April 3rd, 2015

Mini-documentary II

Meet another of our excellent trainer, Claudio, who is has integrated working with HAND THE BALL in his daily job as a school teacher at St. Johns School, Korogocho, Nairobi. Claudio is activating more than 100 of his pupils with HAND THE BALL activities every week. We are proud to work with and to support good

March 1st, 2015

Mini-documentary

“Scenes from a HAND THE BALL-area in Nairobi ” – could be a proper title for this little 4 min. documentary. What good does HAND THE BALL actually do in Kenya? To answer this question be so kind to watch our new short documentary that we have made about one of our fantastic trainers, Benedict.

December 16th, 2013

HtB coach Osewe in a Danish feature article

On “Ulandsnyts” website you can read a portrait of one of our young HtB-trainers in Kenya. In celebration of Kenya’s 50th anniversary as an independent nation several young people from Kenya has been interviewed about their views on Kenya today and the future. A future that is not looking bright as Kenya sliding further and

August 7th, 2013

Opening of HtB-office in Nairobi

In July Hand the Ball opened two local offices in Nairobi, Kenya. The opening of both offices is to be seen as a natural progression in Hand the Ball Foundation’s commitment to Kenya, where one of the cornerstones is the strong focus on a active local presence. The opening of two offices expresses that HtB

August 7th, 2013

HTB is hiring peace ambassadors

Hand the Ball has for the remaining part of 2013 assigned 14 local young Kenyan peace ambassadors. These ambassadors will contribute to the continued development of HtB concept. The peace ambassadors have over the past two years been working intensively with a variety of peace and reconciliation projects prior to the Kenyan presidential elections, held

June 5th, 2013

Partners

We are proud to have such great partners. Our current partner is helping us funding our ongoing activities in troubled areas in Kenya. If your company is interested in hearing more about becoming a future partner or what you can do to help us expand the program to cover even more children in trouble areas –

January 5th, 2013

Off to Kibera!

On the 4th of January 2013 the Danish division of the Hand The Ball team heads to Kibera once again to see how the projects are going and to film a news cast with Danish national television station TV2 on the Hand The Ball initiative. TV2 have supported us from the launch of the very

January 5th, 2013

For quality of life press play!

Recently quoted in The Economist as “the most entrepreneurial place on the planet“, Nairobi’s Kibera district is also reckoned to be the world’s largest slum with no public sanitation, schools, health care, electricity or water. Its people may be full of ideas of how to make money on Kibera’s 1 million large market, and many

January 5th, 2013

It’s not about winning – it’s about joining in

Most people would throw that sentence right in the cliché bin. But when it comes to Hand The Ball and the street handball principles behind the activities used, joining in is all it’s about. “Simply put, what we offer is the concept of “play with a ball””, says Lasse Boesen. “That’s all it is. And

January 5th, 2013

It’s not about winning – it’s about joining in

It’s not about winning - it’s about joining in Most people would throw that sentence right in the cliché bin. But when it comes to Hand The Ball and the street handball principles behind the activities used, joining in is all it’s about. “Simply put, what we offer is the concept of “play with a ball””,

January 5th, 2013

From top handball to Kenya’s slum

Lasse Boesen’s background as professional handball player and two-time Olympian has given him unique insight into the mental, physical and social benefits of team ball play. Insights that in 2008 led him to develop a ball playing concept for children and teenagers, void of the game’s usual focus on competition and results and instead built