wheelchair basketball action, Cape Coast, Ghana

A one day wheelchair basketball tournament was organize in Cape Coast with representation in WCB Gala both male and female teams from the Greater Accra, Eastern and Central Region. It was a first in Cape Coast to see a tournament of such nature thus bringing a large crowd to the venue. Also stopping by was the Central Regional Minister, Ama Benyiwa Doe , who told the participating teams that she was proud to see that disability is not inability and that they should continue to work hard as some might represent the country someday. Also making stop was the MP of Cape Coast, Mr Ebo Barton Odro who pledge to work closely with the physically handicapped in the metropolis. Eastern Region won both in the male and female categories with Greater Accra coming second. The Central Regional Team is been train by HCI staffs.

WCB Gala

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Hoops Care International (HCI) is a non-governmental organization located in the community of Amanful in Cape Coast, Ghana. It officially began in 2008 as a program to empower youth in the community through sports. Since then, it has grown to include care and outreach surrounding health and education. HCI works closely with youth from twelve schools in Cape Coast, along with single mothers, teen mothers, and handicapped individuals. In addition to running regular activities and programs surrounding sports, health, and education, HCI also coordinates events to address important issues. HCI has made a significant impact with its programs already, and always looks for new ways to support and empower community members


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