Burns Night Pledge of Footballs – Kenya

Charity:
Alive and Kicking

Alive & Kicking operates as a social enterprise using sustainable business practices to meet the charitable objectives of generating employment for adults, providing balls for children and educating young people about preventable diseases.

Country

Kenya

Start Year:

2015

Run Time:

1

Participant Age:

All

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What is Co-Funding?

Co-funding with the ALMT allows individuals, other Trusts and Foundations, and Companies to contribute funds directly to individual, vetted and approved, project partnerships. With fifteen years of experience awarding grants and working in partnership with children’s organisations around the world, the ALMT is best placed to support you in your philanthropy.

Alive & Kicking have factories in Africa that make footballs, that make jobs, that feed families, that create a real and sustainable existence for thousands. A third of all children who receive Alive & Kicking sports balls have never played with a real ball before and have had to make their own out of rubbish, plastic bags and string.

 

One ball costs £15 and guests at the annual ALMT Burns Night gala dinner donated the cost of 10 balls each, providing up to 450 children with play equipment that will be used for years.

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Alive and Kicking uses the life cycle of a ball to grow happier, healthier, more empowered communities