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FINAL MEETING UNDER THE LETS SWIM BEYOND THE HANDICAPS PROJECT WAS HELD IN TURKEY
04.12.2021
In the period 02.12. 04.12.2021. in the city of Karasu, Turkey, a final meeting under the Lets swim beyond the handicaps project was held. Each partner country presented the activities carried out within the project at local level. The meeting was also attended by children with physical disabilities from Turkey, who took part in the sessions on adapted swimming, and each of them shared their impressions and emotions.

The aim of the LETS SWIM BEYOND THE HANDICAPS project is to include physical disabled kids in social life, to improve quality of their lives, to give them the opportunity to have fun during physical activity and sports with their peers, to make them discover their skills, and to create a different environment where they can feel free to do exercise. The consortium includes partner organizations from Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Turkey.

Considering the social inclusion of children with disabilities and the creation of activities to support their physical development, with the initiative we want to motivate both children with and without disabilities to lead an active and healthy lifestyle and to unite them with each other.

The project Lets swim beyond the handicaps is co-financed under the Erasmus+ program, as a partner of the initiative for Bulgaria is the Bulgarian sports development association. The project activities are implemented in Maison Hotel, Sofia together with the swimming school GET WET, which employs specialists in adapted physical activity and sports and with the support of experts from the sector Adapted physical activity and sports in NSA "Vasil Levski".