About Africa on the Ball

We're a Scottish charity that uses sport for the development of healthcare, education and enterprise within deprived African communities. We are, like all Sports Charities (UK), accepting goodwill donations. Help us with Community Development, Social Development and Social Enterprise in Africa.


    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.

    Change A Life
    • 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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    • School Children Fundraise for Girls Programme

      Africa on the Ball are delighted to receive a cheque from St Peters Primary School in Sible Hedingham, Essex. Children at the school fundraised to support the charity's women and girls empowerment programme.

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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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