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    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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    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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    BLOG: A reflection on a volunteer’s time with Africa on the Ball in Zambia

    Africa on the Ball and our community team in Zambia were able to benefit from the support of UK University student Jess Brown's time and effort while undertaking a 6 week placement as part of the IDEALS project. In this blog Jess outlines her time with the team and staff in Kalingalinga. 

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    Glasgow on the Ball FC Quiz Night – 2nd September

    As part of our Glasgows 11-a-side's on-going support of the charity's work, they're hosting a fundraising Quiz Night on Friday 2nd September.

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    BLOG: AOTB’s New Micro-Financing Programme from Prince Sankanu

    The charity have been taking the necessary steps to set up the programme and have enlisted the assistance of Gambian Prince Sankanu. Here Sankanu outlines the aims and process involved in establishing this new and exciting development for Africa on the Ball. 

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    Africa on the Ball FC End of Season Event

    We're pleased to announce that our Glasgow based football team are hosting an end of season fundraising event for the charity. The event will consist of a Scottish football quiz night courtesy of our friends at Nil by Mouth, a race night and awards for the team. The event is open to all and we'd love to see you there. It takes place on the 25th of June at The Bungo in Glasgow and starts at 7pm. If you wish to participant in the Race Night and fundraise, please find the AOTB Race Night 2016 sheet here. If you wish to participate in the quiz, please email andrewjenkin@hotmail.com.

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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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    Africa on the Ball AGM & Trustee Application

    Africa on the Ball are pleased to announce we will be holding their 2nd Annual General Meeting on June the 27th. The AGM is a chance for us to assess the past twelve months, clarify our plans for the following year and potentially welcome new Trustees to the board.

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    Glasgow on the Ball Seeking Players

    Africa on the Ball are seeking players to join their 11-a-side Glasgow based Sunday team. The charity have a team registered in the Glasgow Community and Cooperative League as a means of fundraising for and promote their work in Africa.

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    Donny’s Zambia Blogs

    Donny McCormick, a volunteer who set sail to Zambia to help Africa on the Ball achieve Non-Governmental Organisation status in Africa has been video blogging about his experiences so far. You can watch his first two from Zambia here: Week One: Week Two: Week Three:   Week Four: Week Five: Week Six:

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