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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics also works to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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Events in Africa

  • Jul
    20
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day
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    Thu Jul 20, 2017
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    location

    USA

    Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day

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    Thu Jul 20, 2017
    Various times -

    On 20 July 2017, the seventh global Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day will be celebrated around the world, bringing together people with and without intellectual disabilities in various activities to honor the inspiration, impact and indomitable spirit of Eunice Kennedy Shriver. In celebration of Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day, Special Olympics encourages each community, from every corner of the world, to engage in sports activities focused on welcoming people with and without intellectual disabilities.


    Contact information
    Venue(s)
    location
    Check with your local Program
    USA
  • Jul
    26
    Caring for a Child with an Intellectual Disability
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    Wed Jul 26, 2017
    08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
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    Magutulela
    Hhohho Region
    Swaziland

    Caring for a Child with an Intellectual Disability

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    Wed Jul 26, 2017
    08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    We will have one of our athletes present on what it is like to have an intellectual disability. We are also going to invite companies to observe the Family Health Forum. The goal is to have families understand more about their children.

    Contact information
    Venue(s)
    location
    Mbasheni Primary School
    King Mswati II Highway (MR1)
    Magutulela, Hhohho Region
    Swaziland
  • Jul
    28
    South Africa - EKS Celebration
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    Fri Jul 28, 2017
    08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    location
    Mogwase
    North West
    South Africa

    South Africa - EKS Celebration

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    Fri Jul 28, 2017
    08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    Special Olympics South Africa athletes in the North West Province will be hosting an EKS day event to celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

    Contact information

    • Piet Seroke
      Special Olympics South Africa Football Champion
      078 417 3927
    Venue(s)
    location
    Reoleboge Special school
    2008 Unit 5, Mogwase 0314
    Mogwase, North West
    South Africa
    Reoleboge Special school
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  • Aug
    05
    District Competition Mopani
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    Sat Aug 05, 2017
    08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    location
    Giyani
    Limpopo
    South Africa

    District Competition Mopani

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    Sat Aug 05, 2017
    08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    The Mopani District will be hosting district competition games st Giyani Stadium, Limpopo.

    Contact information

    • Mr Maduwa
      072 777 2841
    Venue(s)
    location
    Giyani Stadium
    Giyani-A, Giyani, 0826
    Giyani, Limpopo
    South Africa
  • Aug
    09
    Unified Ladies Tournament
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    Wed Aug 09, 2017
    09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    location
    Mogwase
    North West
    South Africa

    Unified Ladies Tournament

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    Wed Aug 09, 2017
    09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    Special Olympics South Africa Athletes from Holy Family Combined school will be hosting a Unified ladies football tournament

    Contact information

    • Piet Seroke
      Special Olympics South Africa Football Champion
      078 417 3927
    Venue(s)
    location
    Holy Family Sport Ground
    Mogwase Unit 4, 0314
    Mogwase, North West
    South Africa
  • Aug 15 - Aug 18
    Coaches Training
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    Tue Aug 15 - Fri Aug 18, 2017
     
    location
    Mhluzi
    Middelburg - MP -- North West
    South Africa

    Coaches Training

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    Tue Aug 15 - Fri Aug 18, 2017
     

    Special Olympics South Africa National Office will be hosting a coaches training.

    Contact information

    • Kgao Mogatle
      Training Organiser
      0825196678
    Venue(s)
    location
    Reatlegile Special School
    365 Balai St
    Mhluzi, Middelburg - MP -- North West
    South Africa
  • Mar 14 - Mar 21
    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games
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    Thu Mar 14 - Thu Mar 21, 2019
     
    location
    Zayed Sports City
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

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    Thu Mar 14 - Thu Mar 21, 2019
     

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will be the host of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The Games will be held 14 to 21 March in 2019. The Games will span seven days of competition. About 7,000 athletes from more than 170 countries are invited to attend. The Games will feature competition in 24 sports.


    Venue(s)
    location
    Opening Ceremony

    Zayed Sports City Stadium
    Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
    Zayed Sports City Stadium, is an iconic multi-purpose stadium located in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is the largest stadium in the UAE with more than 43,000 seats.

Special Olympics Africa Contact Info

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Special Olympics Africa
Unit 300 Ground Floor, Process House
Epsom Downs Office Park
13 Sloane Street
Bryanston, 2152
Johannesburg South Africa

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+264 812402520