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International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC’s) Proud Paralympian education programme took place at a para-rowing development camp in Gavirate, Italy. World rowing supports #ProudParalympian

The latest Proud Paralympian workshops took place at a para-rowing development camp in Gavirate, Italy.

Group shot of 21 people IPC Athletics’ education programme takes place in El Salvador

The course was the fourth of its kind this year and trained 20 National Technical Officials.

In collaboration with the CPB and the Rio 2016 Organising Committee, the Agitos Foundation is organising 4 workshops in 2015 to increase capacity in the Americas region. Latest edition of para-sport training project underway

The Agitos Foundation, alongside the IPC Academy, concluded the third round of the Organisational Capacity Programme for National Paralympic Committees in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Group shot of around 25 people Agitos Foundation paves Road to Rio 2016

The first of four workshops for coaches, classifiers, athletes and sport managers, run in partnership with Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Paralympic Committee, will start on Saturday (18 April).

Benin National Paralympic Committee (NPC) has organised a total of three Paralympic days in different regions to develop para-sport in the country. Agitos Foundation launches 2015 Grant Support Programme

EUR 650,000 available to IPC Members’ para-sport development projects for the third year in a row.

The first IPC Athletics Education programme to be run in Spanish took place in Ecuador at the end of March with 30 individuals receiving key training in officiating. First Spanish IPC Athletics Education programme takes places in Ecuador

Supported by the Agitos Foundation, the course trained 30 officials

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Professional ChangeMaker From volunteer to professional ChangeMaker

ChangeMakers: Namibian Ambrose Trust Mutongomanya was inspired by his experience of volunteering within para-sport to make a difference through his company when in full-time work.

Ghana ChangeMakers Ghana ChangeMaker helps parents, children through sport

Francis Amedor from the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled has helped to establish new projects, in partnership with the Danish Paralympic Committee, which have helped children and their parents not only to play sport but with equipment, legal rights and equality for people with impairments.

Sport 4 Socialisation Zimbabwe Sport fights discrimination in Zimbabwe

An innovative project, Sport 4 Socialisation, uses sport to break down barriers and perceptions of ability in Zimbabwe.

Football for all in Vietnam Football gives Vietnamese youth ‘confidence, strength’

ChangeMakers: Ngo Huu Ky Phong shows how an accessible football project is helping Vietnamese children to develop skills as well as character.

Nepal para-table tennis Para-table tennis bridges social gaps in Nepal

ChangeMakers: One Nepalese citizen decided to use para-table tennis as way of raising awareness of para-sport and impairments through a new national association.

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