Ufone in collaboration with LUMS Community Service Society and Special Olympics held Special Olympics 2012 in LUMS on the 14th of April. The aim was to offer an exciting platform to those children who are physically and mentally challenged and motivate them to take part in activities and perform to a level where they acquire a sense of achievement.
PAround 400 students from 20 schools across Lahore took part in the Special Olympics. Since each child had a distinctive disability, the Special Olympics team had organized different kinds of activities for each category. From 50 meters race to interactive activities for children on wheel chairs, the event ensured that all children were catered for. The main objective of this event was to let the special children have a taste of the passion and excitement which every sportsman on the field experiences and due to the continued efforts of the Special Olympics team the objective was achieved.
Winners received medals and all the participants got ribbons to establish the belief that no participant was a loser on that day.