Deaf Sport South Africa or DSSA is the national association of multi-code sports of Deaf people in South Africa. Founded in 2012 by Deaf people from 7 provinces namely Free State, KwaZulu Natal, North West, Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Limpopo and Western Cape.
The reason behind the formation of DSSA was the passion for a winning Deaf national team and integrating into hearing sport bodies thereby ensuring equal access to resources.
DSSA is a registered non-profit organisation (NPO) and Public Benefit Organisation (PBO).
The main sport codes under DSSA
To create a youth and adults sport program in the municipal areas increasing both sport participation rates and healthy development of the area’s youth and adults.
Demonstrate a daily commitment to a culture of compliance, diversity, equity and responsibility. Respect, value, and recognise our people.