CWB has appointed its first ever Ambassadors in Uganda and Cameroon.
Isaneez Emmanuel (Uganda) and Winston Mukum (Cameroon) - who are both full internationals - will become the charity’s first paid local coaches in their respective countries.
Gary Shankland has become Cricket Without Boundaries’ new Kenya county manager.
A veteran of three projects, he takes over from Tracey Davis who held the role from October 2011.
Gary, who was already the charity’s HIV lead in Kenya, will be responsible for planning future projects, supporting CWB’s Ambassadors and working with our partners to develop our work there.
Cricket Without Boundaries has embarked on a pioneering new project to use cricket to help end FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) in Kenya.
Working alongside local team the Maasai Cricket Warriors (MCW), volunteers from CWB and FGM charity 28 Too Many used the game to promote gender equality in the rural region of Laikipia.
Combining anti-FGM messages with cricket, the group coached 1750 schoolchildren and trained 24 teachers, health workers and doctors as coaches during a week-long visit.
As part of Cricket Without Boundaries (CWB) 10th Anniversary we have joined forces with the fantastic All Out Cricket (AOC) magazine.
The self-proclaimed, ‘World’s Best Cricket Magazine” is helping CWB celebrate its achievements of the last decade in regular features throughout the year.
Trustee Ed Williams is running the London Marathon in order to fund four new CWB coaching ambassadors – including one who is very close to his heart.
Eva Kawira an 18-year-old nursing student from Thika, Kenya. She is bright, bubbly and has the world at her feet.
But 10 years ago her grip on life was fragile and fading as she appeared to be in the final stages of her fight against AIDS.
England 2005 Ashes hero Matthew Hoggard is swapping his whites for a wetsuit to raise money for Cricket Without Boundaries (CWB) as part of its 10th Anniversary.
A decade after helping sink Australia to regain the urn, "Hoggy" – who took 248 Test wickets - is taking the plunge at four open water swimming events starting with the Great North Swim at Lake Windermere (June 12-14).
Cricket Without Boundaries (CWB) is looking for a new Country Manager (CM) to continue its work in Kenya.
The volunteer role involves planning projects in partnership with the national cricket association.
The Kenya CM will also be responsible for supporting CWB’s Ambassadors, the local coaches paid by CWB to deliver coaching and HIV/AIDS awareness in between trips.
Today (February 6) is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutiliation (FGM) and CWB is marking the event by formally announcing our first ever project focussing on the issue.
As many as three out of every four girls in Kenya are at risk of FGM and the team will be based in the rural area of Laikipia where it remains prevalent.
Cricket coaching and karaoke were the order of the day at the latest CWB training weekend.
Based at Finham Park School in Coventry around 30 new and returning volunteers from across the country took part in the two-day event to prepare them for their upcoming trips to Africa.
This spring CWB is running trips to Botswana (March 21-April 5), Cameroon (February 6-20), Rwanda (February 6-20) and Uganda (February 22-March 9).
Last year Cricket Without Boundaries (CWB) coached 50,000 children and trained over 500 adults as coaches in Africa.
Now we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers help them continue developing cricket and raising HIV/AIDS awareness on projects in Autumn 2015 and Spring 2016.
CWB is returning to Cameroon, Botswana, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and we want to hear from people from all backgrounds, whether you are a qualified cricket coach or not.