This year, CRP organized its Annual Sponsored Walk on Friday, 18th January 2019 at 7.30 am at the Gulshan-2 Lake Park to increase awareness about disability issues among the general public as well as to raise funds for treatment and rehabilitation of the poor paralysed patients. The theme for this years Sponsored Walk was, ‘Together to be Equal’.
100 students from different schools, private universities and medical colleges joined the event with their parents and teachers. Members from Gulshan Club, Gulshan Society and 33 foreigners including 11 volunteers and 22 students of CRP participated and contributed in raising funds for the persons with disabilities. The walk was inaugurated and laid by Dr. Valerie A. Taylor, Founder and Coordinator of CRP and Md. Shafiqul Islam, Executive Director of CRP. The Chittagong Grammer School donated 2 wheelchairs to CRP during the event. Epyllion sponsored the t-shirts and Transcom sponsored the rice meals for the participants. Many renowned TV channels and newspaper covered the event.