Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games (ZNPG)

In an effort to promote the rights of people living with disabilities through participation in sport and recreational activities of their choice, the SRC introduced the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games. (Read more) This project came into being in 2008 in Bulawayo with four provinces initially participating in the Games and ever since 2009 all the provinces have been taking part in the Games. The Games have provided those with disabilities with an opportunity to showcase their sporting talents and names like Nyaradzai Tagarira come to mind. The Games sporting disciplines are : Football for deaf, Five – Aside Football for the intellectually challenged (high and low ability), Netball for the deaf, Goal ball, Athletics for the amputees, visually impaired, intellectually challenged, Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Tennis. The Games are hosted on a rotational basis.