The GPDSA was founded in 1998 and is made up of a group of
disabled Gambian youths who gather every Monday, Wednesday
and Saturday for sport and recreation on the KMC training
ground, on Kairaba Avenue, Serrekunda.
The NGO is a non-religious organisation that represents the sporting branch of the
Gambia Association Of The Physically Disabled (GAPD) which set
it up after receiving a large number of requests for recreational
and sporting activities from physically challenged people in order
to improve their health and wellbeing.
The G.P.D.S.A is pledged to providing recreational programs
for disabled persons and to establish a forum for the exchange
• To provide sporting contests for disabled athletes.
inform the general public about paraplegic sport.
• To create
disabled clubs in each regional council in Gambia.
• Basket ball games.
• Media awareness of their activities via newspapers, radio &
• Sitting & wheelchair volleyball
Support & Funding:
The association is financed by various sources such as membership
fees, private individuals, sponsorship work, money raised from
ticket fees for tournaments, companies and non-governmental