With a Mali-born father and Senegalese mother, brought up in France, Diana Gandega is a child of the world. She is also an outstanding international basketball player. She participated in the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and is Vice-Champion of Africa in 2009 (African Nations Cup in Madagascar).


She is also considered as one of the best female street basketball players.


Acting together with Peace and Sport


The basketball champion, Diana Gandega stepped forward when the appeal for donations for Haiti was launched by Peace and Sport in March 2010. She mobilized her network and actively participated in the collecting material to help children in the program led by the Haitian Olympic Committee (HOC), in partnership with UNICEF. Thanks to her, Peace and Sport sent over seven tons of sports equipment to Haiti, to benefit more than 25,000 children each week.


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