Category Archives: AIDS in Africa

Volunteer Abroad in Swaziland – Aids Education through Rugby Coaching

PASS THE BALL, NOT THE VIRUS! Make a difference in Swaziland – Combine rugby coaching and AIDS education with this fantastic charity and develop key career skills too! WHAT DOES THIS CHARITY DO? The charity, SKRUM, aims to provide AIDS … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER – coach sport, teach or work in an orphanage

VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER on a 5 week placement from Saturday 13th July to Saturday 17th August. Coach sports available:  Football, Rugby, Tennis, Swimming, Netball, Hockey, Cricket, Frisbee Teach in primary or secondary schools Work in orphanages Make … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG: “The Day of the Girl Child” – Swaziland Rugby Coaching/AIDS education

Getting up quite early as today was all the pre planning we needed to get done for the day of the girl child.  Naomi and I went off to visit the 3 schools to confirm that they would be attending. … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: 75% of the kids at one school I visited were AIDS orphans!

24th day – 9 new schools! Today we travelled very far, like really far! Naomi was driving, Michael came with us too and Wilson and me were in the back.  We got up very early, packed the car and were … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Lazy Sundays in Swaziland – Bethany gets a lie-in

22nd day blog – Sunday lunch Today was Sunday and the continuation of Linda’s birthday celebrations!  I am very impressed as she has stretched it out for 3 weeks now.  However, Michael has informed me that this is definitely the end! … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: visiting Executioners Rock

21st day – Executioners Rock Today was another of helping Linda in the Christmas shop. One of the girls that also works in the shop was just frustrating slow at doing everything today I have never seen some take so … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Tom Gray meets the Minister for Sport

  Tom is out in Swaziland doing some Rugby Coaching with the charity SKRUM for 6 weeks.  Here he is with Swazi coaches Naomi du Pont and Wilson Dlamani meeting the Minister for Sport! Tom spent his first week in … Continue reading

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