How are things pushing on at GDPU (Gulu Persons Disabled Union) and for the young businesses being supported there? Sport and or Work? Exciting times for the Gulu Wheelchair Basketball Club, they soundly beat the Kampala team at the National Paralympic games in Mpigi in September and, after training in Kampala will go on to… Read More
How have they been pushing on at GDPU?
Any further sporting achievements to celebrate? Members of Gulu PWDs electronics went to the national competition in Mbarara in September with great results. Ocira Richard, a member of the group, won the National Wheelchair 100 metres in Mbarara and has now gone to Berlin to represent Uganda in the Wheelchair Marathon, the first ever Ugandan… Read More
Next Steps: ETC@GDPU in October; why fixing the gaps matters and more excitement from Gulu PWD Athletes
Breaking News As I was writing this report, Faruk (the ETC@GDPU project officer) emailed us to say that Gulu PWD Athletes have been in the national news again, this time for a major wheelchair marathon. On 12th November, two members of the ETC@GDPU pilot group: Gulu PWD Electronics, competed in the MTN and UAF Wheelchair… Read More
Gulu PWDs Electronic win again
Wheelchair basketball has long been a feature at GDPU. From 25th to 30th September 2017 Gulu PWDs Electronic, one of the three pilot groups on the ETC@GDPU project, along with other members of Gulu Wheelchair Basketball Team took part in a National Sport Gala for Persons with Disabilities. The Gala was organized by The Uganda… Read More