Javed Abidi Nominated for Guardian Achievements in International Development Award 2009

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Congratulations to Javed Abidi the first person profiled in the RollingRains.com Leader Profiles section and now candidate for an international development award.

From National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP):

It gives us immense pleasure to share with you some very exciting news. Mr. Javed Abidi, Honorary Director, NCPEDP, has been short listed for the Guardian Achievements in International Development Award 2009!

 

The award is aimed at recognizing some of the unsung heroes of international development and to share the outstanding stories of local successes with a global audience.

 

What is even more exciting is that Mr. Abidi has made it to the top 5 from 95 other nominations from around the world. He is the ONLY one in the top 5 from the disability sector, worldwide!

 

The winner will now be decided through public voting which will take place between 7 - 30 September 2009.

 

In his 17 years of work in the sector, you entrusted your faith and support in his vision, courage, conviction and integrity. It is time now to take this vision even further, time to get our story heard by the world.

 

Please go to the following link and cast your vote. And spread the word around!

 

http://internationalachievementsaward.guardianprofessional.co.uk/judgesnomination/Index

 

 

With best regards,
 
Dorodi Sharma
Programme Officer, NCPEDP
 
National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP)
A -77, South Extension Part II
New Delhi - 110 049, India
Tel.: 91-11-26265647 / 26265648
        91 9811 862 407 (M)
Telefax:011-26265649

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