Ibrahim Bangura spreads the PET story in Sierra Leone

PET MO-Columbia update 1-25-16
PETs built since 1-1-16 #81

Bangura Ibrahim presents on Sierra.xxx Leone at conf Sept2015PET is a worldwide and highly respected mission project, and becoming more so all the time. Ibrahim Richard Bangura is our PET Liason Person in Sierra Leone, West Africa. [See Ibrahim’s picture attached. He was brought to the US last year as the guest speaker at the PET Conference Celebration dinner.] He recently attended the International Day for Persons with Disabilities held in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Here is a report of the persons with whom he met on that special day:

(1) Abdulai Sherif, Disability Rights Movement.

(2) Joseph Alieu, Chairman, Welfare Society for The Disabled-Polio, Kambia.

(3) Abu White Koroma, Chairman, Handicap Action Movement.

(4) Saa Kortequee, Executive Secretary, National Commission for Persons
With Disabilities.

(5) Mr. Davowa, Project Coordinator, NCPO

(6) Cyprian Kabba, Polio Challenge Association.

(7) Sylvanus Bundu Bangura, Coordinator, Sierra Leone Union of
Disabilities Issues.

(8) Diana Szanto, Interested researcher from Hungary.

(9) Arthur Saidu, Inclusive Education Technology Unit Manager, Handicap

(10) Sophie Dechaux, County Director, Handicap International.

(11) David Kpevai, National Disability and Health Coordinator for World
Vision in Sierra Leone.

John Wesley (Methodist founder) once said, “If your heart is as my heart,
give me your hand.” That is what we do at PET. We locate others who want
to help the leg handicapped; and with them we coordinate, cooperate,
communicate and consult.


“The mark of a great church is not its seating capacity, but its sending
capacity.” – Mike Stachura

Mel West, Director Emeritus
PET MO – Columbia


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