Africa Region
Three girls in white and green on the pitch celebrating and two girls in red.
Special Olympics has more than 30 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.
Stories from Africa
Special Olympics Kenya coaches and athletes lead Fit 5 workouts on a national education broadcast during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Banele is an athlete, basketball and athletics coach with a passion for helping others stay fit, even during a pandemic.
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Moeti Clement Sethunya takes a well-rounded approached to coaching football (soccer) and floor hockey at Special Olympics South Africa using it as a building block to athlete employment.
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Africa Contact Information
IN PERSON
Ground Floor, Process House
Epsom Downs Office Park
13 Sloane Street
Epsom Downs, 2191
Johannesburg, South Africa
BY PHONE
Office: +27 11 706 3323
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The Special Olympics Africa Resources page is a self-service area where you can get tools, files and information that pertain to Africa region.