Tag Archive: Africa

GOOOOOOAL ETHIOPIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOOOOOOOAL ETHIOPIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow, after a long scoring drought TWB is again putting balls in the back of the net, scoring goals for joy! After learning that Jeremie Brillant had given 10 soccer balls… Continue reading

GOOOOOOOOOOOOAL ZAMBIA!!!

Our long, dry, scoreless spell has finally been broken by this goal in Zambia. This adorable video was posted on our Travel With Balls Facebook page a couple of days ago by “Kenteweb.”… Continue reading

All Kids Deserve Real Balls

So why are we asking for people to give away soccer balls to kids when they’re traveling through underdeveloped countries? The above images, by Jessica Hilltout, a photographer who traveled throughout Africa to… Continue reading

“The Ball”

TWB team member and Pan African Film Festival coordinator Medea Brown sent us “The Ball,” this delightful 2 minute short by filmmaker Shams Bhanji about the magic a soccer ball brings to a small village in… Continue reading

Fes Festival of Sacred Music — The Inspiration for TWB

The world-famous Fes Festival of Sacred Music in Morocco begins this evening and continues for the next ten days.  The festival, which features sacred music from all over the globe and from all… Continue reading

Girls’ Soccer in Uganda

Even if you can’t personally give a soccer ball to kids because you won’t be traveling abroad in the near future there is still a way to become involved with soccer in the… Continue reading

Whether it’s Soccer or Basketball, it’s Nothing But Nets!

Today’s TWB blog comes courtesy of Mike Lebow.  As most everyone already knows, college basketball’s March Madness tournament begins tomorrow.  It is one of sport’s most popular events and even those who don’t… Continue reading

Let’s Have the Balls to Bring Joseph Kony to Justice!

Anyone who has ever been fortunate enough to travel in Africa knows how friendly and beautiful the children there are.  They are like gorgeous flowers filled with joy and hope, their smiles as… Continue reading

More Than Just A Game…

Pan African Film Festival 2012 has finally drawn to a close.  Over the ten days that we attended the event, William and I saw 29 entries from countries as far-flung as Guadeloupe, South… Continue reading

Film Festival Time!

The Pan African Film Festival is finally here!  For the next eleven days William and I will be immersed in movies from all over Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean.  The festival is the… Continue reading