Ghana Paralympic Committee marks International Day For Disability with Donations to Ghana Para Athletics, Ghana WheelChair Basketball, Ghana WheelChair Tennis and Ghana Para Badminton with Racing Chairs and Training Wheelchairs.
Historic initiative follows UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ theme ‘Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world’.
The Ghana Paralympic Committee (GPC) made a donation of 8 WheelChairs ‘’3 Racing Chairs inclusive’’ available to Athletics, Tennis, Basketball and Badminton to support their preparations towards the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games.Delivering a message on the International Disability Day, The President of the Ghana Paralympic Committee Mr.
Samson Deen urged the Paralympic movement in Ghana to remain peaceful and be kind to one another before during and after the Ghana Election on 7th December 2020 for peace.Mr.
Samson Deen used the opportunity to remind all government offices to change their mentality towards persons living with disabilities ‘’That Disability is Ability’’, urged the Minister of Youth and Sports to use his tenure as a minister to leave a legacy by making sure his office and all his agencies becomes accessible.
This grant support initiative – the biggest of its kind in the history of the GPC – is a result of development support from the International Paralympic Committee and its body Agitos Foundation Development Programme.
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