Lao Disabled People's Association

Established in 2001, the Lao Disabled People's Association (LDPA) is a membership-based organisation for people with disability advocating disability rights and providing services to members based on their needs. The LDPA is one of the few officially recognised non profit associations in Lao PDR. The LDPA is also an officially registered civil society organisation. The LDPA has over 9,000 members from across the country but we seek to represent the interests of all people with disability within Lao PDR irrespective of their membership status. The LDPA does this at a national and provincial level. At the LDPA's head office in Vientiane Capital we work in partnership with several org...
Shooting for goals at the ASEAN ParaGames 2017
 
Lao Disabled People's Association advocates for people with disability. In 2013, LDPA started wheelchair basketball. Players strengthened physically and mentally and stigma associated with disability began to breakdown. In 2015, through hard work, a team went to the ASEAN Para Games Singapore. Supported only by their enthusiasm and skills, players continue to train and compete. Their goal: to represent Laos at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games Malaysia. This requires funds for training and travel. project reportread updates from the field
Disability Sports for Laos
 
The Laos Disabled People's Association is the country's leading advocate for People with Disability - but it still has no program to support sports for PWD. Laos is a nation that loves sporting activities, so we believe that by lifting opportunities for PWD to become physically active, we can build bridges that will help overcome stigma associated with disability. Wheelchair basketball is a great way to pilot the project, as it is an exciting sport and the LDPA has run successful clinics before. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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