Almost 50 women, girls and persons with special needs attended a capacity building workshop for women and disabled persons on Tuesday in Oudtshoorn.
It was hosted by Eden Biathlon in partnership with the WC Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport. The theme was “We as Women & Disabled can do it!”
Basic timekeeping in track and swimming were presented by Abrie de Swardt and Thinus Eloff respectively while Shireen Noble (ASWD President) addressed the workshop on Women & Disabled in sport administration.
Jessica Gerber (Protea cyclist) delivered a strong motivation to all to never give up in reaching for the top.
Jean Neethling (DCAS) congratulated Eden Biathlon on their initiative to host workshops like these.
This makes Eden Biathlon leaders in their own right, he said. Corne Bence (EDENSC) presented the certificates.
In her welcome address Stephnie McKay (chair- person Eden Biathlon) thanked DCAS for its support in hosting such events.
This workshop was organised by Dave van der Walt (Operational Manager of Eden Biathlon) in line with the vision of Eden Biathlon to build capacity in the field of women and the disabled.