Special Olympic Games for the 5th time in Albania
Vodafone Albania Foundation, partnered with the Special Olympics Albania, organzies for the fifth time the Albanian Special Olympic Games on 26-29 October at the University of Sports in Tirana. The 330 athletes participating in these games are from 9 regions of the country and will represent the 14 Olympic teams during the Albanian Special Olympic Games 2013, respectivly they are from Berat, Durrës, Elbasan, Lezha, Korça, Pogradec, Shkodra, Tirana and Vlora, competing in 5 different disciplines (Basketball; Football; Ping-pong; Bowling; Cross). These teams come from the rehabilitation centers and specialized schools dedicated to people with special needs.
This event is made possible by the financial contribution of Vodafone Albania Foundaion. Whereas, the implementing partner is the Albanian Special Olympic Organization. The event will also have the support and care of the President of the Republic of Albania, H.E. Mr. Bujar Nishani. This is yet another contribution of the Foundation toward people with disability with the purpose of creating equal opportunies for this community and supporting their social inclusion.