The article highlighted a group of schoolchildren from the Sheik Diop Primary School who spend their time with disabled children from various schools around Gauteng. The primary purpose was to teach tolerance and raise awareness about children with disabilities and to encourage interaction among all children. The article showed how such interventions are empowering for children as these interactions encourage tolerance and acceptance, despite physical and mental disabilities.
Further, it discussed volunteerism, which is equally empowering for children. It was especially refreshing to read an article that emphasized on how volunteering brings about deeper interactions between individuals and teaches emotional intelligence. It also highlighted the opportunities given to physically disabled children , which allow interaction with their peers without the stigma.
The article is dignified and reveals the positive aspects of such interventions. The picture provided is also dignified and depicts happy and healthy children whose experiences were encouraging and empowering.