About Cricket Association of the Blind (CAB) – Nepal

Nepali Blind Women Cricket team with the winning trophy after they won pakistan
Nepali Blind Women Cricket team with the winning trophy after they won Pakistan in friendly series.

Introduction

The Cricket Association of the Blind, Nepal (CAB, Nepal) is an umbrella organisation for all the blind cricket governing bodies around the country. Established on 16th August 2016 to ensure the right of blind and visually impaired people to play sport and to rehabilitate and empower them by enhancing their access to cricket, it is registered as NGO and is a non-political, non-profit making and exclusively sports-oriented organisation that sets out to promote cricket among the 16,000 blind and visually impaired children and youths in the country. The board of CAB, Nepal is made up of 11 visually impaired members, who continue to play during their term of office. With the goal of attracting more girls into leadership roles, the association is supported by a five-member women’s committee.

Vision

Better blind, best community.

Mission

To use cricket as a tool to ensure the right of blind and visually impaired persons to play sports, promote a winning attitude as well as physical and mental robustness, rehabilitate and empower, present blind people in new roles and responsibilities, demonstrate their competence, develop their leadership qualities, discipline and the spirit of sportsmanship spirit and end the gender disparity that is prevalent within the blind community.

Goal

To cultivate a love for and the spirit of cricket among blind and visually impaired Nepalese.

Values

We believe blindness is not the last over, but the beginning of the second innings.

Slogan

On the rise with a soaring Nepal.

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