency has donated wheelchair, leather processing and shoe repair materials after vocational training for disabled people in Chad on International Day of Disabled Persons.
TIKA organized an event with Chad's Ministry of Women and Disabled Associations in the capital city of N'Djamena.
Chad Women's Minister Amina Priscilla Longoh, in her speech at the ceremony, thanked Turkey and TIKA for the close cooperation.
TIKA Coordinator Melih Mücahid Ateş told Anadolu Agency that they had previously provided the participants who completed the 5-week training leather processing and shoe repair training to 25 physically disabled people in N'Djamena.
Ateş stated that the project aims for the disabled to participate in social life as well as to have a profession and to contribute to production.