About Africa on the Ball

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    Changing lives through football

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    We're launching a microfinance programme

    Please help us change more lives through increasing access to finance

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    Goal Getters! These Girl Can.

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We're a Scottish charity that uses sport for the development of healthcare, education and enterprise within deprived African communities.


We’re Launching A Micro-Finance Programme!

Africa on the Ball are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new programme. Our new innovative poverty eradicating microfinance programme will be launching in the Gambia in May 2017.

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Africa on the Ball Seek New Fundraising Trustee

We're delighted to announce that we're accepting applications for a fundraising Trustee to the charity.

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Make a Donation and Change a Life!

Please consider becoming a regular supporter of our work by becoming a donor. We're asking for £4 a month so we can continue to change lives through football.

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    A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out: A feature on our new microfinance programme

    The question of how to alleviate poverty, with 1.2 billion people still living on less than $1 a day, remains one of the, if not the greatest question of the 21st century.

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    Africa on the Ball Launch New Microfinance Pilot Programme in The Gambia

    Africa on the Ball are delighted to officially announce details of our microfinance pilot programme in The Gambia. Launched under the auspices of the name 'Naburinka Foundation' (translating as heaven of wealth), Africa on the Ball will be supporting 12 female entreprenuers during the three year pilot programme.

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    Please Support Our Football for Women Programme

    We were delighted to start our football programme for women in Zambia this year.

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    BLOG: A reflection on a volunteer’s time with Africa on the Ball in Zambia

    Africa on the Ball and our community team in Zambia were able to benefit from the support of UK University student Jess Brown's time and effort while undertaking a 6 week placement as part of the IDEALS project. In this blog Jess outlines her time with the team and staff in Kalingalinga. 

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