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Ephrat from Ethiopia bought training jackets and a new ball for the football school

Ephrat Fisseha, from Ethiopia, bought training jackets and a new ball for the football school at her Child Development project.
Thank you very much Ephrat!! Our world is a better place, because of people like you

Ephrat and the boys at the football school

Ephrat and the boys at the football school

Feel inspired to volunteer in Brazil?

Learn more about football volunteering and child development in Brazil on our Homepage, where you also will find a link to sign up.

Find out more about volunteer work in Brazil.

If you are into sports, you may also visit our page about football coaching abroad, where you can find projects in Argentina, Uganda and Ghana.

More sports volunteer experiences in Brazil

Volunteer on Capoeira in Brazil

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Volunteer with Football Coaching in Ghana

Go for a very special volunteer trip and volunteer with football coaching in Ghana. These boys  in Ghana kicking football are waiting for you to play with them! Ghana was 7th place in 2010 FIFA World Cup and so it takes no wonder what these kids are dreaming of: Quatar and Russia. Loved throughout the country, football is Ghana’s number one sport, and it’s not exactly hard to see why!

Great Volunteer Program for Sports Fans and Wannabe Coaches alike

Ghana Sports Development Program

Ghana Football Coaching Program

Working with local schools in rural villages, our football coaching volunteer program is great for sports fans and wannabe coaches alike. When you arrive at the project you’ll be assigned a team, and moving forward you’ll be there to coach them to sporting glory, from heading up the training session on the beach to being chief supporter on the sidelines of a match.

Football Coaching in Ghana: Foster the Talents of the Youth in the Rural Villages

The sports development program in Ghana helps youth in the rural villages to foster their talents and focus on safe and healthy after school activities. Additionally, it helps youth to gain leadership skills and discipline by becoming a part of a team, and building stronger bonds with their community.

Feel inspired to volunteer in Ghana?

Find out everything about volunteering in Ghana and how to apply!

Visit also our page with all the football coaching programs.

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Peter Campbell, from U.K., brought 20 football kits

Peter Campbell, from U.K., brought 20 football kits to promote a tournament at his sports project.
Thank you very much Peter!!

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Volunteer on Sports Coaching in Uganda

Volunteer in Uganda in our football coaching volunteer project. Since sports have the powerful ability to draw people together, even beyond international borders, they help to build strong communities. After all, sports greatly contributes to the creation of healthier, happier individuals.

Sports also can offer a route out of poverty and a path of excitement and promise to many young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Sports Activities are a Great Opportunity for the Children to Come Together and Grow Personally

However, for children in deprived communities, opportunities to participate in creative games are rare, due to lack of resources to provide specialized sports and physical education teachers.  As a sports development volunteer, you can give these disadvantaged teenagers the chance to discover new sports and enjoy getting fit, encouraging them to uncover their potential.  IKPVA Uganda’s sports coaching projects offer participants with both valuable life-changing experience and an opportunity to make a difference.

Volunteers on sports development in Uganda interact daily with local students, children, young adults, and their leaders in schools, sports clubs and youth organizations. They design and organize various sports activities like:

  • track and field
  • conduct physical education lessons
  • coach local games such as volleyball, football, basketball, netball, athletics
  • organize sports tournaments among different schools or local clubs
  • bring fresh ideas and introduce new sports and games
  • promote healthy sports habits and serve as positive role models for young, impressionable individuals

Please note: volunteers do not need to be qualified or experienced to participate on these projects, however volunteers with special expertise are highly preferred.

Want to volunteer on Sports Coaching in Uganda?

Find the complete information about the football coaching volunteer project in Uganda here, and how to sign up.

On our blog, we have also an overview abourt volunteering in Uganda here, and how to proceed with you application.

Visit also our page with all the football coaching volunteer programs.

Read about more volunteering projects in Uganda

The Ratner family finishes the construction of a water fountain in Uganda

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Volunteer in Uganda to help empower our women and girls Women in Africa, Uganda inclusive, are an economically disadvantaged group and rural women in particular are more economically disadvantaged. The lack of economic Volunteers doing crafts in the women empowerment program in Uganda power of the rural communities, especially among women, is a major obstacle to long-term development. Iko Poran Uganda works with local communities to promote gender equality, help women overcome difficult circumstances, and empower them to reach their full potential, through five key programs: Education (literacy) — rights and life skills; Saving and micro-credit through cooperative groups; Income generative skills training — agricultural and non-agricultural products; Women’s health and maternity education; Teaching English language for young women. Please note: volunteers do not need to be qualified or experienced to participate on these projects, however volunteers with special expertise are highly preferred.

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Buenos Aires: No better way to start your travels

As an 18 year old exploring the continent for the first time this was a great way to acclimatise to the friendly South American culture. With the city of Buenos Aires just a half an hour train away as well as other day trips such as Tigre and Temaiken close too, San Isidro offers not just a great support scheme for young affected children, through the Fundación Cor program, but also offers a great location to spend your time during the program.

I really felt like a family…

With a range of children from about 4 months to 13 years it really felt like a family here – which is precisely what those kids need. That and a bit of love and attention of course. I felt a real connection with not just the kids but also the super caring staff.

This program really must be considered by anyone with an interest for volunteering or just putting a smile on the faces that need it most.

How can this program be improved?
More outdoor activities for the kids.

– Matt, 19 years old, West Sussex, England 

Would like to volunteer in Buenos Aires?

Volunteers in Buenos Aires have the opportunity to choose one of our five different programs, such as: Child Development; Childcare (Orphanage); Sports; Community Development; a Special Project: Community Feeding Program in which you help to prepare meals and serve to hundreds of needy families.

Find out more about Argentina Volunteer Programs.

Have a look also at our page with the football coaching volunteer projects in several countries.

Lucy Thiess and Chakara Kan serving meals for children in Buenos Aires

Lucy and Takara serving Meals for children and families in Buenos Aires

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Adam Lese looking for a new Messi

Adam Leese, volunteer from UK, looking for a new Messi in Argentina

Adam is probably about to discover a new Messi in Buenos Aires! While he is coaching young football talents he ...
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Lindsey Willis and Nathan volunteering in Argentina

Community Development – Volunteering in Argentina and now in Brazil

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