Agitos Foundation Youth Workshop, Rwanda

The 2012 Agitos Foundation Youth Workshop in Rwanda opened on Monday (13 February) in Kigali with the aim of training participants to develop and implement a Paralympic Youth Sport Programme in their own countries

Over 50 athletes with different disabilities, 36 Goalball, Sitting Volleyball and Athletics coaches and 12 youth co-ordinators all from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda gathered for a week-long camp which involved sports training, workshops and cultural exchange.

The programme was organized by the Agitos Foundation, the International Paralympic Committee's development arm, in co-ordination with Play and Train and Playable, two European organizations that are facilitating workshops for the young athletes and youth coordinators.