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Cultural Life, Arts and Expression: Sarita Thulung

Buna Dhugana2020

WOW - Women of the World Foundation

WOW - Women of the World Foundation

"Sports and art both seem to be entertainment but for human beings it is not only entertainment but a necessity to lead a healthy life. But for people living with disability it is mostly taken as a luxury and my aim is to make people aware that people living with disabilities’ also have needs and wants in relation to culture,art and sports. Only when that is recognized we can live in dignity.”

Sarita Thulung is an international swimmer, wheelchair dancer, and entrepreneur. She played wheelchair basketball for the Jawalakhel Wheelchair Sports Club in Nepal as well. She currently also runs her handicraft centre called Bikalpa Sangathan. She is also the current chairman of the Culture Society of People With Disability. She is also the first women to do power lifting in 55 kg from nepal and also a first Nepali woman to represent Nepal in world para swimming championship in 2019.

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  • Title: Cultural Life, Arts and Expression: Sarita Thulung
  • Creator: Buna Dhugana
  • Date Created: 2020
  • Location Created: Kathmandu, Nepal

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