By Nouaneta Latsavongxay - Acting President of LDPA
Wheelchair basketball players met with director of public sports department of the ministry of education and sports to share experience of attendance in 8th ASEAN Para Game in Singapore, this also aim at lobbying the policy makers/decision makers to pay attention to the Wheelchair Basket Ball in Laos, so that there’ll be more support and assistance from the relevant government sectors. This gathering increased the profile of wheelchair basketball movement and confirmed commitment by the Lao government to organize the wheelchair basketball in the National Sports Game 2017.
- Wheelchair basketball team manager met with a few INGO to discuss about financial assistance to organize the mini tournament at national and provincial level. - The wheelchair basketball players continue practice sessions regularly.
Future plans • Planning for fundraising activity at national and provincial level • Continue team clinic and practice sessions for the next ASEAN Para Game in Malaysia 2017 • Continue discussion about participation in the Paralympic Game in Japan 2020
Appreciation for our Donors We would like to show our sincere appreciation to all the donors for giving us the opportunity to practice wheelchair basketball and supporting people with disabilities in this kind of social activity. We hope that all those who have provided support feel proud.
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