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. We currently run a community development programme based around football in Zambia and a microfinance programme to empower women in The Gambia.


    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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    • 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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    • Sponsor Our Work In 2019!

      Africa on the Ball are delighted to offer businesses the opportunity to sponsor the charity's work in Zambia and Scotland in 2019.

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    • We’re Doing The Kiltwalk – Join Us!

      Africa on the Ball Trustees are doing the Dundee Kiltwalk in August to raise funds for our work in Zambia and are asking you to join us!

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    • PRESS RELEASE: Scottish charity appeals for football donations to help keep Zambian club on the ball

      A Scottish charity is appealing for donations of football kit and equipment for a girls’ club in Zambia.

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