Category Archives: Garden Route

Volunteering abroad – making a difference and leaving your footprint

Ever thought about spending your school holidays coaching sport to underprivileged children abroad?  I suppose it is a bit of a bus-man’s-holiday if you are a teacher but you get to see a country from the inside and not as … Continue reading

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Volunteer Football coaching in South Africa

Often overlooked by its sexier competitor Rugby, Football is one of those sports that is universally played and appreciated and a great one to coach abroad if you want to make a difference to a disadvantaged community and leave your … Continue reading

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Uni holidays – volunteer sports coaching in South Africa

Wondering what to do in your Uni holidays next summer?  Well Annie Lock from Holmbury St. Mary has just finished a volunteer sports coaching placement in South Africa and loved every minute of it! Studying for a degree in sports … Continue reading

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The end to an experience which I will never forget

Week Five: Coaching has been cancelled because there are massive strikes in Port Elizabeth. Both the teachers and nurses want more pay!! It’s annoying as it’s our last week but it does mean we get to do some fun things! … Continue reading

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