Mochudi Day 1 October 19th 2009 Monday Morning - Mochudi
The work began today with the drive up to Mochudi in our hired Combi. 8 CWBers plus Innocent and Ovbet, our Botswanan development coaches crammed in together with our kit and the BCA photographer. A couple of detours, in search of water for the day (we bought the stock of the Mochoudi Spar), saw us eventually arrive at the Lady Mitchison School. Expecting a short set on ... read more
Africa » Botswana » South-East » Gaborone Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant capital investment have created one of the mos... ... read more
On behalf of UK charity Cricket Without Boundaries, our band of adventurous cricket coaches and volunteers is making a two-week trip in October 2009 to Botswana, in order to promote positive awareness of HIV/Aids, while coaching cricket to enthusiastic youngsters in the country along the way. We will relish the varied and interesting challenges ahead of us both on and off the field as our adventure unfolds, and we'll include here on our blog contributions and images from each member of our hardy bunch in warts-and-all episodes throughout the trip.
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