Kenya Autumn 2013
And we're off...

And we’re off…

So, after yesterday's travel woes, today represented the first day of action for Team Kenya.  Our planned schedule for the day was for a coach education session in the morning, with some free time in the evening.  Carl generously decided that himself and Gellers would head to the school for 9am, leaving the rest of us to have...
'We're an hour and a half away'

‘We’re an hour and a half away’

Its fair to say today has been one of travel. In fact, nothing but travel! After 9 hours of flying over two flights, the team were more than prepared to take the short 5 hour bus ride down the 'highway' to our first stop, Kisumu. Over 10 hours later after travelling across what can only...
Weighing in at over 800lbs...

Weighing in at over 800lbs…

We have lift off! Well, nearly. The team have made it to the airport and are just over an hour away from departure. It's fair to say that so far team leader Carl has had a shocker. After arranging for everyone to meet at Heathrow for 5, he turned up at a leisurely 5.40. With...
Meet the team

Meet the team

TEAM KENYA – AUTUMN 2013 We're a matter of days away from the off now and the team are looking forward to landing in Nairobi and getting stuck into 2 weeks of coaching. The team all met each other for the first time at the training weekend in mid-Sept and got on well, including winning...
CWB Autumn 2013

CWB Autumn 2013

This October volunteers from CWB will be once again travelling to Kenya to coach and develop cricket with key AIDS awareness messages. You can follow their progress here on this blog.
Cricket Without Boundaries

Cricket Without Boundaries

The Cricket Without Boundaries Trust was established in April 2005 by founder-trustees Andy Hobbs, Chris Kangis and Ed Williams. It is a registered charity in the UK, number 1111316, operating under the name of Cricket Without Boundaries (“CWB”). CWB has three main goals: To spread cricket through coaching children and teaching adults how to coach;...
HIV and AIDS in Africa

HIV and AIDS in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is more heavily affected by HIV and AIDS than any other region of the world. An estimated 22.4 million people are living with HIV in the region – around two thirds of the global total. In 2008 around 1.4 million people died from AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and 1.9 million people became infected...
About Kenya

About Kenya

Kenya is situated on the east coast of Africa, surrounded by Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Somalia and Tanzania, and with the Indian Ocean along Kenya’s eastern coastline. The population is approximately 39 million. The majority of the inhabitants are Christian while the average life expectancy is 55 years. Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. Kenya is...