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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking October 2014 Report
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Manager
    2014 has been an exciting year so far at Alive and Kicking. Our stitching centres in Kenya, Zambia and Ghana continue to produce over 5,000 footballs a month; creating sustainable employment for over 130 people while providing disadvantaged children with quality sports balls. We’ve also engaged in some great...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking August 2014 Report
    By - Sana Barclay - Intern
    It’s been an exciting summer at Alive and Kicking. Our stitching centres in Kenya, Zambia, and Ghana continue to produce over 5,000 footballs a month; creating sustainable employment for over 130 people while providing disadvantaged children with quality sports balls. We’ve also engaged in some great...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 1 donation
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking May 2014 Report
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Manager
    The first half of 2014 has seen Alive & Kicking go from strength to strength. Our stitching centres in Kenya, Zambia and Ghana continue to make over 5,000 balls a month and embark on exciting initiatives to raise awareness around preventable disease and to combat social exclusion. Our balls are sold and donated across...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 2 donations
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking February 2014 Report
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Manager
    Alive & Kicking has enjoyed an excellent start to 2014, as our stitching centres in Kenya, Zambia and Ghana embark on exciting new initiatives. They continue to make over 5,000 balls a month, for sale and donation across several African countries, and provide sustainable fair-pay employment for over 130 people. Ghana...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 1 donation
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking Christmas 2013 Report
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Manager
    Alive & Kicking has continued to enjoy success throughout 2013, as our stitching centres in Kenya, Zambia build on their past success and A&K Ghana starts to get a foothold in the West African market. They continue to make over 5,000 balls a month, for sale and donation across several African countries, and organise...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 2 donations
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking August 2013 Report
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Manager
    Alive & Kicking has continued to enjoy success throughout 2013, as our stitching centres in Kenya, Zambia and Ghana go from strength to strength. They continue to make over 5,000 balls a month, for sale and donation across several African countries and organise valuable social outreach initiatives. Business-Charity...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking June 2013 Report
    By - Christian Stensrud - Intern
    Alive & Kicking had a dynamic start to 2013 and it is great to say that we’ve managed to sustain this positive progress. Thousands of balls continue to be stitched in Kenya, Ghana and Zambia, fuelled by an ever growing demand, and our health road show in Zambia resulted in a huge increase in HIV awareness. This...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking March 2013 Report
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Officer
    Alive & Kicking has enjoyed a great start to 2013. In Kenya and Zambia, thousands of balls continue to be stitched each month, while the first sellable quality balls are now being produced at A&K Ghana. In the UK, the ‘Balls For Africa’ partnership with John Lewis is still going strong, following...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking December 2012 Report
    By - Rebecca Young - Intern
    Alive & Kicking has gone from strength to strength in 2012.  The Kenyan and Zambian stitching centres continue to produce quality sports balls, generating employment for over 120 people. Alive & Kicking’s UK retail presence in John Lewis is also blossoming as sales of our charitable gift ‘Balls For...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 1 donation
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking September 2012 Update
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Officer
    Alive & Kicking has been going from strength to strength so far in 2012.  The Kenyan and Zambian stitching centres continue to produce quality sports balls, generating employment for over 120 people. A third stitching centre is set to be opened later this year, in Accra, Ghana and we have a UK retail presence for...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking June 2012 Update
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Officer
    2012 has been a very successful year so far for Alive & Kicking. A&K Kenya and A&K Zambia continue to produce thousands of quality sports balls and conduct social outreach programmes. Progress continues towards the opening of a third stitching centre in Accra, Ghana later this year. Inaugural A&K Zambia...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking March 2012 Update
    By - Simon Hilditch - Programme Officer
    It has been an exciting start to 2012 at Alive & Kicking, as the stitching centres in Lusaka and Nairobi continue to produce thousands of quality sports balls and we move towards opening a new centre in Accra, Ghana. Between them, A&K Kenya and A&K Zambia provide sustainable employment for 150 people, a number...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking Christmas 2011 Update
    By - Robbie Barkell - Programme Manager
    The last three months of the year have gone smoothly for Alive & Kicking in Kenya and Zambia. Both our workshops have continued making and distributing hand-stitcher leather footballs to schools and youth projects in disadvantaged areas. Below are some of the stand-out achievements from the period. Wildlife conservation...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 4 donations
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking October 2011 Update
    By - Robbie Barkell - Programme Manager
    Over the past three months, Alive & Kicking's stitching centres in Lusaka and Nairobi have continued producing quality leather sports balls by employing local people on a fair wage. The two centres produce and distribute over 1,000 footballs, rugby balls, volleyballs and netballs each month, and to provide health...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking July 2011 Update
    By - Robbie Barkell - Programme Manager
    The past three months have flown by at Alive & Kicking. Both our Kenyan and Zambian centres continue to produce over a thousand footballs each every month. A significant percentage of these are donated to schools and sports projects, whilst others go to local NGOs working with young people. As always, a proportion of...
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      Ann Great to hear how sport can be used so positively - well done
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking April 2011 Update
    By - Robert Barkell - Programme Manager
    The start of 2011 has seen business continue as usual at Alive & Kicking. Thousands more balls have been hand-stitched in our centres in Lusaka and Nairobi, by adults who are paid a fair wage. The majority of these balls are donated to disadvantaged schools and sports projects in sub-Saharan African countries, whilst...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking January 2011 update
    By - Robbie Barkell - Programme Manager
    The end of 2010 was another exciting quarter for Alive & Kicking. In the final 3 months of the year our stitching centres in Lusaka and Nairobi produced 15,240 balls for distribution in Africa. All of our balls continue to be stitched by adults from disadvantaged communities, whom we pay a fair wage. At the end of...
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa has received 11 donations
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking October update
    By - Robbie Barkell - Programme Manager
    The last three months have gone well for Alive & Kicking, as we strive to provide a lasting sporting legacy for African countries following the World Cup. The millionaire footballers, and global media attention that came with them, have now departed from the continent, but we continue to produce fair wage balls in Kenya...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Donate African made balls to children in Africa posted a progress report
    Alive & Kicking World Cup Balls
    By - Sughra Hussain - Progamme Manager
    Alive & Kicking has reached important milestones in the last 6 months. Through generous ball donations from our supporters the World Cup month has seen Alive & Kicking stitch its 300,000th ball and donate its 200,000th ball to children in Africa since production started in 2004. 3,500 Alive & Kicking balls have been...
    • 4 years ago
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    Fighting Hiv/Aids
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    HIV/AIDS is major problem not only to cummnity but economy of the country.In kibera there is Alive and kicking project,whose main aim is to help in reducing the rate of HIV spread.They offer eduction on daily basis,organise tuornaments all this with ai to unite them against not only the vice but aslo other social evils.This... Read more »
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    Know Your Status
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    They never take it serious since many only assume their status.The spread of this deadly diseases is a threat mostly to young generation.Alive and kicking is association promoting,eneble people know their status.Through it many knos their status and are able to take the best action in life.The victims gets help and moral... Read more »
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    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Alive And Kicking
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Alive and kicking is a British based organization their core objective has been to make balls for the young children and also sells lot of other footballs to raise money to support other sporting projects in Kenya.. many at times they have donated footballs to organized group clubs in various communities. By doing this and... Read more »
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Will Prochaska

London, London United Kingdom

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