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Kenya

Special Olympics World Games 2023 - The Spirit Lives On

German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) and Special Olympics Germany launch coach training courses in Africa.
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Special Olympics Coaches Pave the Way for Women in Football With the Help of Nike

Over the past nine months, Nike sponsored a Coach+ initiative called the Nike Unified Football Leagues Development project, providing coaches with additional training and growth opportunities.
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Trying to Rebound after COVID-19

One Special Olympics club in Kenya struggles to increase athlete and coach participation to pre-Covid levels two years after the end of the lockdown.
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A Tale of Two Goalkeepers as Kenya Women’s Football Team Clinches Gold

“All Inclusive,” goalkeeper Marystella Ndolwa, one of the athletes profiled in the film, was hesitant to make any predictions about Special Olympics Kenya women’s football/soccer team’s upcoming match.
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Improving Vision and Quality of Life of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

The 2022 Partnership Report highlights how Cooper Vision, Optometry Giving Sight and Special Olympics continue improving sight and quality of life of individuals with Intellectual Disabilities through Eye Care Practitioner training and screening events in the US and Kenya.
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Leading through Action in Kenya: Boniface’s Story

A Special Olympics Kenya athlete shares his journey with Special Olympics and why he's so passionate about improving the lives of people of all abilities in his community.
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2022 Coach Webinar Series Presented by Gallagher Webinar 2 Recap

Recap of the second webinar of the 2022 Coach Webinar Series presented by Gallagher.
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LETR in Kenya Brings Athletes, Officers and Supporters Together in an Inclusive Call for Peace

As the citizens of Kenya prepare for presidential and general elections on 9 August 2022, Special Olympics Kenya athletes, Law Enforcement Officers and honored guests joined together for an Law Enforcement Torch Run event to promote peaceful elections.
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Siblings of Special Olympics Athletes Speak Passionately about Inclusion

Siblings of Special Olympics athletes speak passionately about inclusion.
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Athlete Leadership Leads to Employment in Kenya

Two videos highlight the Athlete Leadership programming work that Special Olympics offers.
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