We are committed to assisting those with disabilities in Haiti to be able to participate in sports and other leisure activities enhancing their quality of life. Participating in sports activities is a way to build friendships and self esteem, provide exercise and promote teamwork for everyone. For those with disabilities, it means so much more. They realize they are not alone, that there is hope and life after an often devastating experience. It provides social support and inclusion opportunities.
Choosing to sponsor Team Zaryen athletes will include providing equipment such as wheelchairs, crutches, replacement crutch tips, shin guards, uniforms, cleats, soccer balls and basketballs. Adaptive sports significantly improves the quality of life of persons with disability. It provides friendship, support and inclusion. Many of the players say that being part of Team Zaryen has made them feel alive again! Sponsoring this program is vitally important to the athletes quality of life.
Read more about our Adaptive Sports program here.