What we do

Getting footballs to Africa

Footballs for Fun was founded in 2004 with the twin aims of getting footballs to African boys and girls, and distributing any funds generated from the sale of balls to help needy children in Africa.

Tourists and visitors can buy balls to give to children they meet on their travels. Or if you are not travelling to Africa and just want to get involved, buy a ball and we will give it away for you. It is wonderful to see a child’s reaction to getting a football and you will get the biggest grin in return.

The balls are £10 each and come flat-packed with a handy pump; £2 from each sale goes to the charity that supports those caring for deprived children in Africa, especially victims of HIV/AIDS.

In addition to the money from the sale of balls, we stage fund-raising events and concerts in London. If you would like to get involved, visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/footballsforfun or take a look at our “How to help” page.

To date, over 10,000 balls have been sold and over £25,000 has been distributed to countries across Africa. Our trustees pay their own way and no expenses are taken from the Trust fund.

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