Women in sports


Disability sport

The Swaziland National Sport and Recreation Council (SNSRC) has been running the Disability Sport Program through the sport development Department since 2002and has in process encouraged her membership to follow suit. The Climax of the program is the Annual Sports Day for People Living with Disabilities. The day is meant to sensitise the Swazi Nation about Disability Sport and how they can contribute in developing it. The council subscribes to the ‘’Sport-For-All-Life-Sport-For-Life ideology, which is inclusive of the disabled community. For A long time, the disabled community have been left out in a lot of developmental programs. During the National Sports Day for People Living with Disabilities all the Institutions that are involved with the disabled community work together with the Council for the successful hosting of the event, which also works as strategy to encourage Membership to do the same at association level. Lack of special equipment and specialised sports infrastructure is one obstacle that has a challenge for Council, in running this event.

Sports Awards


Shukuma Swaziland

Shukuma Swaziland is a flagship program of the Swaziland National Sport and Recreation Council. Shukuma fulfils an important function in both the social and sporting landscape in Swaziland.
Although established primarily as a social development tool, seeking to empower local communities, through Tinkhundla Centres, its scope has quickly extended to fill a void left by limited sporting and recreation activities available to the broader community, hence it also aims at creating participation opportunities in sport/physical activity and sport and recreation for people of all ages and gender groups.