Open letter to South Africa’s students‚ universities and government‚ represented by Minister in the .
DUE to limited resources, winners have been awarded dictionaries and trophies. We seek sponsors to help look after the career advancement needs of the top three winners each year.
Sowetan and the Aggrey Klaaste Nation Building Foundation back the Albinism Society (Assa) and encourage pupils in grades 10, 11 and 12 to write essays that help dispel myths, rumours and misconceptions about the condition. Pupils can write on: Albinism: Being different in my community;
Albinism: Experiences of a teenager with albinism;
Albinism: How I relate to people with albinism; or
Albinism: A disability or not?
Neatly written or typed entries of no more than 1000 words should be sent to: National Schools Essay Competition on Albinism, PO Box 9881, Johannesburg. The closing date is September 30. To sponsor the contest, call Nomasonto Mazibuko at 082- 755 3884. - Victor Mecoamere