Portland Man Determined to Make a Change in African Country

Portland Man Determined to Make a Change in African Country

Published at 9:02am 17th December 2013. (Updated at 3:58pm 17th December 2013)

A Portland cricket coach will be heading off to Uganda next year to help teach the sport and spread a vital health message.

A Portland cricket coach will be heading off to Uganda next year to help teach the sport and spread a vital health message.

Grant Neven from Portland Red Triangle has been chosen as a volunteer for the Cricket Without Boundaries project.

The charity uses cricket as a tool to fight against the spread of HIV and AIDS through an awareness programme.

25 million pound are living with the disease in Africa and around 2 point 7 million adults and children are infected each year.