Cambodia’s First Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team | National Geographic


The Battambang Roses qualified to be a part of Cambodia’s women’s wheelchair basketball team for the 2018 Asia Para Games. While winning was their ultimate goal, they came away with so much more.
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The World Bank still considers Cambodia as one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world, where 10 percent of the population experience disability. Due to landmines, road accidents, and poverty, Cambodia also has the highest number of amputees in the world per capita.

Read the full article, “How wheelchair basketball changed these women’s lives.”

Cambodia’s First Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team | National Geographic

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Date: November 1, 2019

21 thoughts on “Cambodia’s First Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team | National Geographic

  1. Why is that, poor countries are more kind and creative than rich countries? There are special-able people in rich countries too.. But they never come up with such brilliant ideas.

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