Programs of Cricket Association of the Blind – Nepal

Confrence at Dhangadi
Confrence at Dhangadi

Ongoing programs:

One of the main tasks that CAB, Nepal is engaged in is promoting the great game of cricket in schools and colleges in different districts in Nepal. Moreover, the association conducts sports awareness conferences on the elimination of gender violence in sports as well as interaction with and counseling for blind children and their parents and teachers. In addition, it conducts advocacy, lobbying and intervention programs at the national level with a focus on providing support for job-seekers, establishing educational scholarships and enrolling blind cricketers in income-generating activities.

Future plans and programs:

CAB, Nepal is pursuing a major plan to make the great game of cricket available to all blind and visually impaired people in Nepal. The association is preparing to  organize the world’s second T20 blind women cricket series between Nepal and Pakistan in  Nepal in November 2020. Moreover, it will hold national men’s and women’s tournaments as part of its regular activities. Efforts will additionally be made to register more affiliated associations in the different parts of the country.

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