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John Chiti appointed as united nations goodwill ambassador

“Surely my works and personal contribution in supporting the most vulnerable groups in society such as girls, women, and persons with disabilities can not go unnoticed.” Said John Chiti on being appointed as goodwill ambassador of united nations “leave no one behind Africa 2030 campaign.”

John Chiti – a Zambian singer/songwriter has been appointed as goodwill ambassador of united nation “leave no one behind Africa 2030 campaign.”

In a speech posted to his social media page he spoke about the challenges that people with disabilities face which are isolation and exclusion in society.

“I have a great passion in supporting the welfare of persons with disabilities. As they are powerless to control their own destiny due to lack of access to education, health, care, employment and rehabilitation services.” he said.

“I feel it is important to give persons with disabilities a platform through music so that they can explore their respective talents such as singing, dancing, acting, instrument playing among other skills,” he added.

John Chiti also pledged to work with Cheshire homes society of Zambia in facilitating the development process of his collaboration with other partners.

John Chiti has over the previous years built a stellar career for himself. He is a music activist, executive director of albinism foundation in Zambia, the first person with albinism to come out in the limelight. He also won awards like the humanitarian award for his own contribution towards disability.