We Care for Humanity (WCH) held another momentous Global Order of Dignitaries and Philanthropists (G.O.D.) Awards at one of America’s landmarks, the Anaheim Convention Center last September 20 & 21, 2019, in collaboration with Global Community Foundations and co-chaired by H.E. Ivo Josipovic, 3rd President of Croatia; H.E. Rosalia Arteaga, Former President of Ecuador; H.E. Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, 10th Vice President of Kenya and Hon. Lou Correa, Congressman, 46th District, California.
The historical event highlighted different important segments:
The WCH HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT – Harmonizing with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, global issues on Homeless Veterans, Free Education for Boys and Girls, Healthy Ageing, Interfaith towards Peace and Sustainable Innovations and Partnerships were tackled with passion and enthusiasm by esteemed speakers from around the world.
Commencing with a Royal Grand Entrance the 8th G.O.D. AWARDS CEREMONY & DINNER GALA recognized humanitarian efforts of 16 great philanthropists:
- His Royal Majesty King Oyo (Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV) King of Tooro, Uganda as ROYAL MAN OF EAST AFRICA
- His Majesty Yadou Abalounorou Zibrila, King of Badjoude Community Ouake, Benin as NOBLE KING OF AFRICA
- His Majesty Petoni Koda Vi, King of Djougou, Republic of Benin as ROYAL MAN OF WEST AFRICA
- Hrh Prince Alassane Ouorou Karimou, Président of P-MaREDeL ONG, Benin as HUMANITARIAN ROYAL OF AFRICA
- H.H. Prince Anastase Guezo, Minister and Second Advisor of King of Royal Palace of Abomey, BENIN as ROYAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
- Sam Pitroda, Chairman, Global Knowledge Initiative as GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN FOR SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS
- Hon. Usha Ramanlal Naik, Senior Leader of Brahma Kumaris as SPIRITUAL & WELLNESS AMBASSADOR
- Nadeem Nusrat, Chairman of South Asia Minorities Alliance Foundation as THE VOICE OF MINORITIES’ RIGHTS AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
- H.E. Iv Sry, Adviser to Ministry of Interior, Cambodia as WOMAN OF HONOR OF ASIA
- Kimly Lim, President of Family Agricultural Dev. Community as HUMANITARIAN ICON OF CAMBODIA
- Dr. Jayrendra Shah, Medical Director of Rehab & Chronic Pain Clinic as HUMANITARIAN LEGACY AWARD
- Mrs. Usha Shah, President of Federation
- David Gallup, President of World Service Authority as HUMAN RIGHTS ICON
- David E. Kenney, Esq., Managing Partner of Kenney & Kroff Lawyers as DEFENDER OF THE TRUTH and HUMANITY
- Dr. Kelly Nguyen, CEO of IDLogic as EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH & WELLNESS
The GLOBAL EXPO founded and hosted by Dr. Tony Nguyen featured international flair of products and health innovations including the Global Medical ID by IDLogic and Health Fair by Global Telecare Inc. In addition, the Expo featured the making of Mandala Art by the monks of Namgyal Monastery, Ithaca NY, headed by Ven. Tenzin Choesang, its president.
SPECIAL AWARDS TO THE FOUNDER – H.H. Princess Maria Amor Torres, soon to be “Sulutan A Bae A Gaus of Minsupala (The first and only female Sultan and Queen of Power of Mindanao, Sulu and Palawan” received the Medal of Merit from the Prime Minister of the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia for her unwavering support to Save Nature Cambodia in planting a total of 700,000 trees in the country. Founder H.E. Oknah Dr. Sam Dararath along with the other delegation from Cambodia felicitated the award.
In addition, Princess Maria was honored as “Princess of Humanity” by the Brahma Kumaris headed by sister Usha Naik, and a self-portrait was gifted to Amor by a special artist with disability from Vietnam.
Royals, Dignitaries and Speakers have shared their views about the event:
“I appreciate We Care for Humanity and Princess Maria for being there for humanity and for her undying dedication, be blessed. I look forward to convene the G.O.D. Africa in Uganda along with the collaboration of the Association of Queens and Princesses of Africa.” – beautiful words by Her Royal Highness Best Olimi Kemigisa, Queen Mother of Tooro Kingdom who also presented the Congressional Certificates from Congressman Lou Correa to the participants of the 8th G.O.D.
“This year G.O.D. America was a celebration of humanity and goodness. These two-day discussions over important issues, like education, health and care for the veterans gave new ideas and proposals for a more humane world. Thanks to Princess Maria Amor Torres, the leader of the G.O D. and We Care for Humanity, again and again has showed a better face of our world,” says H.E. Ivo Josipovic, 3rd President of Croatia
A strong comment by former President of Ecuador, H.E. Rosalia Arteaga “I trust on the power of education”, she continues “The G.O.D. Awards is an excellent opportunity to recognize humanitarian personalities from all over the world.”
Dr Udit Raj, National Chairman of All India Confederation of SC/ST Org stated “I commend the herculean task of We Care for the Humanity headed by Princes Amor Torres for organizing the 8th G.O.D. Awards and for including the plight of the Untouchables to the WCH Humanitarian Summit. I appeal to the world philanthropists and human right activists that they should not only to empathize the issue of the Untouchables but raise it all over the world.”
“G.O.D. Awards, we are moving towards the right direction. Topics discussed: Healthy Ageing, interfaith, Religious Harmony & eliminating Extremism, Secular ethics, Peace in the World, Health Education. Had fruitful sessions with all the experts, leaders, doctors and philanthropists. Thank you to all especially Princess Maria Amor, together we can change the world. Education is key to success. Love and Peace,” – Venerable Rinpoche Phurba Dorjee, Spiritual Guru/Film Maker.
“Princess Maria Amor did a phenomenal event in LA this weekend in promoting Humanity, Religious Freedom and discussion on pivotal issues confronting our communities. The diverse and select group of world leaders and intellectual capital was extraordinary. Delighted to be part of this outliers and looking forward to these Roundtables.” – Puneet Ahluwalia, Managing Partner, New World Strategies.
The head of Amazon Princess of Benin, H.H. Princess Pulcherie Simpson said, “We, the Royals of Benin stand united to back-up the vision of our sister, Princess Maria Amor. We support her for helping our people in Africa. The ancestors are going to bless you our Princess of Amazon.”
HRH Constantine Butamanya Mwogezi of Buruli Kingdom states “The role of the Royals and Traditional Leaders of Uganda are paramount to the peace and development of the country. I thank WCH and G.O.D. for including this topic to the agenda of this event.”
Global Telecare Director- Dr. Jay Shah also commented, “G.O.D. was a great success, due to Maria’s experience and ability to gather world leaders, dignitaries and philanthropists, plus the care for all details made a huge difference.”
“The Eco-Palace is not for the Kings and Queens, The Eco-Palace is for humanity. This is the vision of Princess Maria and we, the YVCO and the Queen Mother of Tooro are committed to join hands with Her Highness in serving humanity.” explained Monica Karungi Kanyaihe of WOFA Uganda during her presentation at the awards.
Eng. Mostafa Saleh, CEO of Master Cell Company in Egypt explained, “The G.O.D. Academy is the vision of Princess Maria. Together, we will establish this Innovation Academy which will help inventors who do not have the materials, resources or technologies to develop their inventions and make it real and tangible at low prices. This will help everyone get an equal opportunity to live a decent life and reach their desired goal of a decent life.”
“We will keep on inventing sustainable innovations to contribute to sustainable humanitarianism, we intend to keep that promise.” – Dr. Eng. Leopold Halser of Multicon.
We Care for Humanity and G.O.D. thank the rest of the people who contributed to the event, Master of Ceremony Jesse Miranda who is one of the original committee members of the G.O.D. and 8th G.O.D. co-emcee Nicole Sopher, Speakers: Scott Bennett, U.S. Army Special Operations Officer, Dr. Kelly Nguyen of IDlogiq, Dr. Jack Bui of UCSD Stem Cell Lab, Dr. Christina Dokter of NALBOH and Dr. Mohamed Al-Sadek of Tru Life Clinic.
And lastly, Princess Maria Amor personally thanks all the volunteers who have helped on the last minute especially the G.O.D. Team. “I am indebted to all your unselfishness and generosity, to lend your extra hands in times of need. Salamat po ng marami at Mabuhay kayong lahat!”
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