About Africa on the Ball

Africa on the Ball is a Scottish charity (SC044499) which uses the power of football for the advancement of education, healthcare and enterprise in deprived communities of Africa.

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    Get in touch with Africa on the Ball, download our press pack and see our work in the news.

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    Join the Africa on the Ball Supporters Club

    You can help support our work using football for social development in deprived African communities by joining our Supporters Club.

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    Join our Supporters Club and help us grow our reach and impact. Membership starts from as little as £4 a month. Together we can 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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    • Get Your AotB Supporters Club Membership in Time for Christmas

      There's still time to get the perfect gift for the football fan in your life. Africa on the Ball Supporters Club membership is a great ethical gift for someone passionate about sport and the role it can play in changing lives and building communities.

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    • The Scotsman Coverage

      Africa on the Ball were delighted to be the subject a recent Scotsman article on our work in Zambia.

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    • Former Thistle and Hearts Striker Becomes Africa on the Ball Patron

      Jimmy Bone, scorer of one of Partick Thistle’s most revered goals in their history, has become a patron for Africa on the Ball, a Scottish charity using football which provides access to schools, employment opportunities and healthcare education to African communities by supporting and growing grass-roots football clubs.

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    • AotB Launch Supporters Club

      Africa on the Ball today (6th November) delighted to announce the launch of our brand new Supporters Club, created to help us grow our reach and impact in deprived African communities whilst giving donors a unique and engaging experience. 

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