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Video March 8, 2019

Doctor and Basketball Player at the Same Time? Yes She Can.

Ouleymatou Kone is a 14 year old student from Mali whose ambition is to become a doctor and a professional basketball player. Ouleymatou was among 120 Malian students who took part in the first edition of a basketball camp called ‘Lapantha’ which aims at promoting education and girl’s empowerment through sports. Camp Lapantha was organized by the foundation of former Malian professional basketball player Hamchetou Maiga Ba and supported by the World Bank through the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project (SWEDD).