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Contact Address Details:

Gambian Physical Disability
Sports Association

Banjul headquarters
Website:

GPDSA c/o GAPD
Secretariat, Marina Parade
PO Box 815A Banjul
West Africa

Tel no: +220 9923377
                     9983480, 7790158
                     9807753

Fax:              4223559

Email: gambiadisabledsports@yahoo.co.uk










 



Information:
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 of views.

Objectives:
To provide sporting contests for disabled athletes.

To inform the general public about paraplegic sport.

To create disabled clubs in each regional council in Gambia.

Present Activities:
Basket ball games.

Media awareness of their activities via newspapers, radio & television.

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 organisations.













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