Bhubesi Pride Foundation

North Petherton, United Kingdom, Europe
Bhubesi Pride Foundation assembles teams of committed volunteers to carry out annual rugby coaching expeditions, using the sport as a tool for education and development in Africa.

Volunteering Activities

Women Empowerment

What We Need

Volunteer Rugby Coach - several places available each year. Working with children and young people in schools and communities in 8 countries in East and Southern Africa using RUGBY as a tool for education and social change. You would be coaching rugby from grassroots level so it is not necessary to have high level experience or rugby qualifications. However, a genuine interest in rugby and/or an understanding of the power of sport to change lives and unite communities is important.

When & Who

Annually from January to September participating from three weeks to 7 months.
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Month
3 weeks to 7 months

What we Provide

Types: Other

Meals and bottled water
Initial training
Programme management and logistics
Coaching kit and teamwear
Project related travel within Africa

(N.B. The fee excludes flights, travel insurance, visas and travel medication)

Types: Variety
Wifi & Satellite
Hot Water

Our Fees

$40 daily

From GP£1,200 to GP£8,100 plus flights to and from Africa, visas, medical insurance costs. The volunteer fee covers all accommodation, food, bottled water, program facilitation and in-country travel.

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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pick Up/Drop Off
Social Activities

Included in your volunteer fee:

Meals and bottled water
Initial training
Programme management and logistics
Coaching kit and teamwear
Project related travel within Africa

(The fee excludes flights, travel insurance, visas and travel medication)

Contact Person

Sally Bennett
48 Fore Street, North Petherton, Somerset, TA6 6PZ, UNITED KINGDOM, North Petherton, United Kingdom.

Other Ways to support us

1. We look for Volunteer rugby coaches - good people with a love of sport and a desire to work with underprivileged children and young people in Africa.

Additional Info about Us

20 to 50 people

Coaching rugby in Africa - contact us for full description.


We look for good people! You don't necessarily need a sporting or rugby qualification but a keen interest in using sport as a tool for social change.
Visit our website, view our photographs, videos and Blogs to see the great work we do in poor communities throughout East and Southern Africa.


Bhubesi Pride Foundation takes teams of volunteer Rugby Coaches and a Media Producer to document its work beginning in Kenya and travelling through 8 African countries overland.
Taking place between January and September every year, we align project activities alongside relevant partners – G4S Africa being an instrumental partner for the Foundation – NGOs, national rugby unions, government departments, international schools and local businesses, bringing added value to relationship and capacity building.

Working in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa, our objectives are as follows:

UNITE communities through rugby, promoting the sport’s values and life skills
EMPOWER and up-skill local staff, nurturing community leaders, male and female, maximising sustainability
INSPIRE long-term developmental outcomes through tangible legacy projects, alongside in-country partners

Before applying please note that volunteers are required to contribute to the cost of participating. Fees are as follows:

£1,100 for 3 weeks,
££1,425 for one month
£2,850 for 2 months
£3,950 for 3 months
£5,495 for 5 months

For shorter, longer or variances, please let us know and we will supply a quotation.

Fees include accommodation, food, in-country travel, training and some team wear. Fees do not include your travel to get to your start point or travel to return home. Fees do not include visas, medical or travel insurance.
Please note: for the Media Producer posts - the Charity will pay for UK equivalent flights to and from Africa.

Please visit our website to obtain full information before applying.