2014 (Archive)

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BPF welcomes Operations Director, Oliver Munns

Joining the charity in an official capacity, Bhubesi Pride Foundation is thrilled to announce its new - and first - Operations Director, Oliver Munns. Oliver, who is based in London, was educated at Dulwich College and read economics at the University of Cambridge. Between January and July this year, Oliver volunteered with Bhubesi Pride in Africa, having been selected for the ...

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Celebrating the big efforts of BPF’s 2014 volunteers…

Meet the 2014 team and read individual profiles... Mark Davies Bio AGE: 33 NATIONALITY: Welsh HOMETOWN: Newbridge NICKNAME: Freddie After leaving Newbridge Comprehensive School Mark enrolled on a Sports Science course at Crosskeys College. He then went on to complete his Personal Trainer diploma by day and Holistic therapy qualifications by night. After spending a number of ...

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Africa As One

DHL is a major partner of RWC 2015. In a vibrant celebration of rugby, Africa and the brand's close working relationship with our beloved continent, DHL SSA (its Sub Sahara division) is running an ambitious 11-month roadshow through 46 countries enroute to Twickenham - the venue for rugby's greatest stage next September. Their initiative is called 'Africa As One' and you ...

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BPF ‘escapes the city’ & receives an award nomination at Rugby Expo 2014

Over the last few weeks, the charity has been engaging with a host of stakeholders, be it corporate partners, universities, grant-awarding bodies, schools, coaching establishments and at networking events. Two recent events have seen charity representatives - Founder, Richard Bennett and Operations Director, Oliver Munns - lead a talk at the Escape School in London and, at the Rugby Expo, Bhubesi ...

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Malawi: Local G4S employee continues to engage students through rugby in Lilongwe

We are delighted to report on a heartwarming rugby story from Malawi which sees a G4S employee (who's worked with Bhubesi Pride for the last two project visits, including May this year) continue to coordinate regular rugby coaching clinics with children at a local school in Lilongwe - in his own free time! Davis Banda works for G4S Malawi in ...

Uniting communities through rugby
Empowering staff & young leaders
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