About Africa on the Ball

  • Africa on the Ball

    Football means a happy childhood

    Meet our team and learn how you are making a real change in their lives

  • Africa on the Ball

    Football means a happy childhood

    Meet our team and learn how you are making a real change in their lives

Africa on the Ball is a non-profit organisation which uses the power of football as a vehicle to empower African communities to live full, healthy and sustainable lives.

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Africa on the Ball Get Charity Status!

We're delighted to announce that as of December 2013, Africa on the Ball is a fully registered Scottish charity (SC004449). Charity status is a huge step forward for the organisation and will enable us to apply for a range of grants and funding to grow our work and impact in impoverished African communities.

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FIFA Futbol Mundial Coverage

In October 2013, we were the subject of a feature of FIFA's Magazine TV programme 'Futbol Mundial'. Their production team heard about our work via Twitter and were keen to discover more. They traveled out to visit our work in Kalingalinga and the video below the product of their work. We hope you enjoy it!

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Sponsor A Player And Change A Life

We're delighted to announce we've launched the Sonia Bramardi Fund to help the advancement of education for those unable to afford it in our areas of work. Can you change a life?

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    Volunteering Opportunities

    We're holding a meeting this Wednesday (24th September) for people interested in volunteering with Africa on the Ball. Over the next 6 months, we've got several fundraising and awareness raising events taking place which we'd like to involve you in.

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    6-a-side Fundraising Tournament

    Our next fundraising tournament takes place on Sunday the 5th October at the University of Stirling. Sign up now via Eventbrite for just £30 a team. With some more great prizes up for grabs and of course, our acclaimed trophy to be won - it's an event not to be missed!

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    Luangwa Valley on the Ball

    Africa on the Ball are delighted to be involved in the community development work of Luangwa Valley by supporting their sport programme in the region. In partnership with the British charity, the High 5 Club, Africa on the Ball have provided kit and equipment to the region and helped organised a tournament among the community.

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    Buy A Bus

    We're trying to buy a bus for the community of Kalingalinga! Watch this video below to find out more.   Our Project Manager Kelvin Chasuaka wrote a blog about what it would mean to the community of Kalingalinga to buy a bus: Benefits of having a Team Bus. "I remain hopeful and keen that, purchasing a bus for Kalingalinga On The Ball will be a reality.

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