Alive and Kicking manufactures sports balls in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through the programme we will employ 10 people from disadvantaged communities to hand stitch sports balls who have previous never held a permanent job - providing them with a permanent full time fairly paid job and full training.
It ran from 12:00 PM, 27 November 2018 to 12:00 PM, 4 December 2018
Registered Charity in England and Wales (1105583)
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the poorest regions of the world. Lack of education and lack of employment opportunities contribute to a cycle of poverty that is incredibly hard to escape. 80% of Ghanaians rely on informal employment not knowing when or where their next pay packet is coming from, living hand to mouth.
A+K addresses the lack of employment opportunities by creating sustainable formal jobs paying living wages and empowering people to escape that cycle of poverty. Resulting in a positive impact on not only the individuals‚Äô everyday life; but their future, their family‚Äôs future and their community.
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