USAID Sports for Youth with Disabilities in Uganda Initiative
As part of our USAID Sports for Youth with Disabilities initiative, BlazeSports is excited to be implementing our Train-the-Trainer and Training Workshop in partnership with the Uganda Paralympic Committee and partner/host CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital.
See PRESS RELEASE for Nov events in Uganda. (Anna, see attached pdf to hyperlink)
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Train-the-Trainer: 13 Adaptive Sport trainers from Kampala and Gulu region were selected out of 50 applications to be Adaptive Sport Trainers for the initiative. From Nov 7-10, the Adaptive Sport Leaders will gain adaptive sport knowledge and experience by attending a train-the-trainer classroom session and assisting with the facilitation of the Training Workshop and planning the Inclusive Adaptive Sports Festival.
Training Workshop (Nov 8 and 9): Nearly 50 coaches and community leaders will attend the 3rd Training Workshop of the Initiative held at CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital. These individuals will go back to their communities to provide adaptive sport programming for children and youth with disabilities.
The Inclusive Sports Festival, held in collaboration with CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital as part of their annual sports day, will be held on Saturday November 10 at CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital grounds. Nearly 400 children with and without disabilities will attend the festival and take part in various sports and fun games together. In attendance will be various inspirational individuals, USAID Uganda, Uganda Paralympian David Emong, the Minister of State of Education for Sports, and many others.
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