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  • Thank you for our kit donations!

    During the lead up to Andrew’s visit to Zambia, we were inundated with donations of kit and equipment for our project in Zambia. We were successful in an application for free kit from Rangers Charity Trust and received much welcome donations from Stirling Albion FC, Supporters Direct and West Park United. The power of social

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  • We’ve Reached $500!

    We’re happy to announce we have reached the first $500 mark in our efforts to buy a bus for the community of Kalingalinga. We started fundraising last month for a bus to help our team travel to their away games and become a source of sustainable income for the community with proceeds going towards to

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  • Africa on the Ball Launch Fundraising Campaign To Buy A Bus For Zambia

      We’re proud to say we’ve launched our first fundraising campaign for the community of Kalingalinga in Zambia. We’ll be raising funds to purchase a bus for the underprivileged community in Lusaka, the country’s capital. We’ll be aiming to raise £10,000 to buy a bus via the crowd sourcing platform Indiegogo.

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  • World Environmental Day in Kalingalinga

                    By Kelvin. World environmental day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. UNDP in conjunction with the Lusaka City Council, on the 4th of June hosted a cleaning campaign in Kalingalinga, which saw different groups from all over the community gathered to take part in

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  • Kalingalinga on the Ball League Performance Update

    By Kelvin We have played 11 games this season so far; in less than 7 games we will reach our half season. This season has been so special for us, considering our past season, which has been compromised with so much wins during our first 10 games or more.

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  • Kits for Kids Blog

    By Andrew I’ve felt compelled to write a short message to share my genuine appreciation and thanks for the nice people at Daily Record and their kind readers. Two months ago I learned of the Kits for Kids campaign that the Daily Record were running.

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  • Africa on the Ball Are Collecting Kits For Kids

    Africa on the Ball is pleased to announce it’s been approved to join the Daily Record’s Kits for Kids token collection. The effort is usually restricted to Scottish youth teams, however our very own project in Africa has been given dispensation!

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  • Kalingalinga On The Ball Start Food Initiative

    Kalingalinga’s Africa On The Ball, has embarked on an initiative that will help the football team to develop to another level. More than a football but a community determined to see better change the community use the power of sport to enhance developing among the youths of Kalingalinga and surrounding areas.

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  • Football Tournament Reaches £500 For Africa On The Ball

    We’re delighted to announce our 6-a-side Football Tournament at the University of Stirling reached over £500 for the project. The event was well attended despite the freezing conditions! Thank you to all that turned up and congratulations to ‘2nd to None’ on winning who were worthy winners.

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  • Kalingalinga On The Ball Join The Sandlanders Network

    As we look to develop our work in Zambia in the community of Kalingalinga in 2013, we’re delighted to announce we’ve joined the Sandlanders network. Sandlanders Football is a network of community owned African football clubs and through sandlanders.com international football fans can become associate members of our co-operative clubs.

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